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

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Display

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 ratio

65.03 %
85.51 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

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

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 20.4 oz (582 g)
22.33 oz (633 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
3D Face unlock

Colors

Black, White
Gray, Silver

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
 

Internal storage

64 GB
1000 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
 

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
9 hours

Wi-Fi

 
10 hours

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

 
Mass storage device, USB OTG

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Vibration

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
TV-out

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 1899
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