Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs

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Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

  • 9.7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 10
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8 Out of 10
VS
Released November, 2012

Apple iPad 4

  • 9.7"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • iOS 6
Front view of Apple iPad 4
7.5 Out of 10
Armed with a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera, we have to admit, the iPad 4 produces some pleasant photos that are worth saving for the memories.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of iPad Pro 9.7-inch vs 4

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch 

TabletRocket recommends the Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch  based on its performance.

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Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Apple iPad 4 

TabletRocket recommends the Apple iPad 4  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of iPad Pro 9.7-inch vs 4

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

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Significantly more processing power 5,633 vs 1,338 Around 4.2x better passmark score
Much higher resolution front camera 12 MP vs 1.2 MP More than 10x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Much faster processor 2.26 GHz vs 1.4 GHz More than 60% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Lighter 444 g vs 652 g More than 30% lighter
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Newer Mar, 2016 vs Nov, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Significantly better performance per dollar 3.45 pt/$ vs 1.13 pt/$ More than 3x better performance per dollar
Significantly thinner 6.1 mm vs 9.4 mm More than 35% thinner
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Smaller 167.6 x 238.8 x 6.1 mm vs 241 x 186 x 9.4 mm More than 40% smaller
Bottom view of Apple iPad 4

Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad 4

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Significantly more storage capacity 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Supports multitasking Yes (iOS 6) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Slightly longer battery life 11 hour vs 10 hour 10% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in

Reviews Word on the street

iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs

8.2
8.5
Even now, the 9.7-inch Retina display on the iPad 4 is a marvelous thing to behold – mainly because it’s super detailed thanks to its 2048 x 1536 resolution, which puts up an admirable pixel density of 264 ppi.
iPad 4

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs
Size 9.7" 9.7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 TFT LCD
Resolution 2048 x 1536 2048 x 1536
PPI 263 ppi 263 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11ac
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes No

processor

Cores Dual core Dual core
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 1.4 GHz

form factor

Weight 444 g 652 g
Size 167.6 x 238.8 x 6.1 mm 241 x 186 x 9.4 mm
Thickness 6.1 mm 9.4 mm
Battery life 10 hour 11 hour

storage

iPad Pro 9.7-inch  vs
Internal storage 32 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 12 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes No
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
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