iPod touch 5th Generation

The Apple iPod touch 5th Generation is a widescreen iPod with a touch screen that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2015 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on September 12, 2012, and its price started at $299.

The fifth-generation of iPod touch features a Dual-Core 800 MHz Apple A5 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 4″ Retina multi-touch LCD Display, 16 GB / 32 GB or 64 GB of flash memory, 5.0 Mpix Rear camera with LED flashlight, and 1.2 Mpix front camera for FaceTime HD video calls, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, Lightning port, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and 40 hours of battery life.

The new iPod touch was available in 7 different colors: Black, Space Gray, White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, and (PRODUCT) RED.

This iPod has been discontinued on July 15, 2015, and has been replaced by the iPod touch 6th Generation.

Today iPod touch 5th Generation is 10 years old!

iPod touch 5th Generation
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iPod touch 5th Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 12, 2012
ReleasedOctober 11, 2012 (32 GB and 64 GB)
May 30, 2013 (16 GB)
June 26, 2014 (16 GB)
DiscontinuedJuly 15, 2015
Model IdentifieriPod5,1
Model NumberA1421
A1509
EMC2600
2676
Order NumberME643LL/A (16 GB Black)
MGG82LL/A (16 GB Space Gray)
MGG52LL/A (16 GB White)
MGFY2LL/A (16 GB Pink)
MGG12LL/A (16 GB Yellow)
MGG32LL/A (16 GB Blue)
MGG72LL/A (16 GB (PRODUCT) RED)
MD723LL/A (32 GB Black)
ME978LL/A (32 GB Space Gray)
MD720LL/A (32 GB White)
MC903LL/A (32 GB Pink)
MD714LL/A (32 GB Yellow)
MD717LL/A (32 GB Blue)
MD749LL/A (32 GB (PRODUCT) RED)
MD724LL/A (64 GB Black)
ME979LL/A (64 GB Space Gray)
MD721LL/A (64 GB White)
MC904LL/A (64 GB Pink)
MD715LL/A (64 GB Yellow)
MD718LL/A (64 GB Blue)
MD750LL/A (64 GB (PRODUCT) RED)
Original Price$199 (8 GB)
$299 (32 GB)
$399 (64 GB)
ColorsBlack
Space Gray
White
Pink
Yellow
Blue
(PRODUCT) RED
Weight3.1 oz. – 87 Grams
Dimensions4.86” H x 2.31” W x 0.24″ D
12.34 cm H x 5.86 cm W x 0.6 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple A5
Processor Speed1 GHz (running at 800 MHz)
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2

Storage

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory

Memory512 MB LPDDR2

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR SGX543MP2
Number of Cores2

Display

Display4″ Retina widescreen LCD IPS Display
Resolution1136 x 640
Pixel Density326 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsHome
Sleep / Wake up
Volume + / –

Sensors

SensorsAccelerometer
Three-axis gyroscope

Connections

Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n (802.11n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Camera1 – 5 Mpix rear camera
1 – 1.2 Mpix FaceTime HD front camera
LocationNone
Audio In1 – Microphone
Audio Out1 – Speaker
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (16 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4)
Apple Lossless
WAV
AIFF
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 OSiOS 6.0
Later OSiOS 6.1.3
Maximum OSiOS 9.3.5
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
iTunesiTunes 10.7 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later

Power

BatteryRechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Capacity1030 mAh
Battery LifeVideo playback: Up to 8 hours
Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
Charge TimeAbout 4 hours
2 hours to 80%
Power AdapterCharging via USB or power adapter

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