47points

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular

100points

Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

Why is Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular better than Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)?

  • 155g lighter
    478gvs633g
  • 40.6mm narrower
    240mmvs280.6mm
  • 45.4mm shorter
    169.5mmvs214.9mm
  • 14.27% less body volume
    305.1cm³vs355.7755460000001cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018) better than Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular?

  • 6.29x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.49GHz & 4 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2732 x 2048pxvs1536 x 2048px
  • 5GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs1GB
  • 32.99% bigger screen size
    12.9"vs9.7"
  • 1.6mm thinner
    5.9mmvs7.5mm
  • 5.83x more megapixels (front camera)
    7MPvs1.2MP
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 984GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs16GB

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Design

1.thickness

7.5mm

5.9mm

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4.6mm

2.weight

478g

633g

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0.51g

3.width

240mm

280.6mm

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14mm

4.height

169.5mm

214.9mm

Best

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14mm

5.volume

305.1cm³

355.78cm³

Best

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108.46cm³

6.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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Display

1.resolution

1536 x 2048px

2732 x 2048px

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2560 x 3840px

2.screen size

9.7"

12.9"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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3.pixel density

264ppi

264ppi

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521ppi

4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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5.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

4 x 2.49GHz & 4 x 1.6GHz (Apple A12X Bionic)

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8 x 2.36GHz

2.RAM

1GB

6GB

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16GB

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

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4.internal storage

16GB

1000GB

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1000GB

5.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

6.semiconductor size

28nm

7nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

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7nm

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Cameras

1.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

7MP

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8MP

2.megapixels

5MP

12MP

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24MP

3.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

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2160 x 60fps

5.has touch autofocus
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

6.has a built-in HDR mode
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Battery

1.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" (2018)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

2.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.Bluetooth version

4

5

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5

5.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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6.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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