On one hand the iPod touch 5th gen is less than iPhone, for it still lacks the cellular mode and everything the cell communication can suggest, but on the other hand it’s a lots, lots more than a player. Marketed as a portable fun device, the iPod touch 5th gen features a 4″ widescreen multi-touch IPS Retina display (1136 x 640, 326 ppi) and a couple of cameras: a 5-megapixel rear “iSight” camera with LED flash capable of recording 1080p video and a front 1.2 megapixel “FaceTime HD” 720p camera. Thought short of cellular communication the iPod touch 5th gen is top wireless communication device. It sports Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11n Wi-Fi embracing both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies. The software has been also enhanced embracing Siri and AirPlay. All those features are backed up by a 1 GHz dual-core A5 processor and 512 MB of RAM. The battery supported 40 hours of music playback and 8 hours of video playback. To emphasize the fun the iPod touch 5th gen is available in six colors: dark gray “slate”, silver, pink, blue, yellow and red. All the models go with white glass fronts excluding the dark gray modification. It has a black glass front.
iPod Touch 5th Gen 32, 64 GB
Introduced on September 12, 2012.
- Processor Speed: 1.0 GHz.
- Processor Type: Apple A5.
- Processor Core: 2.
- Onboard RAM: 512 MB.
- Storage capacity: 32 GB, 64 GB.
- Display: 4″ retina display (1136 x 640, 326 ppi).
- Connectivity: USB, wi-fi, Bluetooth.
- Wireless standard: 802.11n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.
- Bluetooth: 4.0.
- OS installed: iOS 6.0.
- Max. OS upgrade: iOS 9.x). Mac support: MacOS X 10.6.8.
- Dimensions: 4.86 x 2.31 x 0.24.
- Average weight: 3.10 oz.
- Navigation: Multitouch screen.
- Format: MP3.
- Battery Type: Battery provides 40 hours (music), 8 hours (video).
- Colors: Dark gray “slate”, silver, pink, blue, yellow and red.
Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price
Apple Order: MD723LL/A. MD723LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 32GB dark gray “slate”. MD720LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 32GB silver. MC903LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 32GB pink. MD717LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 32GB blue. MD714LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 32GB yellow. MD749LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 32GB red. MD724LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 64GB dark gray “slate”. MD721LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 64GB silver, MC904LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 64GB pink. MD718LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 64GB blue. MC540LL/A – iPod Touch 5G 64GB yellow. MD705LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 64GB red. ME978LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 32GB dark gray “space”. ME979LL/A– iPod Touch 5G 64GB dark gray “space”. Apple Model No: A1421 (EMC 2600).
Discontinued: July 15, 2015.
Price: $229, $399.
- As a nice detail, the iPod touch 5th gen has a pop-out nub at the rear back so a user can attach an arm strap nicknamed “ipod touch loop”. The gray “slate” color was later swapped for gray “space”.
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