The Cupertino-based tech giant already revealed to the public the 10.5-inch iPad Pro as well as the 12.9-inch iPad pro. This completes the previous predictions from several analysts about the three iPad Pro devices that Apple was going to launch in 2017. In this article, we will provide you with the side by side specifications of both devices. This will include features, accessories, and technical specifications among others.

Design, storage, and physical features

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is available in a Silver variant while the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is available in Space Grey.

As to their capacity, both devices are available in 64, 256, and 512 GB. The bigger variant has a Retina display with 2732x2048 resolution. The smaller model has 2224x1668 resolution with 264 ppi. Both have a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, fully laminated display, ProMotion technology, and TrueTone display.


Both devices use the A10X Fusion fourth-generation chip with 64-bit desktop class architecture. They are also embedded with the M10 coprocessor and compared to the A8 the CPU is 2.5 times faster and has 4.3 times faster graphics. Moreover, these latest pro devices are compatible with Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil.

Camera and video recording

In terms of camera and video recording, both devices are equally similar.

They both have a 12-megapixel camera with f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, and Quad-LED True Tone flash. Aside from those, both have backside illumination and six-element lens with hybrid infrared filters. The devices can also record 4K HD video with 3840x2160 resolution. Both support Slo-mo video for 1080 at 120 fps and 72- at 240 fps.

Both have the capacity to produce a cinematic video with the capacity to use continuous autofocus video. For users who use FaceTime most often, both devices produce 7-megapixel photos and have Retina flash.

Other features

As for the devices’ audio, both have four-speaker-audio. In addition, the 10.5-inch and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro have Touch ID.

Both utilize the second generation fingerprint sensor embedded in the Home button. Users can use Nano-sim on both devices and can use lightning and smart connectors. In addition, all models support Wi-Fi, are dual-band and uses Bluetooth 4.2 technology. Both devices can be recharged using a power adapter or USB to the computer system. The devices can last up to 10 hours of surfing the Internet using Wi-Fi, listening to music or watching videos. They can only last up to 9 hours of surfing the web when using cellular data network.

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro with 64 GB capacity is available for $799. On the other hand, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with 64 GG capacity can be purchased at $649.