Apple iPad Pro 10.5-inch vs Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018)

Display

Display size

10.5 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

1668 x 2224 pixels
1536 x 2048 pixels

Aspect Ratio

4:3
4:3

Pixel density

265 ppi
264 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

78.27 %
72.80 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

Quad LED
 

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

H.264, MOV
 

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

9.87 x 6.85 x 0.24 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm)
9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

16.83 oz (477 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)
16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 20.1 oz (573 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Apple 12-core GPU
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
2 GB

Internal storage

512 GB
128 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
 

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

Lightning
Lightning

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

8134 mAh
8827 mAh

Type

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

Internet use

LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

Safari
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Twitter
 

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Yes
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
iPad Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

MSRP price

$ 1079
$ 559

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 05, 2017
Mar 27, 2018
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