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Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Specifications

Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 (iPad Pro Series)
Processor
Apple A9X 2.16 GHz
Memory
2048 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
9.7 inch 4:3, 2048 x 1536 pixel 264 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, 10-point multi-touch, native pen support, IPS, DCI-P3 Color Gamut, True Tone, glossy: yes
Storage
Apple 256 GB (iPad Pro 9.7 NVMe), 256 GB 
, 228 GB free
Connections
Audio Connections: kombinierte Kopfhörer- und Mikrofonklinke (3,5 mm), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: 3-axis gyroscope, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, barometer, Lightning Port, Air Play
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800 und 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 und 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40 und 41), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.1 x 240 x 169.5 ( = 0.24 x 9.45 x 6.67 in)
Battery
27.91 Wh, 7306 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 3.82 Volt, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Operating System
Apple iOS 9
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (autofocus, f/2.2, HDR, UHD video)
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix (fixed focus, f/2.4, HDR, 720p video)
Additional features
Speakers: four stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual, power adapter, lightning cable, quick guide, 12 Months Warranty, Apple SIM, Nano-SIM
Weight
444 g ( = 15.66 oz / 0.98 pounds), Power Supply: 98 g ( = 3.46 oz / 0.22 pounds)
Price
1199 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 89.48% - very good
Average of 37 scores (from 61 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 88%, features: 85%, display: 93% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 92%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Apple iPad Pro 9.7

