So the iPod Touch 5 I got is the blue color one. It comes in Black, White, Blue, Pink, Yellow, and Red (special edition). They are all priced the same but you can only get the Red from . All of their front are also in white except the black that they gave it a matching black front. This is the thinnest and lightest iPod touch ever made. Its a few ounces lighter and thinner than the iPhone 5. The earphone plug has been moved to the bottom and this also features the new lighting connector. The speakers remains at the bottom as well but sadly, they have not improved the sound quality of the speakers. They made up for it by including the new Apple Earpods but it seems they scrimped on it as the included earpods does not come with remote while the ones Apple retail separately comes with mic and remote.
So let’s talk about screen quality. This is absolutely gorgeous! Look at the text that is so crisp and sharp. Its a 4-inch screen with 640×1136 pixels. Its considered a retina display and it looks really great. The iPod Touch 5 comes with dual-core A5 chip (the one used in iPhone 4S) and also has upgraded wireless capabilities with dual-band Wifi and Bluetooth 4.0
For games, especially those that has been developed to take advantage of the 4-inch screen, then this is again incredible. Graphics are sharp, colors are deep, and the A5 processor can handle games decently. The new iPod Touch 5 comes with iOS 6, supports SIRI and finally, it has good cameras. It now has a 5-megapixel camera at the back with sapphire glass protecting the lens and a 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera on the front. This iPod can finally take good pictures and even 1080p video. It also has the new Panorama feature mode that Apple recently announced.
And lastly, the iPod Touch 5 has something Apple calls the “loop”. Its really a basic wristband. There is a poppable button on the back of the iPod Touch that when pressed, will pop-up for you to attach a provided strap to. The strap comes color matching to your iPod but I would not recommend using this. The iPod is still an expensive device and the loops seems thin and fragile. Not to mention its simply looped into the iPod and one bad swing and it might come right off. This is not a risk I want to take.