iPod touch (3rd Generation)


Family: iOS

Codename: ?

Minimum OS: iPhone OS 3.1.1

Maximum OS: iOS 5.1.1

Introduced: September 2009

Terminated: September 2010


CPU: Samsung S5PC100 (ARM Cortex A8 core)

CPU Speed: 600 MHz

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 150 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Onboard RAM: 256 MB

Maximum RAM: 256 MB


Screen: 3.5" multi-touch

GPU: PowerVR SGX (Supports OpenGL ES 2.0)

Max Resolution: 480x320

Video Out: composite, component (via Dock Connector adaptors)


Flash Drive: 32/64 GB


USB: via Dock Connector

Audio Out: stereo 16 bit mini

Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor


Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g

Bluetooth: 2.1+EDR

Location: Wi-Fi-assisted GPS


Battery Life: Up to 30 hours of music playback; up to 6 hours of video playback

Dimensions: 4.3" H x 2.4" W x 0.33" D

Weight: 0.25 lbs.

Introduced in September 2009, the iPod touch (3rd Generation) was faster and had double the capacity of the iPod touch (2nd Generation) that it replaced. It also included a more powerful GPU. It was available in 32 and 64 GB capacities, for $299 and $399, respectively.

Picture Credits:
Apple, Inc.