Apple iPad 3 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch

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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 %
76.33 %

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, Optical image stabilization, 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Optical 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)
12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches (305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

23.00 oz (652 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
24.41 oz (692 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A5X
Apple A10X Fusion APL1071

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP4
Apple 12-core GPU

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
512 GB

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

11560 mAh
10891 mAh

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
9 hours

Wi-Fi

 
10 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Proprietary
Lightning

Features

 
USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode

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
3.5mm

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

 
$ 1229
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