Compare Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi

Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi
Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTENo cellular connectivity
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Unavailable
 CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Release date
First presented2016, March 2012, October
StatusAvailable. Released 2016, MarchAvailable. Released 2012, November
Size and Dimensions
Measurements240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm (7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 in)
Weight437 g (Wi-Fi) / 444 g (LTE) (15.66 oz)308 g (10.86 oz)
SIMNano-SIM/ Electronic SIM card (e-SIM)No
 - Stylus
Display (type and size)
TypeLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsLED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size9.7 inches 7.9 inches
Resolution1536 x 2048 pixels 768 x 1024 pixels
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coatingOleophobic coating
 - True-tone display
System and processor information
OSiOS 9.3.2iOS 6 actualized iOS 9.2
ChipsetApple A9XApple A5
Central processing unitDual-core 2.16 GHz (Twister)Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9
Graphics processing unitPowerVR Series 7 (12-core graphics)PowerVR SGX543MP2
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardNo No
Built-in 2 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB
Primary12 MP, f/2.2, 29mm, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash5 MP, autofocus, quality control
Features1/3" sensor size, 1.22 ľm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)Geo-tagging, quick tap focus, face detection
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps1080p@30fps, quality control
Secondary5 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi
Different alarm typesUnavailable Unavailable
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, EDRv4.0, A2DP, EDR
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only) No
RadioNo No
USBv2.0, reversible connector; Smart connectorv2.0, reversible connector
SensorsFingerprint recognition, accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometerAccelerometer, gyro, compass
MessagingiMessage, Email, Push Email, IMiMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
BrowserHTML5 (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)
 - noise cancellation feature- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.264 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- Maps- Video/audio player/editor- Photo viewer/editor- Voice memo- TV-out- Document viewer/editor- Predictive text input
 Built-in Li-Ion battery (27.9 Wh)Built-in Li-Po 4490 mAh battery (16.7 Wh)
Talk timeUp to 10 h (multimedia)Up to 10 h (multimedia)
ColorsSilver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose GoldBlack/Slate, White/Silver
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