Apple iPad 9.7-inch vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch

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Display

Display size

9.7 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
2048 x 2732 pixels

Pixel density

264 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.65 %
76.33 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 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; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
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

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches (305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)
24.41 oz (692 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A10X Fusion APL1071

Processor

Dual-core, 1850 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Apple 12-core GPU

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

 
512 GB

Available to use

128 GB
 

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

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, USB charging
USB 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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29
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
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

8827 mAh
10891 mAh

Type

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

Internet use

LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 559
$ 1229
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