Apple iPod touch 5th generation vs Apple iPod touch 6th generation

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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 %
60.95 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A5
Apple A8 APL1011

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1100 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP2
PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450

RAM:

0.5GB
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1030 mAh
1043 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
1.2 MP (HDR)

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

Weight:

3.10 oz (88.0 g)
3.10 oz (88.0 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control
Left: Volume control

Colors:

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2012
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