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

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Display

Size:

12.9 inches
12.9 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution:

2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

76.33 %
85.51 %
73.86 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
Apple A12Z Bionic APL1083
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 12-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU
Apple G11P

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

512GB
128GB, not expandable
32GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iPadOS (13.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

10891 mAh
9720 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (PDAF)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches (305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 5.9 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight:

24.41 oz (692.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
Silver, Space gray
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), 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)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1229
$ 999
$ 459

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 05, 2017
Mar 18, 2020
Sep 15, 2020
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