To purchase a full-price iPod Touch, you can visit a local or visit the online Apple Store. You can expect to pay different prices depending on the memory size you are interested in. The 8GB version is the cheapest iPod touch - it runs for $199 on the official site, compared to $299 and $399 for the 16GB and 32GB respectively. Online retailers such as and offer a user marketplace where cheaper iPods can be purchased.
Sometimes finding good deals requires looking somewhere other than Apple. Craigslist, eBay, and can also offer cheap iPods. The drawbacks here include that the , don't always have warranties, probably won't be the latest generation, and, with an auction or classified ad, you might not get what you think you're buying. Be sure to research the seller's other transactions where possible. If you're willing to take a little more risk, though, buying used is a sure bet for saving money.