Apple iPad 4 vs Apple iPad Air

Display

Size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels
2048 x 1536 pixels

Pixel density

264 PPI
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 A7

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX554
PowerVR G6430

RAM

1GB
1GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

 
8820 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

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 20.7 oz (591 g)
16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.7 oz (591 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Silver, White

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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 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, HSPA, UMTS

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
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 799
$ 929
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