Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015)
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Apple iPad 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017)

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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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017), on the other hand, was released in Q1/2017 at a price of 459 $ and is available in the colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold.
Space Gray, Silver, Gold Colours Space Gray, Silver, Gold
1,079 $ Price from 459 $
Q3/2015 Release date Q1/2017

Processor

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) uses the Apple A9X processor, while the Apple iPad 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) uses the Apple A9. 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 A9 installed in the Apple iPad 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) has 2 CPU cores and maximum frequency goes up to 1.85 GHz.
Apple A9X Name Apple A9
2 Core count 2
2x Twister @ 2.26 GHz Core A: 2x Twister @ 1.85 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core B: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core C: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
16 nm Structure 16 nm
Q3/2015 Release date Q3/2015

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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017). This graphics unit is manufactured in a structure size of 16 nm and the maximum clock is 0.65 GHz.
Apple A9X Name Apple A9
0.65 GHz Frequency 0.65 GHz
16 nm Structure 16 nm
Q3/2015 Release date Q3/2015

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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) comes with 2 GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
4 GB Memory Size 2 GB
LPDDR4 Memory Type LPDDR4
11.5 - 34 GB/s Memory Bandwith 11.5 - 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) comes with a storage size of 32 - 128 GB.
128 - 256 GB Size 32 - 128 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) has a 9.7 inch large screen with a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels.
12.9 inch Size 9.7 inch
IPS Technology IPS
2732x2048 Resolution 2048x1536
60 Hz Refresh rate 60 Hz
264 ppi Pixel density 264 ppi
4:3 Ratio 4:3
No Ratio No
Max. Brightness
-- Manufacturer --
-- 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) is equipped with a battery that has a capacity of 8,827 mAh (32.90 Wh) and can be charged with up to --.
Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
10,307 mAh (38.80 Wh) Capacity 8,827 mAh (32.90 Wh)
13 - 33 h Battery life (Real life) 15 - 37 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) has a resolution of 8.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 1.2 MP.
8.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps Back camera 8.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps
1.2 MP, 720p Front camera 1.2 MP, 720p
-- 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) is equipped with a Lightning port.
Lightning Main connector Lightning
Smart Connector Other --

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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) 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 No

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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) is 240 mm high, 170 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) 478 g.
306 mm Height 240 mm
221 mm Width 170 mm
7 mm Depth 8 mm
723 g Weight 478 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 9.7" 5th Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2017) comes with iOS 10 and has the following security features: Touch ID.
iOS 9 Operating system iOS 10
Touch ID Security features Touch ID
-- IP Protection --
-- Military Standard --
A1652 iPad6,8 2827 Part-no A1823 iPad6,12 3108

Benchmark results

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