Apple iPad Air (2020) vs Apple iPad (2020)

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Display

Size

10.9 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

2360 x 1640 pixels,
264 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.23 %
73.86 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Apple G11P

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
32GB, not expandable

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iPadOS (14.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

16.23 oz (460.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control

Colors

Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue
Silver, Space gray, Gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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)
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+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 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-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Buyers information

Price

$ 729
$ 459

In The Box

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter
Lightning to USB cable, USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 15, 2020
Sep 15, 2020

Scheduled release

October 2020
 
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