Apple iPod touch 4th generation vs Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPad Air

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.5 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

960 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

LCD
LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

57.28 %
54.79 %
71.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A4
Apple A7

Processor:

Single core
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit

GPU:

Yes
PowerVR G6430

RAM:

0.25GB
0.25GB
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
128GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (3.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity:

930 mAh
789 mAh
8820 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

0.7 MP
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.40 x 2.30 x 0.28 inches (112 x 58 x 7 mm)
4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)

Weight:

3.56 oz (101.0 g)
4.05 oz (115.0 g)
16.86 oz (478.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, Gray, Silver, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 22, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCGA1475

Measured SAR:

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 929

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2010
Sep 09, 2009
Oct 22, 2013
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