Apple iPad 4 vs Apple iPad 9.7-inch

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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 %
71.65 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A6X
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz
Dual-core, 1850 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX554
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

1GB
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
 

OS

iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.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; Pixel size: 1.1 μm

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)

Design

Dimensions

9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm)
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

23.35 oz (662 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s)

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

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
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP

$ 799
$ 559
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