Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPhone 3GS

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution

320 x 480 pixels
320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density

165 ppi
165 ppi

Technology

LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

54.79 %
52.35 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

 
Single camera

Main camera

 
3 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus

Video recording

 
640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)
4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)

Weight

4.05 oz (115 g)
the average is 18.1 oz (518 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Colors

 
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

Processor

 
Single core, 600 MHz

GPU

 
PowerVR SGX535

RAM

0.25 GB
0.25 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

OS

iOS (3.x)
iOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x, 3.x)

Battery

Capacity

789 mAh
1219 mAh

Talk time

 
12.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Music playback

30.00 hours
30.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

Proprietary
Proprietary

Features

USB charging
 

Location

 
GPS

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

 
Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications

 
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 08, 2009

 
FCC ID value: BCGA1303A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.19 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

 
0.33 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz