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Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation)

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Product Highlights
  • 5th Generation
  • 4" Multi-Touch IPS Retina Display
  • 1136 x 640 Native Resolution at 326 ppi
  • A5 Processor
  • Front 1.2MP FaceTime HD Camera
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • iOS 6, Apple Maps, Nike+, Siri
  • Included Apple EarPods
  • Lightning Dock Connector
  • Mac and Windows Compatible

The 16GB iPod touch from Apple has now reached its 5th generation. The iPod touch is a music player, pocket computer and portable gaming device all in a single sleek anodized aluminum with a black and silver finish and exceptional battery life. The iPod touch offers a powerful A5 processor. The iPod touch also features the stunning Retina display that is also a capacitive touchscreen.

The iPod touch has a front camera for live video chats over Wi-Fi with FaceTime. The internal accelerometer and 3-axis gyroscope provide more motion gestures and terrific precision for an amazing gaming experience, which can be combined with the Game Center feature of iOS 6 to play against your friends. The touch also connects to the App Store and iTunes, offers multitasking, allows you to connect to the Internet, check email, and much more.

Design

Anodized Aluminum
This iPod touch features an anodized aluminum unibody design, similar to the Apple's MacBook line. It's only 0.24" (6.1mm) thin and weighs just 3.04 ounces (86 grams). Aside from the ultraportable design, the anodized aluminum unibody features a supersmooth finish highlighted by its polished beveled edges
4" Retina Display
The screen of this iPod touch didn't get any wider, just taller. This means you can still operate the iPod touch with just one hand and your thumb gets extra room to navigate through iOS. The display also got more advanced, with finger-friendly, gestured-enabled Multi-Touch technology built right into the glass instead of beneath it. The 4" Retina display has an in-plane switching (IPS) panel that is capable of producing a native resolution of 1136 x 640 at 326 pixels per inch (ppi), an 800:1 contrast ratio, and a 500cd/m² max brightness. The screen also has a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Apple EarPods
Apple has reinvented the older Apple earbuds into the Apple EarPods. The Apple EarPods were designed to fit the ear, not the other way around. It has a front vent, a rear vent, a bass vent and a primary acoustic outlet to provide deeper bass and better audio all around while staying stable in your ears
Eco-Friendly
Good design doesn't only mean making a stylish product, but also taking into account the environmental impact. That's why the iPod touch from Apple is made from highly recyclable materials, such as aluminum. Also, every iPod touch is free of toxic materials, such as brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

Music

Cover Flow
Turn the iPod touch into landscape mode to reveal Cover Flow. In Cover Flow, you can glide through your music by album art with the flick of your finger. The taller 4" Retina display also gives you more space to maneuver
Genius Playlists and Mixes
Genius finds complementary songs of your favorite songs and puts them in a Genius playlist for your convenience. You can also let Genius automatically search your library to find songs that go great together and make mixes for you
iTunes and iCloud
Buy and download new music on your iPod touch over Wi-Fi with the iTunes app. If you have your iPod touch linked to your iCloud account, it will automatically push your just purchased songs to all your other Apple devices, such as your iPad, iPhone, Mac and even PC computers
Bluetooth and Airplay
Pair your iPod touch to Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a pair of headphones. You can also stream music from your iPod touch to AirPlay-enabled speakers over Wi-Fi to your home entertainment system via Apple TV or any speaker connected to an AirPort Express

Camera

Front FaceTime HD Camera
This iPod touch also has a front 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, capable of recording video in 720p. You can also access FaceTime to chat with friends and family in crystal clear HD quality, using the front FaceTime HD camera
In-App Editing
Crop, rotate, enhance and remove red-eye directly from your iPod touch. You can also edit video as well. Just drag to select start and end points on the filmstrip. For more photo and video editing options, iPhoto and iMovie are available in the Apple App Store (sold separately)

Built-in Apps

Siri
This iPod touch has Siri, which lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place FaceTime calls and more
Game Center
Throw down a challenge, go head to head with your friends or make new friends (or foes) from all around the world. Check leaderboards for scores and achievements and share your results on Facebook
iMessage
Send unlimited text messages over Wi-Fi to another iOS or Mac device. It's free and you can even send photos, videos, locations and contacts. You can even have Siri send you a message for you
App Store
With over 700,000 apps to choose from, you'll be able to find the app for just about anything. The good news is that most apps are also free, but for premium apps, you'll have to pay a fee
FaceTime
Video chat with friends and family using the front 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera. You can FaceTime with anyone on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or a Mac computer over Wi-Fi
Operating System iOS 6.0
Type Flash Drive
Capacity 16GB
Memory Card Slot None
Display 4" Multi-Touch LCD
FM Tuner No
FM Recording No
Voice Recording Yes
Data Storage Yes
Photo Capture Yes
Photo Viewing Yes
Video Recording Yes
Video Playback Yes
Text Reader Yes
Formats Supported Audio: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV
Video: H.264, m4v, mp4, mov, M-JPEG
Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth 4.0
Connections 1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Headphone
Dock Connector
Battery Built-in Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Charger Lightning
System Requirements Operating System
Windows XP (SP3), Vista, 7
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 4.8 x 0.2" / 5.8 x 12.2 x 0.5 cm
Weight 3.04 oz / 86 g
Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation)
  • Apple EarPods
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty with 90 Days of Free Telephone Support
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    Apple16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation)
     
