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Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch
12.9"
2048 x 2732 pixels
12 MP
7 MP front
Apple A10X Fusion
Hexa-core, 2380 MHz
RAM: 4 GB
MEMORY: 512 GB
Announced: Jun 5, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 9, 2017
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Available: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (76.33 %)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.27 inches)
  • Lots of RAM (4 GB RAM)

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Proprietary USB connector

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Description

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is a high-end tablet built for professional use, but it is also perfectly capable of running premium games and playing video in stunning quality. Its centerpiece is a fantastic display with high resolution, wide color support, and HDR video capabilities. Under the hood is Apple's latest A10X system chip, alongside plenty of storage. Features we know from previous iPad Pro models, including Apple Pencil support and quad stereo speakers, are also on board. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be updated to iOS 11 in late 2017, which will bring improved multitasking and make the Apple Pencil even more functional.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupiOS (10.x)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches (305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 24.41 oz (692 g)
      the average is 16.2 oz (463 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Fingerprint (touch)
  • Keys:
    • Right: Volume control
  • Colors:
    • Gold, Gray, Silver

Displaybenchmark

  • Physical size:
    • 12.9 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 2048 x 2732 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 265 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 76.33 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Peak brightness:
    • 600 cd/m2 (nit)
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camerabenchmark

  • Camera:
      • Popup12 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Quad LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F1.8
    • Hardware Features:
      • Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Software Features:
      • Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
  • Camcorder:
      • 3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)
    • Recording format:
      • H.264, MOV
    • Features:
      • Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 7 megapixels
    • Features:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    • Video capture:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Yes
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 4 GB RAM / LPDDR4
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 512 GB

Batterybenchmark

  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Internet use:
    • LTE:
      • 9 hours
    • Wi-Fi:
      • 10 hours

MultimediaPopupbenchmark

  • Screen mirroring:
    • TV-out
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
      • Safari
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Twitter

Cellular

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode
  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
      • MIMO
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • USB charging
  • Mobile Payment:
    • Apple Pay
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 05 Jun 2017

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 1229
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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch 256GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 256 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 1029

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 929

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi only)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Weight:
    • 23.88 oz (677 g)
      the average is 16 oz (457 g)
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 1099

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch Wi-Fi 256GB (Wi-Fi only)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Weight:
    • 23.88 oz (677 g)
      the average is 16.2 oz (463 g)
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 256 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 899

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch Wi-Fi 64GB (Wi-Fi only)

Differences from the main variant:

  • Weight:
    • 23.88 oz (677 g)
      the average is 16.2 oz (463 g)
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 64 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 799

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