9To5Mac claims to have received new information about the previously reported iPod updates that are expected to accompany the iPhone 5 at Apple’s special event on Wednesday.

The report suggests that Apple will be unveiling a ‘tweaked’ iPod shuffle, a new iPod nano and new iPod touches.

Sources claim that Apple could be keeping the design of the fourth-generation iPod touch for the entry-level model, but the two higher priced models may have undergone a redesign. The report states no specifics about what the redesign could entail, but does suggest that the iPod touch could come in a variety of colours for the first time.

A new codename for the iPod nano suggests a design and internal change to the device, sources have told 9To5Mac. It will apparently come in eight colours, and might only be available in a 16GB version.

The new iPod nano design could resemble the mockup above.

The iPod shuffle is expected to be updated with minor tweaks, and could have an additional three colour options, boosting the choice to eight colours.

All of the new iPods are likely to have the smaller dock connecter that is expected to be introduced with the iPhone 5.

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