90.7% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Smaller, yet powerful! With the smaller 12.9-inch sibling of the big iPad Pro, Apple also offers a strong competitor to the iPad Air 2. We have already reviewed the elegant power tablet with the iPhone camera. Even though it is once again an exemplary product, there is still room for improvements.
iPad Pro 9.7 review – the best iPad to date?
Source: Tab Times English
Thankfully, the introduction of this new tablet means a price drop for the older devices. While we would hesitate to recommend the iPad Air at this point, the iPad Air 2 is still a solid tablet for your basic coffee table companion.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/12/2016
100% Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Source: It Pro English
There is no doubting that the iPad Pro 9.7 is a superb tablet thanks to its excellent quality screen, lengthy battery life, loud and clear speakers, high quality selection of apps and incredibly precise Pencil. It’s not a good enough all-rounder to serve as a laptop replacement for everyone though, due to compromises in the design of both of iOS and its optional keyboard cover.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
81% Apple ipad Pro 9.7 WiFi and Cellular Review
Source: Think Digit English
If you are using a tablet that is more than three years old, it's time to upgrade to the iPad Pro 9.7-inch. It's great for content consumption and playing games even if it's expensive. The Smart Keyboard isn't for everyonr and feels inconvinient. Overall the iPad Pro 9.7-inch is a great tablet with good battery life, loud speakers and a stunning display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 81%
iPad Pro 9.7 Review – On the road with the laptop killer
Source: Slashgear English
For many, though, a MacBook of any sort is overkill. The iPad Pro 9.7 is my pick of the iPad range, and those doing digital artwork, juggling documents, emailing and messaging, and indeed anything that demands they stay perpetually connected may very well find they get everything they need from the tablet, even if they don’t save money in the process. Just think hard about your workflow, and set aside time to deal with a few potential teething pains, before you make the switch.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/25/2016
90% 9.7-inch iPad Pro review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It isn't as all-purpose as the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which is a great device, but it’s better at being a tablet. It’s easier to chuck in your bag, use in bed, whip out on the train and so on. The Pixel C is the only real Android competitor, but Google’s OS simply isn't there yet when it comes to actually "getting things done". The True Tone display, booming speakers, improved performance and support for the Smart Connector set it apart from the iPad Air 2, and the bump in cost is just about worth it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
An iPad Air in everything but name ... and price
Source: Gizmag English
Apple's investors – and perhaps the company's own pride – want to see never-ending growth in the iPad line, waning tablet demand be damned. So what we end up with is a company reaching more and more, hoping to return the iPad to the glory of its first four or five generations (while, perhaps as a bonus, sticking it to Microsoft by eating into some Surface sales). The iPad Pro 9.7 is a great tablet, the best classic tablet you can buy today, but the new features aren't remotely essential and the 2-in-1 aspect feels a little forced, with software that doesn't fully support the laptop form factor. A great tablet that, for most shoppers, isn't worth its new higher price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2016
Which is the best mid-size iPad?
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The iPad Pro 9.7 is considerably more expensive than the Air 2 (direct comparisons aren't possible any more, because there are no overlaps between the two devices' storage offerings, but the Pro is £60 more at each point than the Air 2 was at launch), yet there are so many significant improvements that we reckon it's worth it. As usual, however, this depends on your individual needs and tastes.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2016
90% One of the best tablets but not the 'ultimate PC replacement' promised
Source: PC Advisor English
There’s no doubt that the iPad Pro 9.7 is the best tablet Apple has ever made, combining the power of the original into the stunning form factor of the iPad Air 2 (with a camera bump). Apple has also added new features such as upgraded cameras and one of the best displays we’ve seen on a tablet. Whether you should buy one is another question, though, and depends on your perspective (see above). For some, the iPad Pro 9.7 will be the perfect balance between work and play while for others it will simply not be up to the job. What we can say is that it’s certainly not the ‘ultimate PC replacement’ as it’s trying to do too many things at once.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big
Source: Computerworld.com English
With this latest update, Apple again shows that each generation of iPad is edging closer to the capabilities that not long ago were limited to traditional desktops and laptops. The iPad actually surpasses a PC in some ways with features like the True Tone display; support for the Apple Pencil as a note-taking and sketching accessory; automatic backups to iCloud; the one-two security punch built into iOS 9 and TouchID; the still-growing App Store; and a burgeoning hardware accessory ecosystem.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/18/2016
80% Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro review - the best tablet ever, at a price
Source: Expert Reviews English
As a result, I can't quite give the 9.7-inch iPad Pro a full five stars, but that still doesn't stop the 9.7-inch iPad Pro from being the best tablet that Apple has ever made as well as a pretty strong contender for the best tablet you can currently buy. It's extremely flexible, too. As a traditional iPad, its power, quality of the screen, speakers and camera simply have no competition at this end of its price range, but the optional Pencil and keyboard can also turn it into a fully-fledged and powerful computer, too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% For the iPad Pro, smaller is big
Source: Good Gear Guide English
With this latest update, Apple again shows that each generation of iPad is edging closer to the capabilities that not long ago were limited to traditional desktops and laptops. The iPad actually surpasses a PC in some ways with features like the True Tone display; support for the Apple Pencil as a note-taking and sketching accessory; automatic backups to iCloud; ...
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch
Source: Comp Reviews English
Apple made a fairly big mistake by not upgrading the iPad Air 2 last year but the new iPad Pro 9.7-inch is very much the successor to their premium tablet. It is far more affordable and portable than the full 12.9-inch model while even getting some better features such as the camera. The problem is that it still can't replace a laptop and is priced nearly as much making this more of a niche product.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple's slick, superfast tablet could be another nail in the coffin of laptop culture... but it's not perfect
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Apple unveiled a new mid-size iPad at its 'Let us loop you in' March press event, as was widely expected, but what we didn't expect was for this to be an iPad Pro. Rather than calling this the iPad Air 3, which it logically and visually appears to be, Apple is presenting it as a shrunk-down version of the 12.9in iPad Pro - and thereby attempting to position the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro as a work device suitable for replacing a laptop, and targeted particularly at designers and illustrators on the go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% iPad Pro 9.7 review
Source: Techradar English
There's a question over whether or not the iPad Pro 9.7 is "innovative," and I think the question should be posed differently. If the niche-focused iPad Pro 12.9 didn't come out six months ago, would this new iPad be "innovative?" I think there's enough here to justify that label. It has the looks with its True Tone display and wider color gamut technology, the sound with its four booming speakers, and the feel with its pressure-sensitive Pencil and its Smart Keyboard via the Smart Connector. It's all faster performing, there are more storage options and the 12MP is camera phone-worthy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% The tablet to beat all tablets
