Apple iPod touch 6th generation vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.95 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
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)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Pink, Blue, Red
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8 APL1011
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Dual-core, 1100 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

1043 mAh
2900 mAh

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
13 hours

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

40.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

8.00 hours
12.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

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

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
Lightning

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 07, 2016

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB cable, Quick Start Guide
 

MSRP price

$ 399
$ 969
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