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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Rivals and Competitors

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Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches)
  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM vs 256 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Apple iPod touch 2nd generation


  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • No front-facing camera

Apple iPod touch 4th generation Apple iPod touch 4th generation


  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (326 ppi)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches vs 4.40 x 2.30 x 0.28 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM vs 256 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Apple iPod touch 2nd generation


  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • No front-facing camera

Apple iPod touch 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (326 ppi)
  • Dual core processor
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches vs 4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Apple iPod touch Apple iPod touch


  • Lacks an e-mail client

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches vs 4.30 x 2.40 x 0.31 inches)
  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Apple iPod touch 2nd generation


  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches)
  • No rear camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 3GS Apple iPhone 3GS


  • Single-core processor
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM vs 256 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • No front-facing camera

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Apple iPod touch 2nd generation


  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 4s Apple iPhone 4s


  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (326 ppi)
  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)
  • Dual core processor

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches vs 4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Apple iPod touch 2nd generation


  • Small dimensions (4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches)
  • No rear camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 3G Apple iPhone 3G


  • Single-core processor
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (128 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • No front-facing camera

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