Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad (2020)

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.03 %
73.86 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Apple A5X
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
Apple G11P

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
 

Internal storage

64GB
32GB, not expandable

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
 

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control

Colors

Black, White
Silver, Space gray, Gold

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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
 

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB

Proprietary
Lightning

Features

Charging
Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 459

In The Box

Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Lightning to USB cable, USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 07, 2012
Sep 15, 2020
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