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

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 %

Features

 
Oleophobic coating

Hardware & Performance

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

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
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)

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 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)
3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (448 g)

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

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
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 399
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