Source: Pocket Lint English
The iPad Pro 9.7 has a good screen, brilliant connectivity options, powerful performance, storage options to rival Apple's Mac range, and solid accessories that enhance the offering, make it a viable laptop replacement. That comes with a tighter typing experience compared to the larger Pro model, but we can handle that.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
85% Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Should you get one? If money is not an issue, then yes. Just bear in mind that the iPad Pro 12.9 has greater productivity potential due to its larger size. And if you’re really serious about productivity, consider taking a look at the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which has a well-made physical keyboard and runs a proper, desktop-grade OS. And if money is tight, take a look at the iPad Air 2. It is $200 cheaper as of this writing, which makes it a worthy alternative if you’re not interested in the Apple Pencil or the Smart Keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 85%
Can it really replace your laptop?
Source: T3 English
For a lot of people, the 9.7-inch model is going to be the most compelling iPad Pro, and it's easier to see why Apple has come out with it - the tablet is smaller, more portable and less expensive than last year's iPad Pro, while keeping (and in some cases improving) all of the best features that make it a more premium product.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/11/2016
100% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
The iPad Pro 9.7 isn't just a slightly smaller version of the original Pro tablet. It's a more portable tab that boasts the same great performance in a much more comfortable-to-use form, at a much lower price. We weren't kidding when we said that the Pro just killed off the Air series; say hi to the new king of iPads.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% The best tablet you’ll ever use
Source: PC Pro English
Despite Apple’s hype, for most people the iPad will be a second device, rather than the only device. But Apple has created a device you’ll want to spend more time with, one that makes your laptop look and feel clunky and old-fashioned. The increasingly rare times when you have to use a laptop will make you feel disappointed and eager to get back to the iPad. This is a tablet you’ll want to use more of, and there’s no higher praise for any piece of technology than that.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/05/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple’s latest 9.7in iPad Pro undermines the more expensive, top-end 12.9in tablet
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Even though the iPad Pro 12.9 is the most expensive iPad in the range, it’s beaten by its smaller, cheaper brother in almost every aspect. The iPad Pro 9.7 has improved screen technology, more colour options and upgraded cameras while still featuring the four-speaker setup and Smart Connector that users of the larger iPad Pro love. It’s a confusing move by Apple, especially as the larger variant only went on sale just before Christmas. We’ll update this comparison and verdict with more information once we’ve spent a bit more time with the new iPad.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2016
100% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review
Source: Stuff TV English
But if you like the idea of a tablet that allows you to be more creative or productive, the Pro 9.7 is well worth the extra outlay. It might not replace your laptop, but it can stand in for it when you need it to, and it’s a far nicer, more natural device for reading. And isn’t reading what most of us do on our tablets most of the time, whether that be web pages, books or magazines?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Which iPad should I buy?
Source: PC Advisor English
Although the iPad Pro 9.7 is clearly a superior tablet here, it's only worth spending the extra on if you really need that better screen and you'll make use of the performance for proper work tasks. Then there are the additional costs of accessories like the Pencil and Smart Keyboard which enable this. Go for the iPad mini 4 if you're only to use the device for casual things like gaming and web browsing.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2016
90% Hits the sweet spot between size and price
Source: PC World English
If you’re using an iPad Air or older, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro is a worthy upgrade. If you’re trying to decide between a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the smaller version, I’d go small because it’s a more convenient size, and the $200 price difference is worth the minimal decrease in performance, especially if you plan to spend that difference on Apple’s accessories.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% An iPad for all: Apple’s 9.7 inch iPad Pro reviewed
Source: Gadgetguy English
Steve Jobs once proclaimed that the “post-PC era” was here, with tablets ushering in a new feature with one where work and play could be carried around in a device that wasn’t really all that computer-like, so to speak. Five years on from that comment, it’s hard to see that we’re totally “post-PC”, especially as tablet computers start to take on the appearance of PCs. We still need keyboards — we don’t just need them, we want them — and we still like mice, and so while we’re moving beyond the frame of what constitutes a PC, we’re still also there.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100% features: 100% workmanship: 100%
Review: 12 Ways the 9.7-inch iPad Pro Is Different
Source: Wired Magazine English
If you own an Apple iPad, statistically, the odds are you own an iPad 2. There's no shame in that. Your four-year-old tablet is probably on your coffee table, or next to your bed. Maybe it's in your briefcase, full of movies for your flight tomorrow. Perhaps you're thinking about upgrading to the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro. There are many new features (and limitations) that only show up in the iPad Pro. Here's what you should know.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/30/2016
90% Apple iPad Pro 9.7-Inch
Source: Laptop Mag English
For professionals looking for a grab-and-go tablet that can handle their workload -- and plenty of fun on the side -- the 9.7-inch iPad Pro is the tablet to buy. At a relatively affordable $599 ($847 if you get the keyboard and Apple Pencil), you get a sleek design, a stunning display, strong multitasking abilities and stellar battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
What’s the difference between the 9.7 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro?
Source: PC Advisor English
We can't say definitively which tablet is better before we've had a chance to properly benchmark and test out the newcomer. The lower price is certainly tempting, and while there are rumblings - and grumblings - about the smaller amount of RAM, there's a good reason why Apple doesn't disclose such figures: they're irrelevant to the average buyer. As long as it performs well for real-world tasks, it's sure to be another winner.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 03/23/2016
What's the difference?
Source: PC Advisor English
There are some subtle differences like the Rose Gold option, "Hey Siri" and the camera bump but if you're going to spend £150 on the new iPad Pro instead of the iPad Air 2 it's got to be because you will make use of the better screen, extra processing power, more storage and the way it's setup for productivity. And that's with the additional cost of the Smart Keyboard and/or Apple Pencil. If you're just looking for a decent tablet for pleasure, the iPad Air 2 will suffice.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2016
Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch - which should you buy?
Source: Expert Reviews English
Most people will pick an iPad Pro based on the screen size. If you want a large device, you'll want the 12.9-inch. For those on the fence, the new iPad Pro 9.7-inch on paper has some enticing new features including the True Tone adapting display. The cameras are also superior on the 9.7-inch and you won't struggle as much to hold it up as a camera should you ever wish to do so. Both tablets support the Apple Pencil and have optional Smart Keyboards, so they'll both be fantastic productivity tools.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/21/2016

