The 4th gen ipod touch was released in September back in the year 2010. For almost 8 years it has been empowering us in the way we enjoy our favorite music. Often referred to as the “iphone without a data plan” this iOS-based all-purpose mobile device not only lets you store and reproduce your favorite tunes, but it can also be used as a digital camera, a handheld game device and a music and video player. Following the discontinuation of the previous ipod nano and shuffle models, as of September of 2017, the ipod touch is the only device of the Apple iPod line to remain on the market. The latest of this family is the ipod 6th generation, but let’s dig into what makes the ipod touch 4th generation a perfectly suitable option for your musical needs.
The ipod touch 4 models have a 3.5” diagonal widescreen multi-touch display with a 960 x 640 pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch. This device includes FaceTime video calling functionalities thanks to the integrated mic and frontal VGA camera. You can find this smartphone in both black and white color options and three different storage capacities: 8GB, 32 GB and 64 GB for the music hoarders of the world.
The exterior is quite similar to the iphone 4 smartphone and it is even powered by the same Apple A4 processor, but regarding weight, the iphone 4S amounts to 140 grams while the ipod counterpart just reaches 101 g. Though not a huge leap in grams between the two, the ipod is noticeably lighter in the palm of your hand. The curved back also makes it much more comfortable to hold.
The estimated battery life on the is 40 hours of playback music and 7 hours of playback for video. The embedded back camera allows you to video record in HD 720 pixel quality at up to 30 frames per second with audio. All-in-all, no matter what storage size you go for, and whether you prefer the classic black or the beautiful looking white color option, the apple ipod touch 4th generation is a great option to reproduce the soundtrack of your life at a very high quality and low price.