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What is better an iPod or a tablet?

Last Updated: 1st March, 2020

Specifically, an iPod Touch is about the samesizeas an iPhone, runs all the same apps and fits in your pocket.Atablet is a larger device, about the size of a pad ofpaperso it does not fit in your pocket. It's been almost 6 yearssincethe last iPod Nano 7G.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, is an iPod the same as a tablet?

An iPad is a tablet while an iPodisApple's special MP3 player.

Additionally, what is the difference between a phone and an iPod? The iPod Touch has separate Video and Musicapps,whereas the iPhone has a single "iPod" app thatcontainsthese functions. The iPod touch lacks abuilt-inexternal speaker. The iPod touch's screenappears to be of aslightly higher quality than the iPhone, with 163pixels per inchto the iPhone's 160 pixels per inch.

One may also ask, what is an iPod used for?

iPod. The iPod is a portable musicplayerdeveloped by Apple Computer. Though it is an Apple product,theiPod can be used with both Macs and PCs. TheiTunessoftware, also created by Apple, is used to organizeandtransfer songs and playlists to the iPod.

Can u text with an iPod?

You can use the Messages app on youriPodtouch to send and receive instant text messageswith otheriOS devices (such as iPhones, iPads, and otheriPod touches)and Macs running Mountain Lion or neweroperating systems. Unlikecellphone texting (SMS and MMS),iMessage is completely freeand works over Wi-Fi.

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