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What's The Difference - Comparing The iPod Touch 5 to the iPod Touch 4

Updated Friday, September 14, 2012
iPod Touch Buyer's Guide

Ok so Apple announced the new iPod Touch (along with a upadated iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle), what are the differences between the old and new versions (version 4 and version 5)?

Generation 5 is: half an inch longer (0.46in or 10.5%), very slightly narrower, a little over 15% thinner, 13% lighter, the 8GB model has been dropped, Bluetooth is now version 4.0 instead of 2.1, a little over 14% more screen real estate, 18% more pixels, 1 hour greater video playback time, smaller charging connector and better headphones. See more below ...

Reviews
Hands On: New Apple iPod Touch (With Video) - pcmag
Apple has made the iPod touch relevant again - techradar
5th-generation iPod touch hands-on! - engadget
iPod touch cameras should appeal to all types - arstechnica
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iPod Touch 4th Generation


White & Black
iPod Touch 5th Generation


Yellow, Red, White, Blue, & Black MD724LL/A



Size &Weight
Height: 4.4 inches (111.0 mm)
Width: 2.32 inches (58.9 mm)
Depth: 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
Weight: 3.56 ounces (101 grams)
Height: 4.86 inches (123.4 mm)
Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
Weight: 3.10 ounces (88 grams)
Capacity
8GB, 32GB or 64GB 32GB or 64GB
Wireless
Wireless 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Maps: Location-based service
802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Maps: Location-based service
Display
Retina Color Display 960-by-640 - 326 pixels per inch
3.5-inch multi-touch
Retina Color Display 1136-by-640 - 326 pixels per inch
4-inch multi-touch
Camera, Photos & Video

Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still photos (960 by 720) with back camera
VGA-quality photos and video up to 30 frames per second with front camera
Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi
Support for 1024 by 768 pixels with Apple VGA Adapter
576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable
576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable
5-megapixel iSight camera - Five-element lens
LED flash
HD video recording (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second
Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi
AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (3rd generation) at up to 1080p and Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to 720p
Panorama
Input/Output
30-pin dock connector
3.5-mm stereo headphone  minijack
Built-in speaker
Microphone
Lightning connector
3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
Built-in speaker
Microphone
Buttons & Connectors


Power
Music playback time: Up to 40 hours when fully charged
Video playback time: Up to 7 hours when fully charged
Charging times: Fast charge in about 2 hours (80% capacity), full charge in about 4 hours
Music playback time: Up to 40 hours when fully charged
Video playback time: Up to 8 hours when fully charged
Charging times: Fast charge in about 2 hours (80% capacity), full charge in about 4 hours
Other Features
Earphones
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Apple EarPods
Three-axis gyro
Accelerometer

More Details ...

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Lightning connector



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