Apple iPhone 6s vs Apple iPad Air (2020) vs Apple iPad Air (2019)

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
10.9 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI
2224 x 1668 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
81.23 %
79.41 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Hexa-core, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Apple 4-core GPU
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
256GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
iPadOS (14.x)
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1715 mAh
8134 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F2.4

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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)
16.37 oz (464.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue
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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
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)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
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)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
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
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2946A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 729
$ 779

In The Box:

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
Sep 15, 2020
Mar 18, 2019
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