Apple iPod touch 6th generation

Apple iPod touch 6th generation

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches)

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Proprietary USB connector
  • Lacks GPS

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Description

The 6th Generation iPod touch comes with a 4-inch IPS retina display and is powered by the same Apple A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 which means a 64bit 1.4 GHz dual core processor, PowerVR GX6450 graphics and 1GB of RAM. The camera has been improved as well over the previous generation and now the back houses an 8-megapixel iSight unit.

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Display

  • Display size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 640 x 1136 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.

    • 326 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.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 60.95 %
  • Peak brightness:
    • 500 cd/m2 (nit)
  • Features:
    • Oleophobic coating

Camera

  • Rear camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.4
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
  • Video recording:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
  • Front camera:
      • 1.2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.10 oz (88 g)
      the average is 13.8 oz (394 g)
  • Colors:
    • Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Apple A8 APL1011
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 1100 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm
  • GPU:

    GPU - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450
  • RAM:

    RAM - 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.

      • 1 GB RAM
  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • OS:
    • iOS (11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 1043 mAh
  • Music playback:
    • 40.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 8.00 hours

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • USB charging
  • Other:
    • AirDrop

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Multimedia

  • Speakers:
    • Loudspeaker
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
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Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB cable, Quick Start Guide
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 399

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPod touch 5th generation 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 199

Apple iPod touch 5th generation 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 32 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 249

Apple iPod touch 5th generation 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 299

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