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Ipod touch 8gb what generation is it?

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WHEN I WENT TO INFO THIS IS THE MODEL #mc086LL
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I think it's a 3rd generation ipod touch.
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any way to tell for sure?
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if its 8 gb without a 2 cameras... its 1st or 2nd gen. there is no 3rd gen 8gb.

If it has a speaker, then its 2nd gen.
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3rd gen was only 32 and 64 gig.

2nd gen has a rounded/oval antenna cover, the 1st gen has a squarish one.
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it is indeed a 3rd gen.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Deegan View Post
it is indeed a 3rd gen.
Hmm, Apple itself says their is no 8gb 3rd gen iPod.

Quote:
iPod touch (3rd generation)

iPod touch (3rd generation) features a 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display and 32 GB or 64 GB flash drive. You can browse the web with Safari and watch YouTube videos with Wi-Fi. You can also search, preview, and buy songs from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store on iPod touch.

The iPod touch (3rd generation) can be distinguished from iPod touch (2nd generation) by looking at the back of the device. In the text below the engraving, look for the model number. iPod touch (2nd generation) is model A1288, and iPod touch (3rd generation) is model A1318.
Apparently some 2nd gen iPod touches were sold as 3rd gen. a "3rd gen" 8 gb iPod touch will not upgrade higher than iOS 4.1.2, just as any 2nd gen will not.
Apple basically released an 8 gig 2nd gen at the same time as the 3rd gen release, and it was grouped in with the 3rd gen (not by Apple, but retailers and consumers), but in reality it is not.

A post on Apples forum about it
Edited by blupupher - 11/3/11 at 5:50am
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well it doest have a camera but it also doesnt have a speaker?

my bad it does have a speaker
Edited by valtopps - 11/3/11 at 12:42pm
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well if you use my helpful post.... then the only thing left is 1st gen, correct?

No speaker mean zero music comes out unless you have the headphones.
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what does the back look like?

1st gen:


2nd gen:


but if it has no speaker, it would be a 1st gen
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