Apple iPod touch 5th generation vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.95 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

 
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A7

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR G6430

RAM

0.5 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

1030 mAh
1570 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

 
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback

40.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

8.00 hours
10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 20, 2013

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.18 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

iPod touch loop, Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB Cable, Quick Start guide
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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