    4.3

    (based on 23 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    82%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (11)
    • Simple controls (7)
    • Sleek/compact (7)
    • Great sound (5)
    • Long battery life (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anywhere (6)
      • Daily usage (6)
      • Travel (5)
      • Commuting (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual listener (6), Audiophile (3), Avid listener (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (16)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9), Yes (8)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Meets apple's benchmarks for quality...

      I purchased the 16GB ipod touch to do iOS development work and was pleased that the product mostly met my expected quality level for apple's products. My one complaint may be that it felt...Read complete review

      I purchased the 16GB ipod touch to do iOS development work and was pleased that the product mostly met my expected quality level for apple's products. My one complaint may be that it felt slightly lighter and flimsier then I would hope from apple - but not to an unacceptable degree. I'd recommend this product to someone who wanted to use apps and games available through the app store but didn't want an iphone.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good iPod but lacking second camera

      Bought this iPod for my 10 year old daughter thinking that I would get her the latest iPod. I figured this was better than the 4th generation iPod touch since it had 8 more...Read complete review

      Bought this iPod for my 10 year old daughter thinking that I would get her the latest iPod. I figured this was better than the 4th generation iPod touch since it had 8 more gb of disk space. Once I received it, I realized that it only has a camera in the front of the iPod. There is no camera in the back so it is very hard for her to take pictures of things other than herself. I recommend buying the 4th generation 8gb iPod unless you want to shell out the money for the 5th generation 32gb iPod.

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      4.0

      Very useful

      By crasko

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Avid Listener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Long Battery Life
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere

        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

        We bought this product to help play Pandora on a bluetooth speaker downstairs in our new home. The additional options to be able to check your email without having to go upstairs to the desktop is nice, however, the small print and constant need to enlarge images/text is a bit annoying.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver)

        By gemluvr

        from East Stroudsburg, PA

        About Me Casual Listener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

              I like that it doesn't have so many GB that I would most likely NEVER use in my lifetime. The only reason I give it 4 stars is I just wish they had the camera in the back like the 32GB ones, and the different colors. But otherwise, I don't need more than this iPod.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great product

              By Jennifer

              from North Carolina

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Long Battery Life
              • Lots of Storage
              • Reliable Performance
              • Simple Controls
              • Sleek/Compact

              Cons

              • No Rear Camera
              • No Wall Charger Included

              Best Uses

              • Anywhere
              • At Work
              • Commuting
              • Gym / Working Out
              • Travel

              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

              I use this iPod daily and it's really just an overall great device. I was initially a little put off by it because it's so thin and light, but it's actually very comfortable to hold. The touch screen is very fast and responsive, like every other Apple device I've owned. The screen is very clear and vibrant. The battery life is fantastic.

              I am a little disappointed it didn't come with a wall charger (just the USB charging cable) but I think that's the standard with most MP3 players. It also kind of sucks that there is no camera on the back like with previous models, but not a deal breaker by any means. Great product!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Durable

              By $

              from VIRGINIA

              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

              Sooooo durable highly recommended

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              4.0

              Good MP3 Player/Great Super Tiny Tablet

              By Ayres

              from Cedar Hill, TN

              About Me Casual Listener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Great Sound
              • Long Battery Life
              • Lots of Storage
              • Reliable Performance
              • Simple Controls
              • Sleek/Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                  Got this for my Dad who wanted an MP3 player. Spotify was a better fit for him than downloading songs individually so we went with the iPod. Now he has Spotify's awesome library, can facebook and even text from the iPod. Great buy, though I might recommend upgrading to the 32 gig as you get a camera in that model.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  4.0

                  Good Upgrade

                  By JimK

                  from Bellevue, KY

                  About Me Casual Listener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anywhere

                    Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                    Needed to upgrade from gen4 because apps no longer worked. iPod is working fine.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great starter gift

                    By HectorUNO

                    from Fort Lauderdale, FL

                    About Me Casual Listener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Great Sound
                    • Simple Controls
                    • Sleek/Compact

                    Cons

                    • Short Battery Life

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                    I purchased this for my kids as a gift for their exceptional grades.
                    This is a great item, the only issue is that it only has the front camera (which faces you), would love the back camera but that comes with the 64GB version.
                    Overall my kids love it.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    2.0

