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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular

81points

Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular vs Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB

Why is Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular better than Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB?

    Why is Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB 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
    • 4.17x more megapixels (front camera)
      5MPvs1.2MP
    • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
      12MPvs5MP
    • 240GB more internal storage
      256GBvs16GB
    • Supports widgets

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    Design

    1.thickness

    7.5mm

    6.1mm

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    4.6mm

    2.weight

    478g

    444g

    Best

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    0.51g

    3.width

    240mm

    240mm

    Best

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    14mm

    4.height

    169.5mm

    169.5mm

    Best

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    14mm

    5.volume

    305.1cm³

    248.15cm³

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    0cm³

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    Display

    1.resolution

    1536 x 2048px

    2048 x 1536px

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    2560 x 3840px

    2.pixel density

    264ppi

    264ppi

    Best

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    521ppi

    3.screen size

    9.7"

    9.7"

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

    Best

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    21.5"

    4.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.

    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.has a anti-reflection coating
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    This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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    Performance

    1.CPU speed

    2 x 1.3GHz

    2 x 2.2GHz

    Best

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    8 x 2.36GHz

    2.RAM

    1GB

    2GB

    Best

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    16GB

    3.Has integrated LTE
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    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

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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

    16nm

    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.megapixels

    5MP

    12MP

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    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

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    2160 x 60fps

    3.has a CMOS sensor
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    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.

    4.front camera megapixels

    1.2MP

    5MP

    Best

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    8MP

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

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

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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.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.

    3.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

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    Battery

    1.battery power

    8820mAh

    7306mAh

    Best

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    11560mAh

    2.has a rechargeable battery
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    Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a battery level indicator
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    Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 256GB

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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    Features

    1.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.

    2.USB version

    2

    2

    Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

    Best

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    3.1

    3.Has a fingerprint scanner
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    The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

    4.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.

    5.download speed

    42MBits/s

    150MBits/s

    Best

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    1200MBits/s

    6.Has sharing intents
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    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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