47points

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular

81points

Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

Why is Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular better than Apple iPad Pro 9.7"?

Why is Apple iPad Pro 9.7" better than Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular?

  • 1.69x faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.2GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    2GBvs1GB
  • 1.4mm thinner
    6.1mmvs7.5mm
  • 34g lighter
    444gvs478g
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 4.17x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs1.2MP
  • 240GB more internal storage
    256GBvs16GB
  • Supports widgets

Top specs and features

Design

1.thickness

7.5mm

6.1mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

2.weight

478g

444g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

3.width

240mm

240mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

4.height

169.5mm

169.5mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.volume

305.1cm³

248.15cm³

Best

BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook

0cm³

Display

1.resolution

1536 x 2048px

2048 x 1536px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

264ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

9.7"

9.7"

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

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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.has a touch screen
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

2 x 2.2GHz

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.RAM

1GB

2GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

3.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

4.internal storage

16GB

256GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

5.Supports 64-bit
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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

16nm

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

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

7nm

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

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

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

3.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

5MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

4.has a flash
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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

5.has a CMOS sensor
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

6.has a built-in HDR mode
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

Battery

1.battery power

8820mAh

7306mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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.

2.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

3.Supports widgets
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

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.

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.download speed

42MBits/s

150MBits/s

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

1200MBits/s

6.Has sharing intents
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Apple iPad Pro 9.7"

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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