Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2018) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

12.9 inches
12.9 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI
2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 456 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

85.51 %
76.33 %
84.52 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12X Bionic APL1083
Apple A10X Fusion APL1071
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 2380 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 7-core GPU
Apple 12-core GPU
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
512GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

9720 mAh
10891 mAh
3969 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

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

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)

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

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

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

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)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

22.26 oz (631.0 g)
24.41 oz (692.0 g)
7.97 oz (226.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

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), 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+), 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 Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), 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:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

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, 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, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3306A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 999
$ 1229
$ 1099

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 18W USB-C Power Adapter
EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 30, 2018
Jun 05, 2017
Sep 10, 2019
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