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Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPod touch

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Apple iPod touch 3rd generation Remove phone

Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPod touch Remove phone

Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSiOS (3.x)iOS (1.x) 
Dimensions4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)4.30 x 2.40 x 0.31 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm) 
Weight4.05 oz (115 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

165 ppi165 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCDLCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Hardware
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

256 MB RAM128 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Battery
Capacity789 mAh  
Not user replaceableYesYes 
Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Preset equalizer, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Preset equalizer 
YouTube player Yes 
specifications continue after the ad
Internet browsing
BrowserSafari  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Sensors Accelerometer 
Availability
Officially announced09 Sep 200913 Sep 2007 

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