Product Comparison: Apple iPad Pro 9.7" vs Apple iPad Air 2


General Specifications
Brand
Apple
Apple
Model
iPad Pro 9.7 (MLQ52LLA)
iPad Air 2 (MH182LL/A)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The iPad Pro comes with iOS 9 installed, which features proactive assistance as well as powerful search and improved Siri features, all while protecting your privacy. There are the aforementioned multitasking features for iPad, which allow you to use multiple apps simultaneously, as well as improvements to built-in apps. The Notes app has been redesigned, the Maps app gives detailed transit information, and the News app adds another way to keep up with the times. The foundation of iOS is even stronger, with software updates that require less space to install and advanced security features to further protect your device. While the Retina Display of the iPad Pro features multi-touch capabilities, Apple does offer an alternative ways of interacting with the iPad Pro. The Apple Pencil is an optional accessory that can capture twice as many data points as your finger for greater precision. Force and tilt sensors transmit precise information to the iPad Pro, so you can intuitively lay down lines of varying thickness and opacity. The Smart Keyboard is another optional accessory that connects to the Smart Connector on the iPad Pro, which means you don't have to use Bluetooth. The Smart Keyboard has Apple's dome switches for precision typing.
Work and play faster, thinner, and lighter with the gold 64GB iPad Air 2 from Apple. Featuring Apple's 64-bit A8X chip and M8 coprocessor, the Air 2 delivers 40% faster CPU performance and 2.5 times the graphics performance when compared to its predecessor. It's also 18% thinner at 0.24" and weighs 0.96 lb. The LED-backlit 9.7" 2048 x 1536 Retina IPS LCD display's anti-reflective coating reduces glare by 56% and uses a single-layer design to eliminate internal reflectance for richer colors, greater contrast, and sharper images.
Key Specs
Screen Size
9.7 in.
9.7 in.
Storage Capacity
128 GB
64 GB
Internet Connectivity
4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Size & Weight
Height
9.4 in.
9.45 in.
Width
6.6 in.
6.67 in.
Depth
0.29 in.
0.24 in.
Weight
16.8 oz.
15.4 oz.
Display
Display Type
IPS LCD Retina
IPS LCD Retina
Screen Resolution
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536
Pixel Density
264 ppi
264 ppi
Camera
Front-Facing Camera
1.2 MP
1.2 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
8 MP
Processor
Processor Model
Apple A9X
Apple A8X
Number of Cores
2
3
Processor Speed
2.26 GHz
1.5 GHz
Features
Operating System
iOS 9
iOS 8.1
Maximum Usage Time
10 hours
10 hours
Water Resistant
No
No
Extras
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Touch ID, Apple Pay, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Assisted GPS and GLONASS, iBeacon microlocation, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer
Touch ID, Apple Pay, Ambient light sensor, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, Digital compass, Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, Assisted GPS and GLONASS
Compatibility
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
NFC Technology
No
No
Charging Interface
Lightning
Lightning
Accessories
Included With Unit
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
0.25 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
649.00 $
319.00 $


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