Apple iPad 9.7-inch vs Apple iPad (2020)

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
264 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
73.86 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Dual-core, 1850 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Apple G11P

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
 

Internal storage

available to use: 128 GB
32GB, not expandable

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
 

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 MP (HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Silver, Space gray, Gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s)
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 559
$ 459

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 21, 2017
Sep 15, 2020
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