Apple Doubles Memory on iPhone and iPod
Apple updated its iPhone and iPod Touch lineup Tuesday, doubling the memory and setting a new premium price for its high-end models.
The latest iPhone features 16 gigabytes of memory and retails for $499.
The previously released 8 GB version of the hybrid cell phone, multimedia player and wireless Internet device costs $399.
The new iPod Touch comes with 32 GB of memory and retails for $499.
The older 16 GB and 8 GB versions of the combination multimedia player wireless Internet gadget cost $399 and $299, respectively.
The new devices are available through Apple's online and retail stores. The updated iPhone is also available through AT&T's online and retail stores.
Apple said that all iPhone and iPod Touch models come with updated software that the company announced in January. It includes a new maps application and the ability to watch movies from the iTunes movie rental service.
Shares of Apple were up more than 1 percent Tuesday.