Apple iPod touch 4th generation vs Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPhone 4

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

960 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI
960 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI

Technology:

LCD
LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

57.28 %
54.79 %
55.77 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

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

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A4
Apple A4

Processor:

Single core
Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

Yes
PowerVR SGX535

RAM:

0.25GB
0.25GB
0.5GB

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
32GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (3.x)
iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)

Battery

Capacity:

930 mAh
789 mAh
1420 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

0.7 MP
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
0.3 MP VGA

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)
4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)

Weight:

3.56 oz (101.0 g)
4.05 oz (115.0 g)
4.83 oz (137.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging

Location:

A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 07, 2010

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2380A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.17 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.43 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2010
Sep 09, 2009
Jun 07, 2010
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