MacRumors reports that over the weekend, two prototype iPod touches were listed on eBay before they were removed. Photos were posted by 9to5Mac and a YouTube video by Bilsta57 recorded the rest(this is where MacRumors got most of their information). The eBay description: “Well..These were R & D units..One wont turn off and has some […]
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eBay: A Place Where You Can Find 3rd-Generation iPod Touch Prototypes

MacRumors reports that over the weekend, two prototype iPod touches were listed on eBay before they were removed. Photos were posted by 9to5Mac and a YouTube video by Bilsta57 recorded the rest(this is where MacRumors got most of their information).
The eBay description:

“Well..These were R & D units..One wont turn off and has some wierd OS…or lack of firmware So it will be dead when you get it,,,but will power up when you plug it in…The other won’t turn on has a brown spot on the screen. Both have cameras”

The video poster noted that he he had contacted the eBay poster inquiring about the device’s origins. The response:

“Sorry… Have no idea… I bought them from a guy at a flea market and he bought them from a live auction here in the Bay Area.”

This removes what little doubt was remain regarding last year’s iPod touch rumors that suggested the new model would indeed have a camera. However, it seems that Apple, shortly before launch, decided to remove the camera, and thus current iPod touch models have no such camera.

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