3rd Generation iPod touch

The 3G iPod touch is even more powerful than the 2G iPod touch, with a faster, more efficient processor, twice as much system memory, and improved graphics.

3G iPod touchIn most respects, the 3G iPod touch hardware matches the iPhone 3GS. It was the last iPod touch with a 480 x 320 display.

Hardware Overview

Models

  • Announced: 2009.09.09 at $299 (32 GB) and $399 (64 GB)
  • Included accessories: earbuds, USB 2.0 30-pin dock cable, dock connector, stand, polishing cloth
  • Code name: N18
  • Identifier: iPod3,1
  • Model number: A1318
  • Product numbers: MC008 (32 GB), MC011 (64 GB)

Technology

  • CPU: 833 MHz Samsung ARM Cortex-A8 clocked at 600 MHz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • Architecture: 32-bit
  • Audio chip: Cirrus Logic CS4398
  • Graphics engine: PowerVR SGX535
  • 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: 789 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 30 hours

Compatibility

  • Original OS: iPhone OS 3.1
  • Maximum OS: iOS 5.1.1
  • iTunes Versions: iTunes 9 and later.
  • Mac OS Required: OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • Windows Versions Supported: Vista, XP Home or Professional SP 3 or later

Dimensions and Weight

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

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