Apple iPod touch 4th generation vs Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPod touch 2nd generation

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
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI

Technology:

LCD
LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

57.28 %
54.79 %
54.79 %

Touchscreen:

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

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A4

Processor:

Single core

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.25GB
0.25GB
0.1GB

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
32GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (3.x)
iOS (2.x)

Battery

Capacity:

930 mAh
789 mAh
789 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

0.7 MP

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

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

Weight:

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

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features:

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer

Other:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2010
Sep 09, 2009
Sep 09, 2008
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