iPod touch 3rd Generation


The Apple iPod touch 3rd Generation is a widescreen iPod with a touch screen that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2009 to 2010 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on September 9, 2009, and its price started at $299.

The third generation of the iPod touch features a 600 MHz Samsung ARM Cortex A8 processor, 3.5″ multi-touch LCD Display, 32 GB or 64 GB of flash memory, 256 MB of RAM, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, accelerometer, Dock connector, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and up to 30 hours of battery life.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 1, 2010, and has been replaced by the iPod touch 4th Generation.

Today iPod touch 3rd Generation is 12 years old!

iPod touch 3rd Generation
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iPod touch 3rd Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 9, 2009
DiscontinuedSeptember 1, 2010
Model IdentifieriPod3,1
Model NumberA1318
EMC2310
Order NumberMC008LL/A (32 GB)
MC011LL/A (64 GB)
Original Price$299 (32 GB)
$399 (64 GB)
ColorsBlack
Weight4.05 oz. – 114 Grams
Dimensions4.3” H x 2.4” W x 0.33″ D
10.92 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 0.83 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorSamsung ARM Cortex-A8
Processor Speed833 MHz (running at 600 MHz)
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1

Storage

Storage32 GB
64 GB

Memory

Memory256 MB LPDDR

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR SGX535
Number of Cores1

Display

Display3.5″ widescreen LCD Display
Resolution320 x 480
Pixel Density163 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsHome
Sleep / Wake up
Volume + / –

Sensors

SensorsAmbient light
Accelerometer

Connections

Wi-Fi802.11b/g
Ports1 – 30-pin dock connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
CameraNone
LocationNone
Audio InNone
Audio OutHeadphones

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
Protected AAC
MP3
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Photo FormatsJPEG
BMP
GIF
TIFF
PSD (Mac only)
PNG
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Software

Original OSiPhone OS 3.1 / iOS 3.1
Maximum OSiOS 5.1.1
iTunesiTunes 9 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.4.10 or later
Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later

Power

BatteryRechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity789 mAh
Battery LifeVideo playback: Up to 6 hours
Audio playback: Up to 30 hours
Charge TimeAbout 4 hours
2 hours to 80%
Power AdapterCharging via USB 2.0 or power adapter

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