Points in favor of realness: the photos aren't blurry; we've got multiple shots of the camera hardware; the photos match previous rumors about camera placement. Points against realness: they came from a radio show; and the iPod is totally destroyed.
A Portuguese retailer has let slip on two more cases designed for the fifth-gen iPod Nano, and third-gen iPod Touch—and camera placement perfectly matches the Chinese cases Cult of Mac spotted. Update: Pics pulled, cases "available September." Hmmm?
Techcrunch is reporting, via "sources in Asia," that Apple is gobbling up huge numbers of camera sensors—the same ones used in the iPhone 3GS—for use in iPods. If Apple isn't really doing this, they should be.
We'd been hearing things about digital cameras in the next-gen iPods, but we thought it'd be in the touch. iLounge has mocked up the next-gen iPod nano using details from a source they say "has a perfect track record for accuracy." It's got a camera in its butt.