Apple iPod touch 5th generation vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.95 %
65.71 %

Features

 
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24 inches (123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

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

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

0.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1030 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

40.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

8.00 hours
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 09, 2015

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.45 W/kg

Body

 
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 849
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