“Apple has now unveiled the iPad Pro 9.7 giving the Pro range far wider appeal while retaining compatibility with the all-important Smart Keyboard and Pencil range of accessories,” Andrew Williams writes for IT Pro. “There’s more to the differences between these tablets that just screen size, though.”
“The iPad Pro launched as the most expensive iPad ever. The iPad Pro 9.7 brings the entry point down to a much more accessible level,” Williams writes. “In a pure game of numbers the iPad Pro 9.7 has a clear advantage. It’s slightly thinner at 6.1mm to the 12.9-inch version’s 6.9mm and weighs significantly less at 437g instead of 714g. The iPad Pro 9.7 also comes in Rose Gold too, while its larger brother ‘only’ comes in Space Grey, Silver and Gold.”
“The basic specs of these tablets’ screens indicate that they have been made to a similar standard. They are IPS LCD displays, both offering 264ppi. In the iPad Pro 9.7 that means a resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels, and 2,732 x 2,048 for the iPad Pro 12.9,” Williams writes. “Both have a dual-core Apple A9X CPU. This is a 64-bit chip coupled with a M9 co-processor used to monitor the tablet’s sensors while it is not in active use. It is believed the 9.7in has 4GB RAM like its bigger counterpart, but it’s entirely possible it’s 2GB like the iPad Air 2 — Apple does not publicise the RAM specs of its mobile devices.”
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