iPod Touch 5th Gen Only A Few Weeks Away

New iPod Touch

Just a few weeks after the release of Apples iPhone 5, word is spreading that the fifth generation of the iPod Touch is already on its way.The new iPod Touch release date is slated for late October, according to Slash Gear.When the iPod Touch announcement was made during Apples iPhone 5 launch, the only information given about the iPod was that it would be released in October. Slash Gear reported that Australian users are now seeing a ship date of three weeks on Apple‘s website. The new iPod Nano reportedly has the same release date as the iPod Touch.Pre-order is currently available through the U.S. online store, but the ship date is simply stated as “October.”The new iPods are in scant supply, CNET reported Friday, via a report from Japanese Apple blog Macotakara. Shipments of the new iPod Touch are due in Japan next Tuesday, and there are “considerably few numbers of the initial shipment.”On Friday, MacRumors reported that early pre-orders of the Touch had moved to “Preparing for Shipment.” One customer even reported that his credit card had been charged.In Australia the expected delivery date is Oct. 29, while in New Zealand the release date is slated for Nov. 2, according to MacRumors.

via New iPod Touch Release Date Slated For Late October: Report.