Apple iPod touch 5th generation vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.95 %
60.82 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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:

0.5GB
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1030 mAh
1570 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

1.2 MP
1.2 MP

Video capture:

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

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 (88.0 g)
3.95 oz (112.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm 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

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, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2642A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Buyers 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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2012
Sep 10, 2013
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