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Display

Size:

9.7 inches
12.2 inches
12.0 inches

Resolution:

1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI
1600 x 2560 pixels, 247 PPI
1440 x 2160 pixels, 216 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super Clear LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

71.65 %
71.57 %
72.88 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Intel Core i7

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 330
Intel HD

RAM:

1GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB
512GB, available to use: 450 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDHC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Windows (8.1 Pro)

Battery

Capacity:

8820 mAh
9500 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
2 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
11.64 x 8.03 x 0.31 inches (295.6 x 204 x 7.95 mm)
11.5 x 7.93 x 0.36 inches (292 x 201 x 9 mm)

Weight:

16.86 oz (478.0 g)
26.56 oz (753.0 g)
28.16 oz (798.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Metal

Features:

Stylus
Stylus

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Other
Left: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Gray

Tablet dock:

Yes

Dock Features:

USB

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
Mini Displayport

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
microUSB, USB 3.0
Full-size USB, USB 3.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 22, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCGA1475 link

Measured SAR:

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 929
$ 1949

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 22, 2013
Jan 06, 2014
May 20, 2014
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