Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018)

Display

Size

9.7 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
2048 x 2732 pixels

Pixel density

264 PPI
265 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.03 %
85.51 %

Features

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

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

1GB
 

Internal storage

64GB
1000GB

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
9720 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

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)

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
11.04 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.4 x 214.9 x 5.8 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)
22.33 oz (633 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
3D Face unlock

Colors

Black, White
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)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

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
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Proprietary
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 1899
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