Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015)
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Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021)

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Device Information

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) was released in Q3/2015 at a price of 1,079 $ and is available in the colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold. The Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021), on the other hand, was released in Q3/2021 at a price of 459 $ and is available in the colors Space Gray, Silver.
Space Gray, Silver, Gold Colours Space Gray, Silver
1,079 $ Price from 459 $
Q3/2015 Release date Q3/2021

Processor

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) uses the Apple A9X processor, while the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) uses the Apple A13 Bionic. The Apple A9X of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) has 2 CPU cores and maximum frequency of 2.26% GHz. The Apple A13 Bionic installed in the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) has 6 CPU cores and maximum frequency goes up to 2.65 GHz.
Apple A9X Name Apple A13 Bionic
2 Core count 6
2x Twister @ 2.26 GHz Core A: 2x Lightning @ 2.65 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core B: 4x Thunder @ 1.80 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core C: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
16 nm Structure 7 nm
Q3/2015 Release date Q3/2019

Graphic card

The Apple A9X is used as the graphics unit in the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015). This iGPU is manufactured in a structure size of 16 nm and clocks with 0.65 GHz. The Apple A9X is integrated in the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021). This graphics unit is manufactured in a structure size of 7 nm and the maximum clock is 1.35 GHz.
Apple A9X Name Apple A13
0.65 GHz Frequency 1.35 GHz
16 nm Structure 7 nm
Q3/2015 Release date Q3/2019

Memory

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is equipped with 4 GB of LPDDR4 memory and the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) comes with 3 GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
4 GB Memory Size 3 GB
LPDDR4 Memory Type LPDDR4X
11.5 - 34 GB/s Memory Bandwith 17 - 34 GB/s

Storage

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) can be purchased with a internal storage of 128 - 256 GB and the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) comes with a storage size of 64 - 256 GB.
128 - 256 GB Size 64 - 256 GB
Unknown Interface Unknown
-- Max. speed --
-- Card reader --

Display

The main screen of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is 12.9 inch and the resolution of the screen is 2732x2048 pixels. The Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) has a 10.2 inch large screen with a resolution of 2160x1620 pixels.
12.9 inch Size 10.2 inch
IPS Technology IPS
2732x2048 Resolution 2160x1620
60 Hz Refresh rate 60 Hz
264 ppi Pixel density 264 ppi
4:3 Ratio 4:3
No Ratio No
Max. Brightness
-- Manufacturer 500 nits
-- test --
-- Manufacturer HDR --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 10,307 mAh (38.80 Wh) is installed in the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015), which can be charged with up to --. The Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) is equipped with a battery that has a capacity of 8,686 mAh (32.40 Wh) and can be charged with up to --.
Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
10,307 mAh (38.80 Wh) Capacity 8,686 mAh (32.40 Wh)
13 - 33 h Battery life (Real life) 15 - 35 h
No Exchangeable No
Charging
-- Cable --
-- Wireless --
-- Reverse-Wireless --

Camera

The main camera of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) has a resolution of 8.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 1.2 MP. The main camera of the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) has a resolution of 8.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 12.0 MP.
8.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps Back camera 8.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps
1.2 MP, 720p Front camera 12.0 MP, 1080p @ 60 fps
-- Additional cameras --

Ports

As the main connection for charging and transferring data, the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) has a Lightning port and the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) is equipped with a Lightning port.
Lightning Main connector Lightning
Smart Connector Other Smart Connector

Network

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) supports the 4G (LTE) cellular standard and is also equipped with 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) and Bluetooth 4.2. The Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) is equipped with the cellular standard 4G (LTE), as well as 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) and Bluetooth 4.2.
4G (LTE) Cellular 4G (LTE)
802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) Wireless LAN 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
No NFC No
No Dual SIM No
No eSIM Yes

Dimensions

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is 306 mm high, 221 mm wide and 7 mm thick, whereas the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) is 251 mm high, 174 mm wide and 8 mm thick. The weight of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is 723 g and the weight of the Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) 498 g.
306 mm Height 251 mm
221 mm Width 174 mm
7 mm Depth 8 mm
723 g Weight 498 g

Additional data

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) will be delivered with iOS 9 and has the following security features: Touch ID. The Apple iPad 10.2" 9th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2021) comes with iPadOS 15 and has the following security features: Touch ID.
iOS 9 Operating system iPadOS 15
Touch ID Security features Touch ID
-- IP Protection --
-- Military Standard --
A1652 iPad6,8 2827 Part-no A2603, A2604, A2605 iPad12,2 4046

Benchmark results

AnTuTu 9 - Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

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Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




AnTuTu 8 - Benchmark






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