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

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

External Buttons and Connectors

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

Input and Output

Lightning connector

Stereo headphone minijack

Built-in speaker


Power and Battery4

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Music playback time: Up to 40 hours

Video playback time: Up to 8 hours

Charging times: Fast charge in about 2 hours (80% capacity), full charge in about 4 hours


Three-axis gyro


Operating System

iOS 8

With amazing capabilities and updates to features you use every day, iOS 8 is the biggest iOS release ever.

Learn more about iOS 8

iOS 8 includes:

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • Control Center
  • Family Sharing
  • iCloud Drive
  • Multitasking
  • Notification Center
  • QuickType keyboard
  • Spotlight Search

Built-in Apps

  • Camera

  • Photos

  • Health

  • Messages

  • FaceTime

  • Mail

  • Music

  • Passbook

  • Safari

  • Maps

  • Calendar

  • iTunes Store

  • App Store

  • Notes

  • Contacts

  • iBooks

  • Game Center

  • Weather

  • Reminders

  • Voice Memos

  • Clock

  • Videos

  • Stocks

  • Calculator

  • Newsstand

  • Podcasts

Free Apps from Apple5

  • iMovie

  • Pages

  • Keynote

  • Numbers

  • iTunes U

  • GarageBand

  • Remote

  • Find My iPhone

  • Find My Friends


Apple EarPods

System Requirements

Apple ID (required for some features)

Internet access

Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

Mac: OS X v10.7.5 or later

PC: Windows 7 or later

iTunes 12.2 or later7 (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), 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 (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with predictive inputs8

English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai

Siri languages

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

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Arabic, Cantonese (Hong Kong), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, 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, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Thai, Turkish

Bilingual dictionary support

Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish

Spell check

English (Australian, Canada, UK, U.S.), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, 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.