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iPod Touch

The iPod touch features an iPhone-like interface and touch screen and features wireless access to the iTunes Store and the internet.

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First-Generation iPod touch

The 8 and 16 GB models of the first-generation iPod touch were introduced on September 5, 2007 at Apple's "The Beat Goes On" media event. The 32 GB model was added February 5, 2008.

Configurations

Capacity 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
Price (USD)$299 $399 $499

Specifications

Size and Weight

Height: 110 mm (4.3 inches) Width: 61.8 mm (2.4 inches) Depth: 8? mm (? inch) Weight: 120 grams (4.2 ounces)

Capacity

  • 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB flash drive
  • Holds up to 1,750, 3,500 or 7,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
  • Holds up to 10,000, 20,000 or 25,000 iPod-viewable photos
  • Holds up to 10, 20 or 40 hours of video

Display

  • 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display
  • 480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch


Second-Generation iPod touch

The second-generation iPod touch was unveiled at Apple's "Let's Rock" media event on September 9, 2008.

Configurations

Capacity 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
Price (USD/EUR/GBP)$229/€219/£169 $299/€279/£219 $399/€369/£289

Specifications

More detailed specifications listed at Apple.com

Size and weight:

  • Height: 110 mm (4.3 inches)
  • Width: 61.8 mm (2.4 inches)
  • Depth: 8.5 mm (0.33 inch)
  • Weight: 115 grams (4.05 ounces)

Capacity

  • 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB flash drive
  • Holds up to 1,750, 3,500 or 7,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
  • Holds up to 10,000, 20,000 or 25,000 iPod-viewable photos
  • Holds up to 10, 20 or 40 hours of video

Display

  • 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display
  • 480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch

Power and battery

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
  • Playback time
    • Music playback time: up to 36 hours when fully charged
    • Video playback time: up to 6 hours when fully charged
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adaptor (sold separately)
    • Fast-charge time: about 1.5 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)
    • Full-charge time: about 3 hours

Fourth-Generation iPod touch

The fourth-generation iPod touch was unveiled at Apple's special media event on September 1, 2010.

Configurations

Capacity 8 GB 32 GB 64 GB
Price (USD/EUR/GBP)$199/€219/£169 $299/€279/£219 $399/€369/£289

Specifications

More detailed specifications listed at Apple.com

Size and weight:

  • Height: 111 mm (4.4 inches)
  • Width: 58.9 mm (2.3 inches)
  • Depth: 7.2 mm (0.28 inch)
  • Weight: 101 grams (3.56 ounces)

Capacity

  • 8GB, 32GB, or 64GB flash drive
  • Holds up to 1,750, 7,000 or 14,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
  • Holds up to 10,000, 40,000 or 90,000 iPod-viewable photos
  • Holds up to 10, 40 or 80 hours of video

Display

  • 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display
  • 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 324 pixels per inch

Power and battery

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
  • Playback time
    • Music playback time: up to 40 hours when fully charged
    • Video playback time: up to 7 hours when fully charged
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adaptor (sold separately)
    • Fast-charge time: about 2 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)
    • Full-charge time: about 4 hours

Differences Between iPod touch and iPhone

The iPhone has the following hardware features that the iPod touch does not:

  • Cameras (the fourth generation carries cameras, but are not the same as the ones in the iPhone)
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope (this applies to all previous generations, as the fourth generation carries a gyroscope)
  • “Song Skip” button on included headset
  • Built-in microphone for voice recording and calls (this difference only applies to the first generation touch, as the second/third generation has a microphone in the headphones, and the fourth generation has a microphone built-in)
  • EDGE wireless internet
  • Bluetooth (this difference only applies to the first generation touch, as the second generation has bluetooth capabilities)
  • GPS
  • 3G wireless Internet
  • FaceTime (the fourth generation allows FaceTime)

The iPhone has the following software features that the iPod touch does not:

  • Sounds setting under General
  • Ringtones


Other iPod models

iPod (1G) | iPod (2G) | iPod (3G) | iPod (4G Monochrome) | iPod (4G Color) | iPod (5G) | iPod classic
iPod U2 Edition | Harry Potter Collector's iPod | HP iPod
iPod mini | iPod nano (1G) | iPod nano (2G) | iPod nano (3G) | iPod nano (4G) | iPod nano (5G)
iPod shuffle (1G) | iPod shuffle (2G) | iPod shuffle (3G)
iPod touch | iPhone | iPhone 3G | iPhone 3GS