http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=thepartim-20&o=1&p=8&l=as1&asins=B0012JCZYM&md=10FE9736YVPPT7A0FBG2&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifrFrom the 9to5mac/toys section we bring you holiday shoppers the deal of the day.  A new 16Gb iPod touch generation 1 for $219.  That is about the same price as Apple sells its refurbished edition for and $80 (almost 30%) off of the original price.  It is also cheaper than the new 8Gb Model retail price. 

Inexplicably, the 8Gb Gen 1 is more at $235.

Remember Gen 1s don’t have hardware volume control, speaker, and have no capability for Mic input but are otherwise mostly the same as Gen 2 feature-wise.  The new iPods also have a processor that can be ratcheted slightly higher.

Recently, analysts noted that iPods were in short supply in Amazon and other retailers’ inventories.

 

 

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