Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPod touch 2nd generation

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Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI

Technology:

LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

54.79 %
54.79 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

RAM:

0.25GB
0.1GB

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (3.x)
iOS (2.x)

Battery

Capacity:

789 mAh
789 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Design

Dimensions:

4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)
4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)

Weight:

4.05 oz (115.0 g)
4.05 oz (115.0 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Preset equalizer, Background playback
Album art cover, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g

USB:

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2009
Sep 09, 2008
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