iPad Comparison

 
iPad Pro 12.9-inch Learn More
iPad Pro 9.7-inch Learn More
iPad Air 2 Learn More
iPad Mini 4 Learn More
iPad Mini 2
Capacity1
Wi-Fi + Cellular
128GB

256GB
32GB

128GB

256GB
16GB

64GB
16GB

64GB

128GB
16GB

32GB
Size and Weight2 Height: 12 inches (305.7 mm)

Width: 8.68 inches (220.6 mm)

Depth: 0.27 inch (6.9 mm)

Weight (Wi-Fi + Cellular): 1.59 pounds (723 g)
Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)

Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)

Depth: 0.24 inch(6.1 mm)

Weight (Wi-Fi + Cellular): 0.98 pounds (444 g)
Height: 9.4 inches (240 mm)

Width: 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)

Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)

Weight (Wi-Fi + Cellular): 0.98 pounds (444 g)
Height: 8 inches (203.2 mm)

Width: 5.3 inches (134.8 mm)

Depth: 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)

Weight (Wi-Fi + Cellular): 0.67 pound (304 g)
Height: 7.87 inches (200 mm)

Width: 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)

Depth: 0.29 inch (7.5 mm)

Weight (Wi-Fi + Cellular): 0.75 pound (341 g)
Display 12.9-inch (diagonal) Retina

LED-backlit with Multi-Touch

2732-by-2048 resolution

264 ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Fully laminated display

Antireflective coating

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9.7-inch (diagonal) Retina

LED-backlit with Multi-Touch

2048-by-1536 resolution

264 ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Fully laminated display

Antireflective coating

Wide color display

True Tone display
9.7-inch (diagonal) Retina

LED-backlit with Multi-Touch

2048-by-1536 resolution

264 ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Fully laminated display

Antireflective coating

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7.9-inch (diagonal) Retina

LED-backlit with Multi-Touch

2048-by-1536 resolution

326 ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

Fully laminated display

Antireflective coating

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7.9-inch (diagonal) Retina

LED-backlit with Multi-Touch

2048-by-1536 resolution

326 ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating

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Chip A9X third-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture

Compared to A7:
CPU: 2.5x faster
Graphics: 5x faster

M9 coprocessor
A9X third-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture

Compared to A7:
CPU: 2.4x faster
Graphics: 4.3x faster

M9 coprocessor
A8X second-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture

Compared to A7:
CPU: 1.4x faster
Graphics: 2.5x faster

M8 coprocessor
A8 second-generation chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture

Compared to A7:
CPU: 1.3x faster
Graphics: 1.6x faster

M8 coprocessor
A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture

M7 coprocessor
Cameras iSight camera

8-megapixel photos

ƒ/2.4 aperture

-

-

Backside illumination

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Autofocus

Tap to focus

Exposure control

HDR photos

Face detection

Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

Burst mode

Timer mode

Photo geotagging



FaceTime HD Camera

1.2-megapixel photos

-

720p HD video recording

Auto HDR photos and videos

Backside illumination

Face detection

Burst mode

FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
iSight camera

12-megapixel photos

ƒ/2.2 aperture

Live Photos

True Tone flash

Backside illumination

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Autofocus with Focus pixels

Tap to focus with Focus pixels

Exposure control

HDR photos

Face detection

Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

Burst mode

Timer mode

Photo geotagging



FaceTime HD Camera

5-megapixel photos

Retina Flash

720p HD video recording

Auto HDR photos and videos

Backside illumination

Face detection

Burst mode

FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
iSight camera

8-megapixel photos

ƒ/2.4 aperture

-

-

Backside illumination

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Autofocus

Tap to focus

Exposure control

HDR photos

Face detection

Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

Burst mode

Timer mode

Photo geotagging



FaceTime HD Camera

1.2-megapixel photos

-

720p HD video recording

Auto HDR photos and videos

Backside illumination

Face detection

Burst mode

FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
iSight camera

8-megapixel photos

ƒ/2.4 aperture

-

-

Backside illumination

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Autofocus

Tap to focus

Exposure control

HDR photos

Face detection

Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

Burst mode

Timer mode

Photo geotagging



FaceTime HD Camera

1.2-megapixel photos

-

720p HD video recording

Auto HDR photos and videos

Backside illumination

Face detection

Burst mode

FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
iSight camera

5-megapixel photos

ƒ/2.4 aperture

-

-

Backside illumination

Five-element lens

Hybrid IR filter

Autofocus

Tap to focus

Exposure control

HDR photos

Face detection

Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)

