iPod Nano 4th vs 5th Generation
iPod Nano 4th and 5th Generation are two popoular media players from Apple. Apple’s iPod has been the world’s favorite media player ever since it was launched and the company has been adding new features to its each successive model. The story is same with iPod Nano 4th and 5th generation though at first glance they look similar having the same thin and tall design that has made them so popular. Let us find out the difference between iPod Nano 4th and 5th generation to enable the customers to choose the model that suits their requirements better.
Both these iPods are same externally as they have the same aluminum and glass wrap ups available in 9 different colors. The difference lies in the glossy finish of 5th generation, and the click wheel is also smaller than that on 4th generation iPod. The display of 4th generation is smaller at 2 inches while 5th generation has a bigger 2.2’ display. While it was LCD technology at a resolution of 240X320 pixels in 4th, it is TFT at a resolution of 240X376 pixels in 5th, which makes it brighter than 4th.
While both are available in 8 GB and 16 GB models, 5th generation is $20 cheaper than its predecessor. 5th generation comes equipped with a built in microphone and a speaker which was not there in 4th generation. Another major difference is the addition of a video camera that is VGA and captures videos in 640X480 pixels with AAC audio. 5ht generation boasts of a FM radio which was not there in 4th generation iPod Nano. What is more, there are many features of this radio such as live pause, iTunes tagging and VoiceOver technology that make iPod Nano 5th generation really smart.
So you can listen to music even without headset with the help of internal speakers in 5th generation. The addition of a video camera without adding to the cost has really made 5th generation model unbeatable.
In short, compared to 4th generation iPod Nano, 5th generation iPod Nano has many new features and is still available at less price which is what makes it far better than iPod Nano 4th generation.