2nd Generation iPod touch

The 2G iPod touch is about 30% more powerful than the original iPod touch and was the first one with Bluetooth. It was also the first iPod touch with volume buttons and a built-in speaker.

2nd generation iPod touch

The 2G iPod touch was the first one to ship with iPhone OS 2, so it came with full support for the App Store and third-party apps.

Unlike the iPhone, the 2G iPod touch has no camera and no wireless data option.

Hardware Overview

Models

  • Announced: 2008.09.09 at $229 (8 GB), $299 (16 GB), and $399 (32 GB)
  • Included accessories: earbuds, USB 2.0 30-pin dock cable, dock connector, stand, polishing cloth
  • Code name:
  • Identifier: iPod2,1
  • Model number: A1288
  • Product numbers: MB528, MB086 (8 GB), MB531 (16 GB), MB533 (32 GB)

Technology

  • CPU: 620 MHz Samsung ARM 1176JF(F)-S clocked at 532 MHz
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • Architecture: 32-bit
  • Audio chip: Cirrus Logic CS4398
  • Graphics engine: PowerVR MBX Lite
  • Display: 3.5″ 320 x 480 pixel 18-bit multitouch screen
  • Camera: none
  • Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light

Connectivity

  • I/O port: 30-pin dock connector
  • WiFi: 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth: 2.1+EDR
  • Wireless data: none
  • GPS: WiFi-assisted GPS

Power

  • Battery: 739 mAh lithium ion
  • Charge time: about 4 hours (2 hour fast charge to 80% capacity)
  • Battery life:
    • Video: up to 6 hours
    • Audio: up to 36 hours

Compatibility

  • Original OS: iPhone OS 2.1.1
  • Maximum OS: iOS 4.2.1
  • iTunes Versions: iTunes 8.0 and later.
  • Mac OS Required: OS X 10.4.10 or later
  • Windows Versions Supported: Vista, XP Home or Professional SP 2 or later

Dimensions and Weight

  • Dimensions: 4.3″ x 2.4″ x 0.33″
  • Weight: 4.05 oz.

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