Apple iPad Air 2Apple iPad ProMicrosoft Surface Pro 4
Top 33%831 points
Top 33%
Top 32%833 points
Top 32%
Top 26%913 points
Top 26%
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Apple iPad Air 2 vs Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 77 facts in comparison

1. resolution

1536 x 2048px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
2732 x 2048px
2736 x 1824px
166
0

2. pixel density

264ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
264ppi
267ppi
140
0

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.70"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.50"
12.90"
12.30"
139
0

4. has an external memory slot

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.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
72% have it
134
0

5. thickness

6.10mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.60mm
6.90mm
8.40mm
112
0

6. weight

437g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g
713g
786g
104
0

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
58% have it
92
0

8. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
87% have it
86
0

9. front camera megapixels

1.20MP
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: 8MP
1.20MP
5MP
84
0

10. megapixels

8MP
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: 16MP
8MP
8MP
82
0

11. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Apple iPad Air 2(iOS 8.1)
Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4(Windows 10 Pro)
54% have it
72
1

12. Supports widgets

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.
Apple iPad Air 2(iOS 8.1)
Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4(Windows 10 Pro)
87% have it
70
2

13. width

240mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.20mm
305.70mm
292.10mm
69
0

14. Is a multi-user system

Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4(Windows 10 Pro)
48% have it
67
0

15. height

169.50mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
220.60mm
201.40mm
65
0

16. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
17% have it
61
0

17. internal storage

128GB
Vaio Z Canvas: 1000GB
128GB
1000GB
59
0

18. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4(Windows 10 Pro)
67% have it
58
0

19. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
51% have it
55
0

20. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" 32GB WiFi + Cellular: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
1080 x 30fps
51
0

21. Supports 64-bit

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.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
19% have it
50
0

22. Bluetooth version

4.20
Apple iPad 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 128GB: 4.20
4.20
4
49
0

23. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
17% have it
49
0

24. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPad Air 2(iOS 8.1)
Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
32% have it
48
0

25. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
19% have it
43
0

26. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
25% have it
43
0

27. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
93% have it
42
0

28. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3
2
2
40
0

29. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
7% have it
40
0

30. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
73% have it
38
0

31. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3.10
2
3
38
0

32. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
17% have it
37
0

33. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
55% have it
36
0

34. Has sharing intents

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.
Apple iPad Air 2(iOS 8.1)
Apple iPad Pro(iOS 9.0)
56% have it
35
0

35. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iPad Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4(Windows 10 Pro)
79% have it
34
0

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