Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch

Display

Size

9.7 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
76.33 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8X
Apple A10X Fusion APL1071

Processor

Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR GXA6850
Apple 12-core GPU

RAM

2GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
512GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

7340 mAh
10891 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
12 MP

Features

Autofocus, BSI sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.2 MP
7 MP

Features

 
HDR

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)
12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches (305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

15.41 oz (437 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)
24.41 oz (692 g)
the average is 15 oz (427 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP

$ 829
$ 1229
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