Ipod Vs Ipad
Both the iPod Touch 4th generation and the iPad 2 are amazing Apple devices that catch your attention with attractive designs and advanced features. I was pretty interested in finding out which one is the best choice available, so I decided to compare their characteristics. Check out what I discovered.
As far as the design goes, both devices are well build and impress with a glossy finish. The iPad 2 is taller and heavier than the iPod Touch 4th Generation measuring 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8mm and weighing 607 grams. The iPod Touch measures 112 x 58 x 7mm and weighs only 101 grams being more comfortable to hold in hand. These devices come with touchscreens of different resolutions and sizes able to display sharp and crisp images. The iPad 2 offers a 9.7-inch LED-backlit IPS TFT touchscreen with a resolution of 768 x 1024 pixels while the iPod Touch has a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen with a 640 x 960 pixel resolution. Those who want a bigger display for watching movies or typing messages will definitely choose the iPad 2.
Under the hood, these two high end devices, host powerful processors able to provide an incredible user experience. The iPad 2 is equipped with a 1GHz dual-core A5 processor with 512MB of RAM and 16/32/64GB of storage. On the other hand, the iPod Touch is powered by a single core A4 processor with 256MB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Regarding the operating systems available on these Apple devices, you should know that they both run on iOS 5 and offer plenty of advanced features including predictive text input, calendar, Safari web browser, unlimited phone book and calculator. The iPad 2 also offers Twitter integration, TV-out, photo viewer/editor and iBooks PDF reader.
On both devices you will also find two performance cameras. The iPod Touch 4th Generation offers a 0.3MP front-facing camera and a 0.7MP rear camera equipped with various camera settings and 720p video recording capabilities. The iPad 2 comes equipped with a VGA front facing camera designed for video calls and the same 0.7MP rear camera with 720p video recording capabilities. You will also be able to use on both Apple devices well featured media players that offer user friendly interfaces and a few features like playlists, equalizer and background playback.
Connectivity is well represented on both devices because you will have the possibility to use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The iPad 2 is in advantage only because it can also provide support for A-GPS, EDGE and 3G. If you also compare the batteries of these devices you will notice that the iPad 2’s battery has a capacity of 6930mAh while the iPod’s battery offers 930mAh capacity.
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