Apple iPad 10.2-inch vs Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)

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Display

Size

10.2 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
264 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.94 %
72.80 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

3GB
2GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iPadOS (13.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
8827 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP (HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 7.4 mm)
9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

17.39 oz (493.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
16.86 oz (478.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors

Silver, Space gray, Gold
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Buyers information

Price

$ 559
$ 559

In The Box

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 10, 2019
Mar 27, 2018
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