Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
11.0 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
1668 x 2388 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.03 %
83.08 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive

Features

Ambient light sensor, Oleophobic coating
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm
Aperture size: F1.8

Flash

 
Quad LED

Software Features

Face detection, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

 
H.264, MOV

Features

Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
9.74 x 7.02 x 0.23 inches (247.4 x 178.3 x 5.8 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
16.51 oz (468 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
3D Face unlock

Keys

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control

Colors

Black, White
Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5X
Apple A12X Bionic APL1083

Processor

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

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
Apple 7-core GPU

RAM

1 GB LPDDR2
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
1000 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)
iOS (12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

 
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Charging connector

Proprietary
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
7812 mAh

Type

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

Internet use

 
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Safari

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Twitter
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries
Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF, Other, .jpg, .tiff, .htm, .html, .key, .numbers, .pages, .txt, .vcf), Calculator
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
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Yes
Yes

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Dock Connector to USB Cable, 10W USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 1699

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 07, 2012
Oct 30, 2018
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