12.9″ iPad Comparison - Gen 2 and 3
Updated: Jun 10, 2019
Here's a quick iPad Pro 12.9″ model comparison graphic made available by our friends from 14k Photo Booths since there is currently no visual comparison chart available for the different generations of iPad Pros. If you notice that there have been price changes, please let us know and we'll update our content below.
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12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st Generation) The iPad Pro is a super-sized and super-charged iPad. The 12-9-inch display towers over the 9.7-inch iPad air, and it makes the 7.9-inch iPad Mini look like an iPad Tiny. But the iPad Pro isn't just a bigger iPad. It includes Apple's latest A9X processor, which improves processing power by almost twice as much compared to the model in the iPad Air 2. This makes the iPad Pro as fast or faster than most laptops. The 12.9-inch Pro was also the first iPad to support the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil.
CPU: 2.26 GHz Dual-Core 64-bit Apple A9X RAM: 4 GB Display: 12.9-inch with 2734×2048 resolution Models: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular Storage: 32 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB Model Numbers: A1584 (Wi-Fi), A1652 (4G)
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd Generation – 2017) The second generation iPad Pro adds the True Tone display that debuted in the 9.7-inch model to the bigger 12.9-inch model. This gives the world's best tablet compatibility with a theatrical wide color gambit, which will make movies and video look fantastic. The new True Tone display also operates at 120 Hz to provide smoother graphical transitions and has a 12-megapixel back-facing camera.
CPU: 6-Core 64-bit Apple A10X Fusion RAM: 4 GB Display: 12.9-inch True Tone with 2734×2048 resolution Models: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 4G Storage: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB Model Numbers: A1670 (Wi-Fi), A1671 (4G)
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2018) The 2018 refresh of the largest iPad Pro adds the second generation Apple Pencil, which connects to the side of the Pro and charges there. The usable screen is still 12.9-inches diagonally, but Apple has shrunk the overall enclosure with even smaller bezels than before. The new Pro also gets a boost in processing power, going form the Apple A10 Fusion chip to the A12X Bionic chip with Neural Engine, the same processor in Apple's flagship iPhones. The iPad Pro comes with a 12 MP camera with Smart HDR tech, and can shoot 4K video at 30 or 60 frames per second. The front camera is 7 MP and includes Apple's own Portrait mode and Lighting. Finally, Apple has switched out its standard Lightning cable for the more industry-standard USB-C.
CPU: A12X Bionic chip with Neural Engine RAM: 4 GB (1 TB model includes 6 GB) Display: 2732×2048 Models: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular Storage: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB Model Numbers: A1876 (Wi-Fi), A2014 and A1895 (4G)
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As of 04/17/19 on the B&H website, the late 2018 iPad Pro 64GB WiFi + 4G LTE with free shipping and no tax outside NY is only $1,089 As of 04/17/19 on Amazon, the first generation iPad Pro 128GB WiFi (refurbished) is now selling for $519.90 + FREE Shipping. As of 04/17/19 on Amazon, the second generation iPad Pro 64gb WiFi + LTE (refurbished) is now selling for $549 + FREE Shipping
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