Product Comparison: Apple iPad Pro 9.7" vs Apple iPad Pro 10.5"


General Specifications
Brand
Apple
Apple
Model
iPad Pro 9.7 (MLQ52LLA)
iPad Pro 10.5(MQDY2)
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.
No matter the task, the new iPad Pro is up to it — and then some. It offers far more power than most PC laptops, yet is delightfully simple to use. The redesigned Retina display is as stunning to look at as it is to touch. And it all comes together with iOS, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. iPad Pro. Everything you want modern computing to be. Now even, well, better.
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.
10.5 in.
Storage Capacity
128 GB
64 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 Pro 10.5" Wi-Fi 64GB Rose Gold + Quality Photo Accessories 2017 Model
  • I own all the iPad sizes now except the Pro12.9”. To me, the 10.5” iPad Pro is the PERFECT size. Additionally, the optional pencil is the icing on the cake.
  • Great size, not too big and not too small. Excellent with the Apple Pencil.
  • I will never buy a PC again.....perfect size for reading, especially for senior citizens. Great portability.
  • The iPad Pro has just enough memory for someone who uses it primarily to store photos.
  • I would like that it had more memory for the price
  • Only problem I had with it was lack of memory I exchanged for the 256 gig.
  • Great but no WiFi internet connection in my room , router is in kitchen, haven’t had this issue with my three prior iPads
Size & Weight
Height
9.4 in.
9.8 in.
Width
6.6 in.
6.8 in.
Depth
0.29 in.
0.24 in.
Weight
16.8 oz.
16.48 oz.
Display
Display Type
IPS LCD Retina
IPS LCD Retina
Pixel Density
264 ppi
264 ppi
Screen Resolution
2048 x 1536
2224 x 1668
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 Pro 10.5" Wi-Fi 64GB Rose Gold + Quality Photo Accessories 2017 Model
  • The display is one of the best displays I have ever seen.
  • A solid iPad with a great display, very responsive screen, good battery life. Love it thus far!
  • Excellent display, upgraded storage options, faster processor, better cameras and a bigger display in a still-compact size, compared with my old one.
  • Excellent iPad with display and excellent promotion 120 hz.
  • Daughter is an artist and loves the resolution and small size.
Camera
Front-Facing Camera
1.2 MP
7 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
12 MP
Processor
Processor Model
Apple A9X
Apple A10X
Number of Cores
2
6
Processor Speed
2.26 GHz
2.36 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 Pro 10.5" Wi-Fi 64GB Rose Gold + Quality Photo Accessories 2017 Model
  • The screen is amazing and the processor is lighting fast. Love my new iPad.
  • Glad I purchased the pro faster processor then the cheaper model. Well worth it
  • Just what I needed in a tablet and it’s the pro model too. Better processor.
  • I bought the Ipad Pro 10.5 and it is has been great. The screen is beautiful and very responsive. The processor is super fast.
  • No real changes that I've noticed. Enjoy the faster processor.
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
Dual microphones for calls, video recording, and audio recording, Four speaker audio, Touch ID, Apple Pay, Ambient light sensor, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, iBeacon microlocation, Assisted GPS and GLONASS, Digital compass, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Antireflective coating
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 Pro 10.5" Wi-Fi 64GB Rose Gold + Quality Photo Accessories 2017 Model
  • If you love iOS then you will adore the iPad. I would recommend this to a friend for sure
  • Many quality apps are available and Apple iOS is smooth/fun to use. The CPU seems fast with no noticeable hiccups. The iPod itself is made of quality materials and feels solid.
  • The screen is just gorgeous and iOS 11 just makes it a whole new experience
  • Very smooth with the new touch pen. Applications much easier to navigate.
  • I figured I would buy this before iPad takes away the headphone jack or Touch ID.
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 $
649.00 $


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