Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

12.9 inches
12.9 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

76.33 %
85.51 %
87.45 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
600 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
Apple A12Z Bionic APL1083
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Apple 12-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

512GB
128GB, not expandable
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

10891 mAh
9720 mAh
3687 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 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
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
7 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

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)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)

Weight:

24.41 oz (692.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
Silver, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

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

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1229
$ 999
$ 1100

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 05, 2017
Mar 18, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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