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iPod Touch
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The iPod Touch (7th Generation), in Pink
DeveloperApple, Inc.
ManufacturerFoxconn
Product familyiPod
Release dateMay 16, 2019; 3 years ago (2019-05-16)
DiscontinuedMay 10, 2022[1]
Operating systemOriginal: iOS 12.3
Latest update: iOS 15.7, released September 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
System on a chipApple A10 Fusion
Apple M10 motion coprocessor
CPU1.64 GHz 64-bit dual-core[2]
Memory2 GB LPDDR4 RAM[2]
Storage32, 128, or 256 GB flash memory
Display4 in (100 mm) diagonal widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology

1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi 800:1 contrast ratio (typical) 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
GraphicsCustom Imagination PowerVR (Series 7XT) GT7600 plus (hexa-core)[3]
Input
Multi-touch touchscreen
Volume buttons
Microphone
Built-in speaker
Voice control
3-axis gyroscope
3-axis accelerometer
M10 motion coprocessor
Camera
Connectivity
PowerLi-ion battery, 8 hours of video playback time and 40 hours of music listening
Dimensions123.4 mm (4.86 in) H
58.6 mm (2.31 in) W
6.1 mm (0.24 in) D
Mass88 g (3.1 oz)
PredecessoriPod Touch (6th generation)
Related articlesiPod Touch (5th generation)
iPhone 7
iPhone SE (1st generation)
iPhone 5S
iPhone 5C
iPhone 5
Websitewww.apple.com/ipod-touch/

The seventh generation iPod Touch (marketed as the iPod touch, colloquially known as the iPod touch (2019) or iPod touch 7) is a mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-based user interface. It is the successor to the iPod Touch (6th generation), the first major update to the line since 2015.[5] It was released on May 28, 2019, and discontinued on May 10, 2022. It was the final product released and sold in Apple's iPod product line.

Features

Software

Main articles: iOS 12, iOS 13, iOS 14, and iOS 15

Further information: iOS version history

The seventh-generation iPod touch features iOS, Apple's mobile operating system.

The seventh-generation iPod touch was introduced on May 28, 2019[6] running iOS 12.3.[2] It can play music, movies, television shows, audiobooks, and podcasts and can sort its media library by songs, artists, albums, videos, playlists, genres, composers, podcasts, audiobooks, and compilations. Scrolling is achieved by swiping a finger across the screen. Alternatively, headset controls can be used to pause, play, skip, and repeat tracks. However, the EarPods that come with the seventh-generation iPod touch do not include a remote or microphone.

The seventh-generation iPod touch supports iOS 13 through iOS 15.

The Apple A10 system-on-chip in the seventh-generation iPod touch enables more advanced features than its predecessors. This includes ARKit applications, and the Group FaceTime functionality.[6][7]

Hardware

The seventh-generation iPod touch features the Apple A10 processor and M10 motion coprocessor.[4] This is the same processor used in the iPhone 7 and the sixth generation iPad. However, it is underclocked to 1.64 GHz from 2.34 GHz, making the iPod Touch weaker than the other devices with the same chip.[8][9] The seventh-generation iPod touch features the same front and rear camera systems as the sixth-generation device.[8][10] This includes an 8 MP rear-facing camera, capable of recording video in 1080p resolution at 30 fps,[9] and slow-motion video in 720p at 120 fps. The camera also supports different photo features, such as burst photos, HDR photos, and panoramic photos. The front-facing camera is a FaceTime HD camera capable of taking photos at 1.2 MP,[9] and recording video in 720p at 30 fps. This camera also features auto HDR for video recordings, and burst photo capabilities.[4] This is the only iPod to come in a 256 GB storage option—the highest capacity ever offered on an iPod, surpassing the 160 GB capacity of the sixth generation iPod Classic, which was discontinued in 2014. This was also the only iPod Touch model to natively be able to view the battery percentage without jailbreaking or third-party applications.

Design

The exterior design of the seventh-generation iPod touch is exactly the same of its predecessor.[10] However, the typeface for the text on the back of the iPod touch has been changed to San Francisco.[citation needed]

Back Color Name Front Camera Ring Antenna Capacities Available
Space Gray Black Black Black 32 GB
128 GB
256 GB
Gold White Gold
Silver Silver
Blue
Pink
(Product) RED

Accessories

The seventh-generation iPod touch ships with EarPods, and an Apple Lightning-to-USB charging cable.[4] The device also supports Apple AirPods, EarPods with Lightning Connector, and all Bluetooth headsets.

See also

References

  1. ^ "The music lives on". Apple Newsroom. May 10, 2022. Retrieved May 10, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c O'Hara, Andrew (May 29, 2019). "2019 iPod touch: First look, initial impressions, & benchmarks". AppleInsider. Quiller Media, Inc. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  3. ^ Sohail, Omar (December 2, 2016). "Apple A10 Fusion Is Definitely Fast, But Its GPU Bit Is a Whole New Story". Wccftech. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d Apple Inc. "Apple - iPod touch - Technical Specifications". Apple Inc. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  5. ^ Gartenberg, Chaim (June 7, 2019). "Apple's new iPod touch isn't for the converted; it's for the nonbelievers". The Verge. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  6. ^ a b Gartenberg, Chaim (May 28, 2019). "Apple refreshes the iPod touch with the iPhone 7's processor". The Verge. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  7. ^ "New iPod touch delivers even greater performance". Apple Newsroom. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Segan, Sascha (June 12, 2019). "Apple iPod touch (2019) Review". PCMag. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  9. ^ a b c Schmitt, Florian (July 12, 2019). "Apple iPod Touch 2019 Review: A music player for gamers". Notebookcheck. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  10. ^ a b O'Hara, Andrew (June 15, 2019). "Review: iPod touch is exactly what it needs to be in 2019". AppleInsider. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
Preceded byiPod Touch (6th generation) iPod Touch (7th generation) May 2019 – May 2022 Succeeded byDiscontinued