On September 12, 2012 the company Apple introduced the 5th generation iPod Touch player, which was popularized by its high technical characteristics and striking design, almost completely copying iPhone 5.
The iPod touch Overview 5G describes the main features of this model.
The features that differentiate iPod touch 5 are the look and feel of the iPhone 5 and the hardware as of the iPhone 4S.
The player has an operating system iOS 6.0, the current version at the time of the player's release. The Retina Display screen is four-inch, with a resolution of 1136×640, the matrix is made using IPS technology. The device is equipped with two cameras. The main camera is 5 megapixels, there are functions of adjustable flash, autofocus, panorama, image stabilization, video recording is made in 1080p. Front camera 1.2 MP, video recording in 720p format.
Also the iPod is equipped with:
- dual-core processor, Apple A5, 800 MHz,
- RAM 512 MB,
- quad-core graphics chip, PowerVR SGX543MP2.
The player is released in two variations of internal memory: 32 and 64 GB, there is no additional memory card. The iPod has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11a / b / g / n), Lightning, 3.5mm jack. The operating time in audio playback mode is about 40 hours, and in video playback mode up to 8 hours.The dimensions of the player are 123.4 x 58.6 x 6.1 mm, and the weight is 88 g.
The player is packed in a transparent plastic box. The base package for iPod touch 5th generation includes:
- USB cable;
- EarPods headphones;
There is a debate about the appearance of gadgets – Android is better iOS or vice versa. With its introduction, the iPod touch 5G made a splash in the portable audio and video player niche, leading to many comparative reviews.
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The design of the player almost completely repeats the design iPhone 5. The all-metal body is made of anodized aluminum. The material provides a pleasant tactile feel, improves the scratch resistance of iPod touch, and leaves less fingerprints on the player.
The device is available in the following colors: silver, yellow, pink, blue, bright red and black. The front panel is white, except for the black model with matching trim. The panel houses the Home button and front camera. The back panel of the device is equipped with a strap mount, camera, flash, microphone and a cover that covers the Wi-Fi antenna of the module.
The volume control keys are located on the left side panel, and the power button on the top. The side edges are rounded at the back. There is a screen on the front side.
The iPod Touch 5 has a 4-inch wide Retina display. High image quality is provided by a screen resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels and a matrix of IPS technology. You can examine the quality of the installed display by reading the articles and watching the video on the topic “iPod touch 5 review”.
The iPod interface matches the software installed on the company's mobile phone Apple. The current software at the time of the release of the player was IOS 6.0.
The iPod touch 5 player is presented in two versions: 32 GB and 64 GB of memory. The RAM is 512 MB.
iPod touch 5 has high working hours. The device is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 1030 mAh, which allows the player to work for about 40 hours when playing audio files and 8 hours when playing video files. Full charging takes 4 hours. There is a fast charging function that allows you to charge the device up to 80% in 2 hours.
The sound produced by iPod touch is smooth, clear, without blockages in different frequencies. The increased volume level compared to its predecessor and good bass improve the sound quality. The included EarPods also feature high sound quality. The design of the headphones is made as comfortable as possible for all types of ears.
The player's speaker is slightly quieter than the speaker on iPhone 5, but this is not a significant drawback. To improve the sound performance, there is the possibility of using an equalizer. Prior to the release of iPod touch 5, Walkman portable audio devices performed better.
The striking design and variety of color options draws attention to the iPod touch model 5G. This device has a lot of advantages. Besides the stylish design, the iPod is practical and inexpensive; the player is thin and light. The only downside is the incomplete set of EarPods headphones. They lack a remote control and microphone.
The iPod touch 5G is a copy of a smartphone, but the cellular module is missing. The ability to play audio and video files, use applications, take photos and videos, access the Internet without the risk of completely draining the battery makes the iPod a pleasant addition to any mobile device.