Apple iPod touch 4th generation vs Apple iPod touch 3rd generation vs Apple iPod touch 6th generation

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

960 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI

Technology:

LCD
LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

57.28 %
54.79 %
60.95 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

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

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A4
Apple A8 APL1011

Processor:

Single core
Dual-core, 1100 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU:

Yes
PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450

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)

Battery

Capacity:

930 mAh
789 mAh
1043 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

0.7 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

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)
4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

3.56 oz (101.0 g)
4.05 oz (115.0 g)
3.10 oz (88.0 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR
4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync
AirDrop

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399

In The Box:

Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB cable, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2010
Sep 09, 2009
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