Capacity and Price1

16GB $199

32GB $249

64GB $299

128GB $399 (Available exclusively through Apple)

Size and Weight

4.86 inches
(123.4 mm)
2.31 inches
(58.6 mm)
0.24 inch
(6.1 mm)

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)2



Retina display

4-inch (diagonal) widescreen display with Multi-Touch IPS technology

1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi

800:1 contrast ratio (typical)

500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating


A8 chip with 64-bit architecture

M8 motion coprocessor

iSight Camera

8MP iSight camera


ƒ/2.4 aperture

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Backside illumination

Auto image stabilization

Auto HDR for Photos

Improved face detection

Exposure control

Panorama (up to 43MP)

Burst mode

Tap to focus

Photo geotagging over Wi-Fi

Timer mode

Video Recording

1080p HD video recording (30 fps)

Tap to focus while recording

Slo-mo video (120 fps)

Time-lapse video

Cinematic video stabilization

Improved face detection

3x zoom

Video geotagging over Wi-Fi

FaceTime HD Camera

1.2MP photos

ƒ/2.2 aperture

720p HD video recording

Backside illumination sensor

Auto HDR for photos and videos

Improved face detection

Burst mode

Exposure control

Timer mode


802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi

Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology

Maps: Location-based service3

Audio Playback

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz

Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

User-configurable maximum volume limit

TV and Video

AirPlay Mirroring and video out to Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)

Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)

H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Intelligent Assistant4

Siri — Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more

Use hands-free

Listen and identify songs

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors

Home Volume up/down 3.5 mm
headphone jack
Built-in speaker Lightning connector On/Off

Input and Output

Lightning connector

3.5 mm headphone jack

Built-in speaker


Power and Battery5

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Music playback time: Up to 40 hours

Video playback time: Up to 8 hours


Three-axis gyro


Operating System

iOS 9

The world’s most advanced mobile operating system gets major enhancements to built-in apps, a smarter Siri and search, and much more.

Learn more about iOS 9

iOS 9 includes:

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • AirPrint
  • Control Center
  • Notification Center
  • Siri
  • Spotlight Search
  • Facebook Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • iCloud
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Multitasking
  • Wallet

Built-in Apps

Built-in apps are an essential part of your iPod touch experience and are efficiently designed to use less than 150MB of storage.

  • Camera

  • Photos

  • Health

  • Messages

  • FaceTime

  • Mail

  • Music

  • Wallet

  • Safari

  • Maps

  • Siri

  • Calendar

  • iTunes Store

  • App Store

  • Notes

  • Contacts

  • iBooks

  • Game Center

  • Weather

  • Reminders

  • Voice Memos

  • Clock

  • Videos

  • Stocks

  • Calculator

  • News

  • Podcasts

  • Find My iPhone

  • Find My Friends

  • iCloud Drive

Free Apps from Apple6

  • iMovie

  • Pages

  • Keynote

  • Numbers

  • iTunes U

  • GarageBand

  • Apple Store

  • Trailers

  • Remote


Apple EarPods

System Requirements

Apple ID (required for some features)

Internet access

Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

Mac: OS X v10.8.5 or later

PC: Windows 7 or later

iTunes 12.3 or later8 (free download from

Environmental Requirements

Operating ambient temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)

Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)

Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing

Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)


Language support

English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input9

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Swedish (Sweden), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia), Turkish (Turkey), Thai (Thailand), Portuguese (Brazil)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Swedish, Turkish, Thai, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish

Spell check

English (Australia, Canada, UK, U.S.), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Turkish

In the Box

iPod touch

Apple EarPods

Lightning to USB Cable

Quick Start guide

iPod touch and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

iPod touch is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Brominated flame retardant-free
  • PVC-free
  • Recyclable aluminum enclosure

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.


Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your iPod touch.