Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2020)

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

9.7 inches
12.9 inches
11.0 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2388 x 1668 pixels, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

71.65 %
85.51 %
82.87 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
600 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 A12Z Bionic APL1083

Processor:

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GXA6850
Apple 8-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

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
7538 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full 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)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm)

Weight:

15.41 oz (437.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)
16.61 oz (471.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

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

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), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 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
TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
5.0

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

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
$ 799

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2014
Mar 18, 2020
Mar 18, 2020
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