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Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) vs Apple iPad 10.2-inch

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

9.7 inches
12.9 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

71.65 %
85.51 %
74.94 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A8X
Apple A12Z Bionic APL1083
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GXA6850
Apple 8-core GPU
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4
3GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, not expandable
128GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iPadOS (13.x)
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

7340 mAh
9720 mAh
8827 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 31 mm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F2.4

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

1.2 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 5.9 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

15.41 oz (437.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)
17.39 oz (493.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
Silver, Space gray
Silver, Space gray, Gold

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
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
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 16, 2014

FCC ID value:

BCGA1566

Measured SAR:

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
$ 999
$ 559

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 18W USB-C Power Adapter
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2014
Mar 18, 2020
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