Apple iPod touch 4th generation vs Apple iPod touch 5th generation

Display

Size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

960 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

57.28 %
60.95 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A4
Apple A5

Processor

Single core
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Yes
PowerVR SGX543MP2

RAM

0.25GB
0.5GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

OS

iOS (6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)

Battery

Capacity

930 mAh
1030 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

0.7 MP
5 MP

Features

 
Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
EIS, Video calling

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.40 x 2.30 x 0.28 inches (112 x 58 x 7 mm)
4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

3.56 oz (101 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)
3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Colors

 
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Flight mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
iPod touch loop, Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB Cable, Quick Start guide
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