Showdown: iPhone 4 vs. Fourth-Gen iPod Touch [Video]

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Letemsvetemapplem.eu managed to get their hands on the new fourth generation iPod Touch, and put Apple’s latest touchscreen PMP in a showdown against the iPhone 4 in a battery of tests.

In the video above, you can see the difference between the quality of the Retina Display on the iPhone 4 compared to the new iPod Touch. While the Touch is packing the same amount of pixels as the iPhone 4, it’s slightly less vibrant and has significantly worse viewing angles than the former’s IPS touchscreen.

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It seems to me that the iPod Touch acquitted itself a lot better when it came to taking video, though. To my eye, the iPod Touch seems to produce the better footage in the side-by-side clip embedded above, despite a significantly wimpier camera module. That said, it seems pretty clear that the subtle discrepancy in quality we’re seeing here has everything to do with the iPhone 4 being held in the tester’s unsteady left hand while filming, which presumably kept things slightly out of focus throughout the test.

[via Mac Rumors]