Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020)

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Display

Size:

12.9 inches
12.9 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

85.51 %
76.33 %
85.51 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12X Bionic APL1083
Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
Apple A12Z Bionic APL1083

Processor:

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

GPU:

Apple 7-core GPU
Apple 12-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
512GB
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

9720 mAh
10891 mAh
9720 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

11.04 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.4 x 214.9 x 5.8 mm)
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)

Weight:

22.26 oz (631.0 g)
24.41 oz (692.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver
Silver, Space gray

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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Lightning
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 999
$ 1229
$ 999

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 30, 2018
Jun 05, 2017
Mar 18, 2020
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