Is an ipad an a ipod touch the same thing?

Yes. They have the exact same features. They have a few different things comparing the ipod and ipad:

iPOD -

> The lowest gb you can get - 8gb

> The size and weight -

Height:111.0 mm (4.4 inches)Width:58.9 mm (2.3 inches)Depth:7.2 mm (0.28 inches)Weight:101 grams (3.56 ounces)1

> Price - Between $318 - $500

iPAD

> The lowest gb you can get - 16gb

> The size and weight -

  • Height: 241.2 mm (9.50 inches)
  • Width: 185.7 mm (7.31 inches)
  • Depth: 8.8 mm (0.34 inch)
  • Weight: 601 g (1.33 pounds)

Price - Between $500 - $1,000