-

-

Photo geotagging



FaceTime HD Camera

1.2-megapixel photos

-

720p HD video recording

-

Backside illumination

Face detection

-

FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
Video Recording 1080p HD video recording

Slo-mo video support for 720p at 120 fps

Time-lapse video with stabilization

Video stabilization

Tap to focus while recording

Face detection

3x video zoom

Backside illumination

Video geotagging
1080p HD video recording

Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps

Time-lapse video with stabilization

Cinematic Video stabilization

Continuous autofocus video

Face detection

3x video zoom

Backside illumination

Video geotagging
1080p HD video recording

Slo-mo video support for 720p at 120 fps

Time-lapse video with stabilization

Video stabilization

Tap to focus while recording

Face detection

3x video zoom

Backside illumination

Video geotagging
1080p HD video recording

Slo-mo video support for 720p at 120 fps

Time-lapse video with stabilization

Video stabilization

Tap to focus while recording

Face detection

3x video zoom

Backside illumination

Video geotagging
1080p HD video recording

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Time-lapse video with stabilization

Video stabilization

Tap to focus while recording

Face detection

3x video zoom

Backside illumination

Video geotagging
Audio Four speaker audio Four speaker audio Two speaker audio Two speaker audio Two speaker audio
Touch ID Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button -
Cellular and Wireless Wi-Fi + Cellular model

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)

MIMO

Bluetooth 4.2 technology

GSM/EDGE

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA

LTE4

Data only5

Apple SIM compatible6
Wi-Fi + Cellular model

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)

MIMO

Bluetooth 4.2 technology

GSM/EDGE

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA

LTE Advanced4

Data only5

Embedded Apple SIM6
Wi-Fi + Cellular model

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)

MIMO

Bluetooth 4.2 technology

GSM/EDGE

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA

LTE4

Data only5

Apple SIM compatible6
Wi-Fi + Cellular model

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)

MIMO

Bluetooth 4.2 technology

GSM/EDGE

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA

LTE4

Data only5

Apple SIM compatible6
Wi-Fi + Cellular model

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)

MIMO

Bluetooth 4.2 technology

GSM/EDGE

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B

UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA

LTE4

Data only5

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SIM Card Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM)

-
Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM)

Embedded Apple SIM
Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM)

-
Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM)

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Nano-SIM

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Connector Lightning

Smart Connector
Lightning

Smart Connector
Lightning

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Lightning

-
Lightning

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Power and Battery7 Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Sensors Touch ID

Three-axis gyro

Accelerometer

Ambient light sensor

Barometer
Touch ID

Three-axis gyro

Accelerometer

Ambient light sensor

Barometer
Touch ID

Three-axis gyro

Accelerometer

Ambient light sensor

Barometer
Touch ID

Three-axis gyro

Accelerometer

Ambient light sensor

Barometer
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Three-axis gyro

Accelerometer

Ambient light sensor

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Accessories
(sold separately)
Smart Cover

Silicon Case

Apple Pencil

Smart Keyboard

(Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is only available in a U.S. English keyboard layout.)
Smart Cover

Silicon Case

Apple Pencil

Smart Keyboard

(Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is only available in a U.S. English keyboard layout.)
Smart Cover

Smart Case

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Smart Cover

Silicone Case

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Smart Cover

Smart Case

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  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  2. Size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. FaceTime calling requires a FaceTime-enabled device for the caller and recipient and a Wi-Fi connection. Availability over a cellular network depends on carrier policies; data charges may apply.
  4. Data Plan required. LTE Advanced and LTE are available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds are based on theoretical throughput and vary based on site conditions and carrier. For details on LTE support, contact your carrier and see www.apple.com/ipad/LTE.
  5. Cellular data plan is sold separately. Cellular data service is available only on Wi-Fi + Cellular models. The model you purchase is configured to work with a particular cellular network technology. Check with your carrier for compatibility and cellular data plan availability.
  6. Embedded Apple SIM in iPad (9.7-inch) may be disabled when purchased from some carriers. See your carrier for details. Apple SIM and embedded Apple SIM not available in China.
  7. Battery life varies by use and configuration. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information.

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