Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) Specs

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Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) is a competitively priced, a tablet made with the classroom in mind. Its big highlight is the support for the Apple Pencil, while specs put it in between the iPad Pro and the 2017-edition iPad in terms of features and performance. The iPad starts at $329, but a discounted price of $299 is applied if the tablet is meant for school use, while students will receive 200GB of cloud storage for free.

This device is also known as Apple iPad 6th generation


  • The camera lacks flash

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Size: 9.7 inches
Resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 264 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 72.80 %
Features: Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor


System chip: Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16 nm)
Processor: Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit
GPU: PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Internal storage: 128GB
OS: iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x) Screenshots
Device type: Tablet


Capacity: 8827 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable


Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 1.2 MP (HDR)
Video capture: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)
Weight: 16.86 oz (478.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Right: Volume control
Colors: Gold, Gray, Silver


4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
4G (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
SIM type: Nano SIM


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
USB: Lightning
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Buyers information

Price: $ 559
In The Box: iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter


Mar 27, 2018
Officially announced: Yes
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Alternative variants

Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)
with 32 GB storage
Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Price: $ 459
Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)
Wi-Fi only
Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Weight: 16.54 oz (469.0 g)
Price: $ 329
Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)
Wi-Fi only
Differences from the main variant:
Weight: 16.54 oz (469.0 g)
Price: $ 429

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