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Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014)

Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014)
alaScore 95

20764 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20764 reviews of Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the design and price are overall positive. The portability and performance also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, performance, portability, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2360 user reviews of Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The price and performance also get good comments, whereas reviews are divided on the connectivity. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

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reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod touch 32GB 5th Generation - Blue (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)Apple iPod touch 32GB 5th Generation - Blue (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7229 user reviews of Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen, Late 2012 - Mid 2014) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and price. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod touch 32GB Space Gray (5th Generation) NEWEST MODELApple iPod touch 32GB Space Gray (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Apple iPod Touch 5th generation, 32GB, black

 

It's a welcome update that keeps the Touch competitive with the current generation of iPhone and iPad hardware -- this new Touch will play the latest games and be able to utilize the latest apps that were too taxing on the older hardware, and the new...

The 2015 Apple iPod Touch offers great performance and an impressive camera in a tiny package.

The 4-inch display is far too small, and the battery life is middling. And it's largely redundant if you already have a smartphone or tablet.

The updated iPod Touch remains a great portable media player and overall entertainment device, but its small screen feels like a throwback to an earlier era.

Aug, 2015

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Apple iPod touch (2013)

 

The leading do-it-all media player offers a compelling combination of features and price at $229, as long as you're comfortable with just 16GB of storage.

Even lighter than the 32GB model. Tremendous number of apps. Faster processor and bigger screen than previous budget iPod touch.

16GB storage can pinch with large games or movies. No rear-facing camera. Not natively compatible with earlier models' accessories.

Conclusions If you have a good smartphone, you probably don't need an iPod touch, and if you just want a music player, you can save $70 and go with the $149 iPod nano . This gadget's real purpose is as a gateway to thousands of iOS apps for people who...

Jun, 2013

CNET Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.com)

iPod Touch review: An iPad for your pocket

 

Editors' note, October 15, 2012: Updated with final battery life results and screen-testing observations.

The 2012 fifth-generation iPod Touch has an excellent set of features: better front and back cameras, 1080p video recording, iOS 6, and a 4-inch Retina Display just like on the iPhone 5, in a design even thinner than the iPhone.

The iPhone 5 still beats it on performance. The Touch lacks any phone functions, and there are tablet competitors that beat the $299 Touch on price and screen size.

The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 32GB, black)

 

Editors' note, October 23, 2012: In addition to the iPod Touch reviewed here, Apple also now sells an iPad Mini with prices starting at $329. It has the same A5 processor as the Touch, but the 7.9-inch screen size is significantly larger.

The 2012 fifth-generation iPod Touch has an excellent set of features: better front and back cameras, 1080p video recording, iOS 6, and a 4-inch Retina Display just like on the iPhone 5, in a design even thinner than the iPhone.

The iPhone 5 still beats it on performance. The Touch lacks any phone functions, and there are tablet competitors that beat the $299 Touch on price and screen size.

The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: David Pierce (theverge.com)

Apple iPod touch review (2012)

 

It all started with an iPod touch, a gift from my parents years ago. I've since bought a half-dozen more iPods, two iPhones, an iPad, and a MacBook Air. Somehow I'm sure Apple planned it that way....

Great display ; Thin, light build ; Hugely improved camera

No good inexpensive option left ; Speaker and earbuds are unimpressive

Upgrades across the board, but for $300 I'd want the absolute bleeding edge

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: YugaTech (yugatech.com)

iPod Touch 5th Gen Review

 

Calling previous iPod Touches as iPhones without the phone part is an exaggeration. The iPT5 is more worthy of that statement thanks to its high-quality build, excellent design, amazing display and a very capable camera. With that said it's easy to sum...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Justin King (electronista.com)

Review: iPod touch (5th generation)

 

iPod touch gets 4'' display, thinner build

Extremely thin ; Larger display ; Attractive design ; Improved performance

No light sensor ; Not as fast as iPhone 5 ; Just $30 below iPad mini

The iPod touch now takes a back seat behind the iPhone, but Apple has continued to improve and refine its flagship media player. Arriving two years after its predecessor, the fifth-generation model boasts a thinner build, larger display, faster proce

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Abbas Jaffar Ali (tbreak.com)

iPod Touch (5th Generation) Review

 

It's like the iPhone 5 without the phone.

Gorgeous screen, really thin and light, decent cameras

Too expensive, mono speaker

Priced around AED 1,200, the iPod Touch is not an impulse buy. In fact it is a bit on the expensive side considering the iPad mini is out and should officially cost just a 100 Dirhams more when it launches in the region. This makes it very hard for me...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Ken Rockwell (kenrockwell.com)

Apple iPod Touch 5G review

 

The new iPod Touch 5G is a huge improvement for those of us who use the camera, compared to the previous iPod Touch 4G .

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: Vic (technoodling.net)

iPod Touch (5th Gen) Review

 

It's sooooo thin.” As an owner of the 2012 edition of the iPod Touch, you're going to be hearing that a lot. Either from your stunned and impressed friends or possibly even involuntarily from your own mouth. Yes, it's thinner than 5 DVD discs stacked...

In the meantime, if you’re an Android user who secretly wants to partake of the iPhone 5 experience, or an owner of a previous gen iPod Touch, or just someone who wants to own the greatest, thinnest (and reddest?) all-in-one portable music / media...

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Display

Fingerprint resistant: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel density:326

Performance

Coprocessor model:Apple M8