Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015)
Technical data and benchmarks

Device

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) was released in Q3/2015 at a price of 1079 USD and is available in the colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold.

Colours: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Price from: 1,079 $
Release date: Q3/2015

Processor

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) uses the Apple A9X. This processor was published in Q3/2015 and is manufactured with a structure width of 16 nm. The Apple A9X has 2 CPU cores and the maximum frequency is about 2.26 GHz.

Name: Apple A9X
Core count: 2
Core A: 2x Twister @ 2.26 GHz
Core B: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
Core C: 0x @ 0.00 GHz
Structure: 16 nm
Release date: Q3/2015

Graphic card

The processor Apple A9X installed in the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is equipped with the internal graphics unit Apple A9X. This iGPU was released in Q3/2015 and is manufactured in a structure width of 16 nm.

Name: Apple A9X
Frequency: 0.65 Ghz
Structure: 16 nm
Release date: Q3/2015

Memory

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is equipped with 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM.

Memory Size: 4 GB
Memory Type: LPDDR4
Memory Bandwith: 11.5 - 34 GB/s

Storage

The internal storage (type Unknown) of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is about 128 - 256 Gigabytes.

Size: 128 - 256 GB
Interface: Unknown
Max. speed: --
Card reader: --

Display

The size of the main screen of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is about 12.9 inches. The resolution of the screen is 2732x2048 pixels and the maximum refresh rate is 60 Hz.

Size: 12.9 inch
Technology: IPS
Resolution: 2732x2048
Refresh rate: 60 Hz
Pixel density: 264 ppi
Ratio: 4:3
Always-On-Display: No
Max. Brightness
Manufacturer: --
test: --
Manufacturer HDR: --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 10,307 mAh is built into the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015). The battery can be charged with a maximum of -- and the battery life is, in practice, 13 - 33 hours.

Type: Lithium-Polymer
Capacity: 10,307 mAh (38.80 Wh)
Battery life (Real life): 13 - 33 h
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 has a resolution of 1.2 MP. The maximum video resolution of the main camera is 1080p @ 30 fps and that of the front camera is 720p.

Back camera: 8.0 MP, 1080p @ 30 fps
Front camera: 1.2 MP, 720p
Additional cameras:

Ports

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is equipped with a Lightning port for charging and for data transfers.

Main connector: Lightning
Other Ports: Smart Connector

Network

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) supports the cellular standard 4G (LTE) and also 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) and Bluetooth 4.2.

Cellular: 4G (LTE)
Wireless LAN: 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
NFC: No
Dual SIM: No
eSIM: No

Dimensions

The smartphone is 306 mm high, 221 mm wide and 7 mm thick. The weight of the Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015) is 723 g.

Height: 306 mm
Width: 221 mm
Depth: 7 mm
Weight: 723 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.

Operating system: iOS 9
Security features: Touch ID
IP Protection: --
Military Standard: --
Part-no: A1652 iPad6,8 2827

Benchmark results

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.

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Geekbench 5 - Multi 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.

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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015)
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1,198
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi (2015)
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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.

View all Geekbench 6 benchmark results



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.

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AnTuTu 8 - Benchmark



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More benchmarks for
Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 1st Gen Wi-Fi / Cellular (2015)

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The currently best-known benchmarks for smartphones are Geekbench and AnTuTu. Geekbench measures the CPU performance (i.e. the performance of the smartphone processor), while AnTuTu measures the performance of the smartphone’s graphics card in addition to the processor performance. The graphics performance is of particular interest to you if you like to play games with your smartphone.

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