Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos)

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Device Information

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) was released in Q2/2017 at a price of 799 $ and is available in the colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos), on the other hand, was released in Q1/2022 at a price of 699 $ and is available in the colors Graphite (Black), Olive (Green), Lavendel (Purple), White.
Space Gray, Silver, Gold Colours Graphite (Black), Olive (Green), Lavendel (Purple), White
799 $ Price from 699 $
Q2/2017 Release date Q1/2022

Processor

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) uses the Apple A10X Fusion processor, while the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) uses the Samsung Exynos 2100. The Apple A10X Fusion of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) has 6 CPU cores and maximum frequency of 2.36% GHz. The Samsung Exynos 2100 installed in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has 8 CPU cores and maximum frequency goes up to 2.90 GHz.
Apple A10X Fusion Name Samsung Exynos 2100
6 Core count 8
3x Hurricane @ 2.36 GHz Core A: 1x Cortex-X1 @ 2.90 GHz
3x Zephyr @ 1.30 GHz Core B: 3x Cortex-A78 @ 2.80 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core C: 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.20 GHz
10 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2017 Release date Q1/2021

Graphic card

The Apple A10X is used as the graphics unit in the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017). This iGPU is manufactured in a structure size of 10 nm and clocks with 1.00 GHz. The Apple A10X is integrated in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos). This graphics unit is manufactured in a structure size of 5 nm and the maximum clock is 0.76 GHz.
Apple A10X Name ARM Mali-G78 MP14
1.00 GHz Frequency 0.76 GHz
10 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2017 Release date Q4/2020

Memory

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) is equipped with 4 GB of LPDDR4 memory and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with 6 - 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
4 GB Memory Size 6 - 8 GB
LPDDR4 Memory Type LPDDR5
11.5 - 34 GB/s Memory Bandwith 21 - 51 GB/s

Storage

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) can be purchased with a internal storage of 64 - 512 GB and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with a storage size of 128 - 256 GB.
64 - 512 GB Size 128 - 256 GB
Unknown Interface UFS 3.1
-- Max. speed 2,900 MB/s
-- Card reader --

Display

The main screen of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) is 12.9 inch and the resolution of the screen is 2732x2048 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has a 6.4 inch large screen with a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels.
12.9 inch Size 6.4 inch
IPS Technology AMOLED
2732x2048 Resolution 2340x1080
120 Hz Refresh rate 120 Hz
264 ppi Pixel density 403 ppi
4:3 Ratio 19.5:9
No Ratio No
Max. Brightness
600 nits Manufacturer --
-- test 760 nits
-- Manufacturer HDR --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 10,994 mAh (41.40 Wh) is installed in the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017), which can be charged with up to --. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with a battery that has a capacity of 4,500 mAh (22.50 Wh) and can be charged with up to 25 W.
Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
10,994 mAh (41.40 Wh) Capacity 4,500 mAh (22.50 Wh)
14 - 35 h Battery life (Real life) 13 - 30 h
No Exchangeable No
Charging
-- Cable 25 W
-- Wireless 15 W
-- Reverse-Wireless --

Camera

The main camera of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) has a resolution of 12.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 7.0 MP. The main camera of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has a resolution of 12.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 32.0 MP.
12.0 MP, 2160p @ 30 fps Back camera 12.0 MP, 2160p @ 60 fps
7.0 MP, 1080p Front camera 32.0 MP, 2160p @ 60 fps
-- Additional cameras 12 MP (Ultra-Wide)
8 MP (Tele)

Ports

As the main connection for charging and transferring data, the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) has a Lightning port and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with a USB-C (3.2) port.
Lightning Main connector USB-C (3.2)
Smart Connector Other --

Network

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) supports the -- cellular standard and is also equipped with 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) and Bluetooth 4.2. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with the cellular standard 5G, as well as 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5.0.
-- Cellular 5G
802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) Wireless LAN 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
No NFC Yes
No Dual SIM Yes
No eSIM No

Dimensions

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) is 306 mm high, 221 mm wide and 7 mm thick, whereas the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is 156 mm high, 75 mm wide and 8 mm thick. The weight of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) is 677 g and the weight of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) 177 g.
306 mm Height 156 mm
221 mm Width 75 mm
7 mm Depth 8 mm
677 g Weight 177 g

Additional data

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2nd Gen Wi-Fi (2017) will be delivered with iOS 10 and has the following security features: Touch ID. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with Android 12 and has the following security features: Face-ID, In-Display Fingerprintsensor.
iOS 10 Operating system Android 12
Touch ID Security features Face-ID, In-Display Fingerprintsensor
-- IP Protection IP68
-- Military Standard --
A1670 iPad7,1 3149 Part-no SM-G990E

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

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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

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AnTuTu 8 - Benchmark






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