Product Comparison: Apple iPad Pro 9.7" vs Apple iPad Mini 4


General Specifications
Brand
Apple
Apple
Model
iPad Pro 9.7 (MLQ52LLA)
iPad Mini 4 (MK9N2)
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.
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Key Specs
Internet Connectivity
4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Screen Size
9.7 in.
7.9 in.
Storage Capacity
128 GB
128 GB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" (MLQ52LLA) Multi-Touch Retina Display, 128GB, WiFi + 4G LTE Cellular
  • Needless to say, I'm very pleased with the speed of the iPad Pro and the 9.7" screen is the perfect size for me.
  • I love the size and weight, very light compared to the 1st generation IPad that I had.
  • Replaced our iPad 1 with this iPad Pro 9.7. It's fast and powerful with features like full size Pro with an awesome camera.
  • This one has plenty of storage and the price was right. Compared to all others and this was the best buy anywhere.
  • I got the one with 128 gb of memory and it perfect. Just a few minutes on this iPad has erased all of the frustration I was having with the much slower version of the iPad2.
Apple iPad Mini 4 with 7.9" Retina Display, 128GB SSD, 2GB RAM, Dual-Core A8 Chip (Gray)
  • Love the size of the Apple iPad mini. Pierce t for my needs.
  • Bought because of smaller size and ease of using apple products for a 95 yr. old woman
  • I love my iPad mini. It's the perfect size to be able to hold in one hand. Everything about it is beyond expectation.
  • I purchased this for my wife and she adores it for the extra memory and the its even thinner than her old one.
  • Great price for the amount of available memory. I use these iPads to teach children at a school in Uganda.
Size & Weight
Height
9.4 in.
8 in.
Width
6.6 in.
5.31 in.
Depth
0.29 in.
0.24 in.
Weight
16.8 oz.
10.5 oz.
Display
Display Type
IPS LCD Retina
IPS LCD Retina
Pixel Density
264 ppi
326 ppi
Screen Resolution
2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536
What customers say about "Display"
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" (MLQ52LLA) Multi-Touch Retina Display, 128GB, WiFi + 4G LTE Cellular
  • The features are amazing, the video and graphics exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend this iPad.
  • This IPad is wonderful. It can accommodate multiple screens at once as well as take the best pictures! I'm very happy with my purchase.
  • I bought this to replace my I=pad 2. The resolution is so much better and the response is faster. Just what I was looking for at a great price.
Apple iPad Mini 4 with 7.9" Retina Display, 128GB SSD, 2GB RAM, Dual-Core A8 Chip (Gray)
  • Has the best display ever. Reliable and easy navigation
  • Had an ipad2 so this one is much thinner and faster. Great display for movies.
  • Crystal clear, vivid display and the operating system is fast.
  • Love the Retina display and the lesser weight of this iPad.
  • This is replacing a 16gb ipad mini 2 and boy you can really tell the difference. Much sharper and colorful display and a heck of a lot faster. Apple doesn't discount these very often and this was too good of a deal to pass up.
Camera
Front-Facing Camera
1.2 MP
1.2 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
8 MP
Processor
Processor Model
Apple A9X
Apple A8
Number of Cores
2
2
Processor Speed
2.26 GHz
1.1 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" (MLQ52LLA) Multi-Touch Retina Display, 128GB, WiFi + 4G LTE Cellular
  • It's so much faster than my old iPad, the picture quality is amazing as well as the sound.
  • The features are amazing, the video and graphics exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend this iPad.
  • Better tban a laptop, great multitasking tool, great games. I love it!!!! Great for work and play
  • Small and powerful. This machine travels well and performs as advertised.
  • The Pro was worth the extra $ over the new model, the plain iPad. More powerful, faster, etc.
Apple iPad Mini 4 with 7.9" Retina Display, 128GB SSD, 2GB RAM, Dual-Core A8 Chip (Gray)
  • Great compact size, fast processor and all you would want plus more in a tablet. A quality product with good storage, plus the use of iCloud.
  • Navigating the interface is quick with this processor.
  • This tablet is very easy to use. Great and fast processor
  • This product has super fast processor & great camera.
  • Excellent iPad for the price. The processor is extremely fast.
Features
Operating System
iOS 9
iOS 11
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, Assisted GPS and GLONASS, iBeacon microlocation, Dual microphones for calls, video recording, and audio recording, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Antireflective coating, Integrated Stereo Speakers
What customers say about "Features"
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" (MLQ52LLA) Multi-Touch Retina Display, 128GB, WiFi + 4G LTE Cellular
  • The finger print feature is especially nice for unlocking it and works great. The sound that comes out the new one is at twice volume and quality of the one.
  • Easy to set up and share with my Mac and iPhone. New iOS takes some getting used to but all in all a nice combo.
  • The sound that comes out the new one is at twice volume and quality of the one.
  • This iPad has totally changed my mind. I love how easy it was to learn to use and the battery last way longer then any Samsung tablet or phone I have ever had. I will be switching to iPhone now for sure.
  • We've been Apple people for ten years. These 9.7 Pros are loaded with amazing features. Camera is outstanding. Graphics are vivid.
Apple iPad Mini 4 with 7.9" Retina Display, 128GB SSD, 2GB RAM, Dual-Core A8 Chip (Gray)
  • I use my ipad for content viewing and it works great, a little slow with iOS 11 due to more functions but still works well
  • I love my experience with this tablet. With ios 11 everything is smooth and fun
  • Good for day to day use. Great Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
  • The battery lasts about 10% longer that the mini 2 and the speaker is way louder and more clear. Overall, very happy with our purchase.
  • have been using my iPad every day since I bought it. So happy with my purchase! But unfortunately I have a defective one and my Touch ID’s sensor is broken and isn’t sensing my finger.
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)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
649.00 $
399.00 $


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