Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015) vs Apple iPad mini (2021)

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015)

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015)

September, 2015


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Apple iPad mini (2021)

Apple iPad mini (2021)

September, 2021


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Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015) vs Apple iPad mini (2021)


Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015)

Apple iPad mini (2021)

Price
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Body
Form Factor
Candybar, Touchscreen, Tablet PCCandybar, Touchscreen, Tablet PC
Dimensions
305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm (12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 in)195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm (7.69 x 5.31 x 0.25 in)
Weight
713 g (Wi-Fi) / 723 g (LTE) (1.57 lb)293 g (Wi-Fi) / 297 g (Wi-Fi + Cellular) (10.34 oz)
Build
StylusGlass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame

Stylus support (2nd gen only)
Colors
Space Gray, Silver, GoldSpace Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight
SIM
Nano-SIM, eSIMNano-SIM, eSIM
Models
A1584, A1652, iPad6,7, iPad6,8A2568
Display
Type
IPS LCDLiquid Retina IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ)

Wide color gamut

True-tone
Size
12.9 inches, 519.2 cm2 (~77.0% screen-to-body ratio)8.3 inches, 203.9 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution
2048 x 2732 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~264 ppi density)1488 x 2266 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~327 ppi density)
Multitouch
Yes
Protection
Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coatingScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Network
Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 411, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71
5G Bands
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Memory
Internal
32GB ROM, 4GB RAM

128GB ROM, 4GB RAM

256GB ROM, 4GB RAM
64GB ROM, 4GB RAM

256GB ROM, 4GB RAM
Card Slot
NoNo
Connectivity
GPRS
Yes
EDGE
Yes
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth
4.0, A2DP, EDR5.0, A2DP
USB
Lightning, USB 3.0, magnetic connectorUSB Type-C 3.1, DisplayPort
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑,Fi + Cellular model only)Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only)
NFC
YesNo
Camera
Main Camera
8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), 1.12µm, AF12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
Camera Features
HDRQuad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video
1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@25/30/60/120/240fps, gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
1.2 MP

Features: face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

Video: 720p@30fps
12 MP, f/2.4, 122" (ultrawide)

Features: HDR

Video: 1080p@25/30/60fps, gyro-EIS
Multimedia
Audio Format Support
MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless
Video Format Support
MP4/H.264
Radio
NoNo
Software
Operating System (OS)
iOS 9iPadOS 15
Upgradable
Upgradable to iPadOS 15.1Upgradable to iPadOS 15.1
Browser
HTML5 (Safari)
Messaging
iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Hardware
Chipset
Apple A9X (16 nm)Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU
Dual-core 2.26 GHz (Twister)Hexa-core (2x2.93 GHz + 4xX.X GHz)
GPU
PowerVR Series 7 (12-core graphics)Apple GPU (5-core)
Sensors
Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometerFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
Speakers
Yes, with stereo speakers (4 speakers)Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Jack
3.5 mmNo
TV Out
Yes
Battery
Battery Type
Li-Ion 10,307 mAh, non-removable (38.8 Wh)Li-Ion, non-removable (19.3 Wh)
Talk Time
Up to 10 h (multimedia)Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Additional Features
Features
Siri natural language commands and dictationSiri natural language commands and dictation

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