                    Camera useless

                    By Ipod dissipointed

                    from Las Vegas

                    About Me Casual Listener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Great Sound
                    • Long Battery Life
                    • Lots of Storage
                    • Reliable Performance
                    • Simple Controls
                    • Sleek/Compact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                        Beware: Camera points the wrong way, unless you are a narcissist.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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                        5.0

                        ipod 5th gen

                        By kimco42

                        from dayton,oh

                        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                        Durable with lots of new upgrades! Highly recommend

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                        4.0

                        iPod touch 5Th gen

                        By sehogue5

                        from Wisconsin

                        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                        This ipod has only one camera and its forward facing so great for selfies and face time, not so great for general picture taking.

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                        5.0

                        I would buy this product again

                        By KVS

                        from New Jersey

                        About Me Avid Listener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Great Sound
                        • Long Battery Life
                        • Simple Controls
                        • Sleek/Compact

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Anywhere

                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                          This apple product is as good as all the other ones.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Fast delivery and great product

                          By Tay

                          from Alabama

                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                          Bought for my daughter for Christmas. Shipping was fast and packaged perfectly! Best price I could find anywhere! Can't wait to see her smile at Christmas!!

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                          5.0

                          We'll worth the money!!!

                          By Kelly

                          from Palos Verdes, CA

                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                          I have an itouch for myself and my son is always asking to borrow it. It goes everywhere with us and is always a great source of entertainment. So when Christmas came around this year, the obvious gift idea for my son was an itouch of his own.

                          I have a degree in photography and have been buying gear from B&H since 1990 when they were primarily known as just a photo and video store. I now buy ALL my electronics at B&H. From big screen Tv's to computers to ipods. I have had my purchases shipped cross country without damage or delay. No one can beat their prices or service. They live up to their longstanding reputation time after time.

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                          5.0

                          great buy

                          By Kyle k

                          from Carlisle, pa

                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                          Purchased This Product At A Great Price. Product Was Shipped Fast. Perfect Gift For My Son!

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Great gift for Christmas

                          By HectorUNO

                          from Fort Lauderdale, FL

                          About Me Avid Listener

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Lots of Storage
                          • Simple Controls
                          • Sleek/Compact

                          Cons

                          • Price

                          Best Uses

                          • Anywhere

                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                          Love this iPod Touch, very light weight, cool, and mainly because it is perfect for my son as a Christmas gift.
                          It was very easy to set it up.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great Value & Fast Shipping

                          By pambre

                          from Plainfield, IL

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Daily Usage

                              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                              Ordered the Ipod Touch on Tues afternoon. Had it in my possession Thurs afternoon, shipped ground. Very pleased with B & H! They haven't let me down yet!!!!

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

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                              4.0

                              Very nice product

                              By JohnMusic

                              from Wenatchee, WA

                              About Me Student

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Stylish

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Daily Usage

                                Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                                Bought this for my 10 year old son to keep him from gaming on my iPhone. He loves it!!

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • Yes

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                                (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                COOL

                                By LIVE

                                from BRONX, NT

                                About Me Audiophile

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Bulky

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Daily Usage

                                  Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                                  I would buy this product again and again

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes

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                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Good product!

                                  By Batman

                                  from Knoxville,Pa

                                  About Me Student

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Daily Usage
                                      • Games

                                      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                                      Everything about it is good except the camera there's no camera on the outside! The screen is nice and everything else. Good quality!

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Nice IPod

                                      By NDGlyde

                                      from North Dakota

                                      About Me I'm A Capricorn, I Rock

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Bright Display
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Its An Ipod Touch

                                      Cons

                                      • 16gb Model Should Have Ha
                                      • Had A Rear Camera

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Music

                                      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black & Silver) (5th Generation):

                                      I use it mainly for the music interface. Itunes is the premier app for that.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      Protect your iPod from impacts and scratches.

                                      Xuma -  Armband for iPhone 5/4/4s & iPod touch (5th Gen)
                                      • You Pay: $9.95
                                       

                                      Screen Protection

                                      Help keep your screen looking new with a screen protector.

                                      3M -  Natural View Screen Protector for iPod touch 5th Generation
                                      • You Pay: $11.88
                                      Usually ships in 7-14 business days ? This is a special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of shipment.
                                       

                                      Cables & Adapters

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                                      Expand your iPod's connective capabilities with an adapter.

                                      Apple -  Lightning to 30-pin Adapter
                                      • You Pay: $24.95
                                       

                                      Batteries & Power

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                                      Charge your iPod anywhere with these wall chargers, car chargers and battery packs.

                                      Apple -  5W USB Power Adapter
                                      • You Pay: $17.49
                                       
                                      Xuma -  USB Wall Charger
                                      • You Pay: $9.99
                                       
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