4th Generation iPod touch

The 4G iPod touch brought a Retina Display and Apple CPU to the iPod touch line, along with a front-facing FaceTime camera.

4G iPod touchThe 4G iPod touch was also the first with 802.11n WiFi, the first with a built-in microphone, and the first with a 3-axis gyroscope.

Performance is on par with the iPhone 4.

Initially available in 8, 32, and 64 GB capacities, a 16 GB replaced the 8 GB in September 2012 with the introduction of the 5G iPod touch.

This was the first iPod to remain on the market for over a year.

Hardware Overview

Models

  • Announced: 2010.09.01 at $229 (8 GB), $299 (32 GB), and $399 (64 GB), 16 GB model replaced 8 GB on 2012.09.12
  • Included accessories: earbuds, USB 2.0 30-pin dock cable
  • Code name: N81
  • Identifier: iPod4,1
  • Model number: A1367
  • Product numbers: MC540 (8 GB black), MD057 (8 GB white), ME178 (16 GB black), ME179 (16 GB white), MC544 (32 GB black), MD058 (32 GB white), MC547 (64 GB black), MD059 (64 GB white)

Technology

  • CPU: 1 GHz Apple A4 clocked at 800 MHz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • Architecture: 32-bit
  • Audio chip: Cirrus Logic 338S0589
  • Graphics engine: PowerVR SGX535
  • Display: 3.5″ 640 x 960 pixel 18-bit multitouch screen
  • Cameras
    • rear: 960 x 720 still photos, 720p video
    • front: 640 x 480 still photos, 480p video
  • Sensors: accelerometer, ambient light. 3-axis gyroscope

Performance

  • Geekbench, single core: 209
  • Geekbench, multicore: 209

Connectivity

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

Power

  • Battery: 930 mAh lithium ion
  • Charge time: about 4 hours (2 hour fast charge to 80% capacity)
  • Battery life:
    • Video: up to 7 hours
    • Audio: up to 40 hours

Compatibility

  • Original OS: iOS 4.1
  • Maximum OS: iOS 6.1.6
  • iTunes Versions: iTunes 10 and later.
  • Mac OS Required: OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • Windows Versions Supported: Vista, XP Home or Professional SP 3 or later

Dimensions and Weight

  • Dimensions: 4.4″ x 2.3″ x 0.28″
  • Weight: 3.56 oz.

Further Reading

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