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Apple iPod touch 5th generation Rivals and Competitors

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


  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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


  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.40 x 2.30 x 0.28 inches)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches vs 0.28 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 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 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • 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 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 5 Apple iPhone 5


  • High-resolution display (640 x 1136 pixels)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM vs 1016 MB RAM)
  • 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 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 5s Apple iPhone 5s


  • High-resolution display (640 x 1136 pixels)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM vs 1024 MB RAM)
  • 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 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 4 Apple iPhone 4


  • Single-core processor
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • 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 5th generation Apple iPod touch 5th generation


  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPhone 5c Apple iPhone 5c


  • High-resolution display (640 x 1136 pixels)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches vs 4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM vs 1016 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB

in-depth comparison



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


  • High pixel densitiy screen (326 ppi)
  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)

Apple iPad mini Apple iPad mini


  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • Low pixel density screen (162 ppi)
  • The camera lacks flash

Common for both Pros & Cons

  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.24 inches vs 0.28 inches)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB

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