Model A1318 / 32 or 64 GB capacity

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Can a 32 gb be upgraded to 64 gb?

I currently have the 32 GB iPod touch 3G. But I have it filled to the maximum and still have more stuff I would like to put on it. Can it be upgraded to the 64 GB iPod without having to buy a brand new 64 GB iPod touch 3G?

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Is the NAND on the 32gb and the 64gb the same size and placement on the logic board? If so, say you were to replace the 32gb module with a new 64gb module. Would the ipod boot up or will you first need to install system files onto the NAND chip via usb NAND reader?


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The short answer: not really.

The iPod touch series has its memory in flash that is soldered to the logic board. You'd have to get a 64GB iPod, desolder the memory off, then resolder the memory onto the old iPod.

If you need a bigger iPod, I'd say you should sell this one and grab the 64GB.

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Another option is to find a 64 GB 3rd gen Touch logic board and swap out the 32 GB board. They are direct replacements, but that would be almost as expensive as buying a new Touch.


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