iPod touch Technical Specifications

 
iPod touch
Capacity1
  • 32GB

  • 128GB

  • 256GB

Size and Weight
123.4 mm
(4.86 inches)
58.6 mm
(2.31 inches)
6.1 mm
(0.24 inch)

Weight: 88 grams (3.10 ounces)2

Display
4″

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
Chip
  • A10 Fusion chip
Camera
  • 8MP camera
  • Autofocus
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Backside illumination
  • Auto image stabilization
  • HDR for photos
  • Exposure control
  • Panorama (up to 43MP)
  • Burst mode
  • Tap to focus
  • Photo geotagging over Wi-Fi
  • Timer mode
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video Recording
  • 1080p HD video recording (30 fps)
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Slo-mo video (120 fps)
  • Time-lapse video
  • Cinematic video stabilization
  • 3x zoom
  • Video geotagging over Wi-Fi
  • Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
FaceTime HD Camera
  • 1.2MP photos
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Auto HDR for videos
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Timer mode
Wireless
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology
  • Maps: Location-based service3
Audio Playback
  • Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
TV and Video
  • Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG
  • AirPlay Mirroring, photos, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later)4
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)4
Siri5
  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
  • Get intelligent suggestions on your Lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
  • Use hands-free6
  • Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors
Home Volume
up/down
On/Off
Sleep/Wake
Microphone
(back)
Built-in speaker Lightning connector 3.5 mm
headphone jack
Power and Battery7
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Music playback time: Up to 40 hours
  • Video playback time: Up to 8 hours
Sensors
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
Operating System

iOS 12
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Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPod touch. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can create and do amazing things.

Learn moreabout accessibility

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak Screen
Built-in Apps
Camera
Photos
Health
Messages
FaceTime
Mail
Music
Wallet
Safari
Maps
Siri
Calendar
iTunes Store
App Store
Notes
Contacts
Books
Home
Weather
Reminders
Clock
TV
Stocks
Calculator
Voice Memos
Podcasts
Tips
Find My iPhone
Find My Friends
Settings
Files
Free Apps from Apple
iMovie
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
iTunes U
GarageBand
Apple Store
Trailers
Apple TV Remote
iTunes Remote
Music Memos
Clips
Shortcuts
Headphones8
  • Apple EarPods
System Requirements
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access

Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:

Environmental Requirements
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: −20° to 45° C (−4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m (10,000 feet)
Languages

Language support

English (Australia, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, 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 (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Modern Standard, Najdi), Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Transliteration), Hinglish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Kannada, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maori, Marathi, Norwegian, Odia, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil (Script, Transliteration), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

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 (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China mainland, Taiwan), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)

Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (China mainland, Taiwan), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong, Macao), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi (India), Hungarian, Indonesian, Malaysian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (China mainland), Slovakian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Definition dictionary support

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

Thesaurus

English (UK, U.S.)

Bilingual dictionary support with English

Arabic, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Spell check

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, 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

Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple Trade In

Ready to let go of your old iPod? Just give it to us, and we’ll help you recycle it responsibly for free. Good for you. Good for the planet. Learn more about Apple Trade In.