Comparison between:
- Apple iPad (2022) Wi-Fi
- Apple iPad Pro 11 Wi-Fi (2024) 9-core M4
- Apple iPad Air 11 Wi-Fi (2024)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPad (2022) Wi-FiApple iPad Pro 11 Wi-Fi (2024) 9-core M4Apple iPad Air 11 Wi-Fi (2024)
Apple iPad (2022) Wi-FiApple iPad Pro 11 Wi-Fi (2024) 9-core M4Apple iPad Air 11 Wi-Fi (2024)
Model aliasiPad 2022
iPad 10th Gen
-iPad Air 11 Wi-Fi
iPad Air 11 2024

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width248.6 mm
24.86 cm
0.816 ft
9.787 in
249.7 mm
24.97 cm
0.819 ft
9.831 in
247.6 mm
24.76 cm
0.812 ft
9.748 in
Height179.5 mm
17.95 cm
0.589 ft
7.067 in
177.5 mm
17.75 cm
0.582 ft
6.988 in
178.5 mm
17.85 cm
0.586 ft
7.028 in
Thickness7 mm
0.7 cm
0.023 ft
0.276 in
5.3 mm
0.53 cm
0.017 ft
0.209 in
6.1 mm
0.61 cm
0.02 ft
0.24 in
Weight477 g
1.05 lbs
16.83 oz
444 g
0.98 lbs
15.66 oz
460 g
1.01 lbs
16.23 oz
Volume312.37 cm³
18.97 in³
234.91 cm³
14.27 in³
269.6 cm³
16.37 in³
ColorsSilver
Blue
Pink
Yellow
Space Black
Silver
Space Gray
Starlight
Purple
Blue
Body materials100% recycled aluminumAluminium alloyAluminium alloy

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologies-UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
5G NSA
5G SA
-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iPadOS 16iPadOS 17iPadOS 17

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A14 BionicApple M4Apple M2
Process technology5 nm3 nm-
CPU2x Firestorm, 4x Icestorm3x performance cores; 6x efficiency cores4x performance cores; 4x efficiency cores
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-A--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)128 KB + 128 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)8192 KB
8 MB
--
CPU cores698
GPU-Apple GPUApple GPU
GPU cores41010
RAM capacity-8 GB8 GB
16-core Neural EngineNeural engine (16-core design)
Hardware-accelerated ray tracing
Media engine
Neural engine (16-core design)
Media Engine

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
256 GB
256 GB
512 GB
128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1024 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSOLEDIPS
Diagonal size10.9 in
276.86 mm
27.69 cm
11 in
279.4 mm
27.94 cm
10.9 in
276.86 mm
27.69 cm
Width8.95 in
227.35 mm
22.74 cm
9.02 in
229.06 mm
22.91 cm
8.95 in
227.35 mm
22.74 cm
Height6.22 in
157.99 mm
15.8 cm
6.3 in
159.99 mm
16 cm
6.22 in
157.99 mm
15.8 cm
Aspect ratio1.439:11.432:11.439:1
Resolution2360 x 1640 pixels2388 x 1668 pixels2360 x 1640 pixels
Pixel density264 ppi
103 ppcm
265 ppi
104 ppcm
264 ppi
103 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
30 bit
1073741824 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area80.76 %82.95 %81.54 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Liquid Retina display
True Tone display
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
500 cd/m²
Ultra Retina XDR display
Tandem OLED
True Tone display
Fully laminated display
Oleophobic coating
Antireflective coating
ProMotion technology
Nano-texture display glass option on 1TB and 2TB models
10 Hz - 120 Hz refresh rate
1000 cd/m² HBM
1600 cd/m² peak brightness
2000000:1
100% DCI-P3
Liquid Retina display
True Tone display
Fully laminated display
Wide Color display (P3)
Antireflective coating
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
500 cd/m²
HDR10
Dolby Vision

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Three-axis Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Fingerprint
Three‐axis gyroscope
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Three‐axis gyro
-Side-mounted fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Pixel size-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Number of lenses555
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Smart HDR 4
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Smart HDR 4
RAW
1080p @ 240 fps
5x digital zoom
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Autofocus with Focus Pixels
Adaptive True Tone flash - quad-LED
5x digital zoom
TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)
Autofocus with Focus Pixels

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.4f/2.4f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view122 °122 °-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Digital image stabilization
Center Stage
Smart HDR 4
Face detection
Digital image stabilization
Face unlock
Smart HDR 4
Face detection
Face unlock
-Retina Flash with True Tone-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
Dolby Atmos
4 speakers
4 microphones
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital Plus
2 speakers
2 microphones
Dolby Atmos
Dolbu Digital Plus

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
iBeacon microlocationiBeacon microlocation

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
HT80 with MIMOHT80 with MiMO2x2 MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.35.3
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.04.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
On-The-Go
-Thunderbolt 4
DisplayPort Alt Mode
-

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
AV1
HEVC
ProRes
ProRes RAW
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
HEVC
ProRes

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 4 A5 V / 4 A5 V / 4 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
28.6 Wh31.29 Wh28.93 Wh

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresApple Pencil (1st generation)Apple Pencil Pro
Magnetic connector
Smart Keyboard
Apple Pencil Pro
Smart Keyboard Folio
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