i Pad Touch vs i Touch vs i Pod Touch

i Pad Touch vs. i Touch vs. i Pod Touch

Apparently, people are confusing the terms i Pad Touch and i Touch with the i Pod Touch. Say that 5 times quickly.


According to the Google keywords tool, the phrase i Pad Touch receives anywhere from 1.8 to 4.1 million Google searches a month. Searches for the term i Touch average 13.6 to 45.5 million Google searches per month. Pretty significant traffic considering a search for i Pad Touch or i Touch is most likely referring to Apple’s i Pod Touch.

i Pad Touch

Sorry to bust your bubble, but there is no such thing as an i Pad Touch. The i Pad absolutely utilizes touch to deliver a wonderful user experience. With the i Pad, you can touch the screen to access your photos, read a book, or play games, but “touch” is not included in the i Pad’s name.


i Touch

Similar to the i Pad Touch, the term i Touch is most likely referring to the touch interaction often associated with Apple’s products. Apple does not currently offer a product named i Touch. Who knows, maybe the future holds an i Touch product minus the pad. It would be interesting to see what this looks like.


i Pod Touch

The i Pod Touch is a real Apple product. The iPod Touch is a handheld device that allows you to play games, record HD video, iMessage with your friends, listen to music, and store your content via Apple’s iCloud.¬†When people use the terms i Pad Touch or i Touch, they are most likely referring to the i Pod Touch.


I hope this clears the air and we can now speak to the differences between the terms i Pad Touch, i Touch, and i Pod Touch. Please add comments below with any misused Apple terms I missed.

Steve Author


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