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

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Display

Size

9.7 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels,
264 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels,
265 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
85.51 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8X
Apple A12Z Bionic

Processor

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Octa-core, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR GXA6850
Apple 7-core GPU

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7340 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

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)

Features

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

Front

1.2 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

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)

Weight

15.41 oz (437 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
22.61 oz (641 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
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

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
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

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

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
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 829
$ 999
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