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

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Display

Size:

12.9 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

85.51 %
85.51 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12X Bionic APL1083
Apple A12Z Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 7-core GPU
Apple 7-core GPU

RAM:

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

1000GB
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

9720 mAh
9720 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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) (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
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

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

Video capture:

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)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 5.9 mm)

Weight:

22.33 oz (633.0 g)
22.61 oz (641.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors:

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), 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 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1899
$ 999

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 30, 2018
Mar 18, 2020
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