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    Interesting move getting rid of the rear camera, so this is only a good FaceTime/Skype device as far as camera is concerned..
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    Evidently someone at Apple read my mind - removing the camera (a useless feature) to save on cost was a brilliant decision. Without question, if I were to buy a new iPod Touch, I'd buy this one.
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    I could be wrong, but it's always been my understanding (assumption) that typically someone who doesn't have a full feature smart phone would have an iPod Touch in addition to their simple phone (or no phone at all). Hence, the camera would seem to be an essential feature - especially for those who like to post photos on facebook and Instagram and send photos in text messages to their friends/family. I don't know, it just seems like an odd feature to remove from a device like this. I mean it's basically an iPhone without the calling and cellular capabilities.
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    I like a camera on a phone or touch. Sorry. Just not on a 10" iPad. Too large to hold up to take pics but the iPod touch is perfect for that.

    But in the end Apple will do what Apple will do and no one will tell them different. You just have to "THINK DIFFERENT"! And also "YOU are holding it WRONG"!

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    But in the end Apple will do what Apple will do and no one will tell them different. You just have to "THINK DIFFERENT"! And also "YOU are holding it WRONG"!
    Truth. I think the removal of the rear facing camera is a smart business move for them, as it lowers the cost of what is essentially a music playing device, and also encourages people who desire the camera to spring for a more expensive iPhone or iPad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dtravis7 View Post
    I like a camera on a phone or touch. Sorry. Just not on a 10" iPad. Too large to hold up to take pics but the iPod touch is perfect for that.

    But in the end Apple will do what Apple will do and no one will tell them different. You just have to "THINK DIFFERENT"! And also "YOU are holding it WRONG"!
    That doesn't seem to deter other people from doing that. >_>" I think it looks absolutely ridiculous but hey whatever makes them happy.
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    Even though the rear facing camera takes higher quality photos, but in the end don't we all just use it for taking selfles and applying a bunch of filters to degrade the quality to make us look sexier anyways?

    I can't think of too many situations where I would need to have a iPod touch with a rear camera. I mostly use my old iPhone 4 for the gym now. Anyone who can afford an iPod touch probably will have other means of taking better quality photos.

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    I see it as a good offering. My dad loves his iPod touch, but basically only uses it as a music device. I don't think he's ever taken a photo with it. This would be a good option for him (and I'm sure many other adults that don't feel the need to take a photo every couple of hours).

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