Apple iPad mini (2019) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)

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Display

Size:

7.9 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 324 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.65 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Apple M1

Processor:

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Apple 4-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
8GB

Internal storage:

256GB
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iPadOS (13.x)
iPadOS

Battery

Capacity:

5058 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Weight:

10.87 oz (308.2 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver

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:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 679

In The Box:

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter
USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 18, 2019

Scheduled release:

(Official) May 21, 2021
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