Apple iPad 4 vs Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)

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Display

Size:

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.03 %
72.80 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A6X
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

PowerVR SGX554
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

1GB
2GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity:

8827 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, 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
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.2 MP
1.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

23.35 oz (662.0 g)
16.86 oz (478.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
Wireless screen share

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, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
$ 559

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 23, 2012
Mar 27, 2018
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