Prototype of 5th generation Apple iPod touch reveals 30 pin port
The first Apple iPod touch model to sport the Lightning port instead of the 30 pin port was the fifth generation iPod touch. However, a tweet disseminated by Twitter subscriber Mr·White (@laobaiTD) shows what is alleged to be an iPod touch fifth generation prototype with the 30 pin port on the bottom of its shell instead of the Lightning port. Apple decided to make the change and use the Lightning port after agreeing to make the display larger at 4-inches (LCD) compared to the 3.5-inch LCD screen found on the first through fourth generation models of the iPod touch.
The first iPhone to sport a Lightning port was the iPhone 5 compared to the 30 pin port that was used on the iPhone 4s to charge the battery and transfer data. Not only is the Lightning plug less wieldy than the 30 pin plug, it also is reversible and transfers data at a faster rate than the 30 pin plug does.
Last month we showed you what is supposed to be a render of the iPod touch (2021) rumored to …
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