iPad – Which One Is Right For You?

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With Apple’s recent refresh of the iPad line, there are fewer models to choose from but that doesn’t make it any less complicated.  To try and help you make the best decision, we’ve put together a reference chart to help point out some of the differences between them.

iPad Comparison Chart

General Features12.9" iPad Pro9.7" iPad ProiPadiPad Mini 4
Capacity (in GB)
Wi-Fi Only
32, 128, 25632, 128, 25632, 128128
Capacity (in GB)
Wi-Fi & Cellular
128, 25632, 128, 25632, 128128
Screen Size12.9"9.7"9.7"7.9"
Height12"9.4"9.4"8"
Width8.7"6.6"6.6"5.3"
Depth0.27"0.24"0.29"0.24"
Weight (Wi-Fi Only)1.57 lbs.0.96 lbs.1.03 lbs.0.65 lbs.
Weight (Wi-Fi & Cellular)1.59 lbs.0.98 lbs.1.05 lbs.0.67 lbs.
ProcessorA9XA9XA9A8
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Gold
Space Gray
Silver
Gold
Rose Gold
Space Gray
Silver
Gold
Space Gray
Silver
Gold
Screen Features12.9" iPad Pro9.7" iPad ProiPadiPad Mini 4
Retina DisplayYesYesYesYes
Anti-reflective CoatingYesYesNoYes
P3 Wide Color SupportNoYesNoYes
True Tone SupportNoYesNoYes
Smart ConnectorYesYesNoNo
Apple Pencil SupportYesYesNoNo
Camera Features12.9" iPad Pro9.7" iPad ProiPadiPad Mini 4
Resolution8 mega-pixels12 mega-pixels8 mega-pixels8 mega-pixels
Aperturef/2.4f/2.2f/2.4f/2.4
Live PhotoNoYesNoNo
True Tone FlashNoYesNoNo
Wide color photo captureNoYesNoNo
AutofocusYesYesYesYes
Tap to focusYesYesYesYes
PanoramaUp to 43 mega-pixelsUp to 63 mega-pixelsUp to 43 mega-pixelsUp to 43 mega-pixels
HDR photosYesYesYesYes
Video Features12.9" iPad Pro9.7" iPad ProiPadiPad Mini 4
Resolution1080p4K1080p1080p
Slow-motion720p/120 fps1080p/120fps and
720p/240 fps
720p/240fps720p/240fps
Video StabilizationYesYesYesYes
FocusTap to focusContinuous autofocusTap to focusTap to focus
Facetime Camera1.2-megapixel5-megapixel1.2-megapixel1.2-megapixel
Retina FlashNoYesNoNo
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The information in this chart was compiled from data available on www.apple.com and is considered accurate as of March 28, 2017. Apple Tech Talk assumes no responsibility for any omissions or inaccurate information.

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