Foreign Reviews

88% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Wi-Fi + Cellular (256 GB)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 24/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
100% Apple iPad Pro 9.7"
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Apple iPad Pro 9,7 sehr chic, sehr gut, sehr teuer
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2016
88% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 Wi-Fi + Cellular (256 GB)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 09/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
Wie das iPad Air 2 - und gleichzeitig doch ganz anders
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2016
Schlägt das neue iPad sogar das MacBook?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2016
Das beste iPad hat nur einen Malus
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2016
iPad Pro mit 9.7 Zoll
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2016
91% Kleiner ist besser
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 92% display: 92% mobility: 90%
89% Zurück zu alter Größe
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 90%
93% iPad Pro 9.7 im Test: Tablet wie für Multimedia gemacht
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 93% features: 95% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 90%
90% Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 95% features: 93% display: 92% mobility: 81%
Pro-Features im kompakten Gewand
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/07/2016
89% Zurück zu alter Größe
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% features: 70% display: 90%
91% Das kleine Profi-iPad schlägt sie alle
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 59% features: 100% display: 97% mobility: 59%
78% Apple iPad Pro 9,7 Zoll es ist eben ein iPad
Source: Technik Surfer German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 70% performance: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
91% Das kleine Profi-iPad schlägt sie alle
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 59% features: 100% display: 97% mobility: 59% ergonomy: 100%
Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Source: Areamobile German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2016
99% Apple iPad Pro 9.7
Source: SFT - Heft 5/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 99%
Kleines iPad, großer Preis
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2016
96% Ipad Pro Review: Un Verdadero Reemplazo A Laptops Y Pcs
Source: Arturogoga Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 96% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
100% Apple iPad Pro 9,7 pouces, sans aucun doute l'une des meilleures tablettes
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% iPad Pro 9.7
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
86% Recenzja Ipada Pro 9,7”
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 86% display: 95% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Компьютер будущего, затерянный в настоящем. Чем закончилась попытка заменить ноутбук планшетом iPad Pro 9.7
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2016
Обзор планшета iPad Pro 9.7: для серьёзных намерений
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Excellent autonomy; very good performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/25/2016
Обзор планшета Apple iPad Pro 9,7’’: маленький большой
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Slim and light; good performance; good display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/05/2016
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 – сильный духом
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Stunning screen; great functionality; excellent mobility. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2016
Подробный обзор и тестирование планшета, а также аксессуаров для него
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Powerful SoC; good camera; stereo speakers; support for stylus and keyboard cover.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2016
70% Apple iPad 9,7” [TEST]: Her er intet nyt godt nyt
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70%
80% Apple iPad [TEST]: Er den billige iPad god nok?
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80%
95% Apple iPad Pro 9.7 – menší, ale rovnako brutálny
Source: Techbox SK→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 95%

Comment

Model: The Apple iPad Pro 9.7 is a premium tablet equipped with 9.7 inch Retina display. It comes with an Apple A9X chipset with 64-bit architecture, 2 GB of RAM, a dual-core 2.16 GHz CPU and PowerVR Series 7 12 core GPU. You can select between 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB of internal storage. While the screen of the iPad Pro 9.7 is protected with scratch-resistant and fingerprint-resistant glass, it is still comfortable to use.

Despite being a tablet, its 12 MP iSight camera is top-notch quality, which makes the Apple iPad Pro 9.7 a device great for photography. It also supports recording 4K video. The secondary camera is a 5 MP camera with Retina Flash to enhance selfie and FaceTime video call experience. To further enhance video calls and recording sessions, it comes with four speakers and dual microphones. Nano-SIM cellular support is also available as an option for connectivity. The Apple iPad Pro 9.7 runs on iOS 9, which is the latest operating system with latest features and security updates. As for color, silver, gold, space gray, and rose gold are available for selection to suit different likings.

Imagination A9X / PowerVR GT7xxx: 12-cluster PowerVR Series 7XT graphics card and one of the fastest tablet GPU in 2015. Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A9X: High-end System on a Chip (SoC) by Apple that is used in the iPad Pro. This ARMv8 processor is based on the third generation of 64 Bit architecture from Apple (Cyclone 3).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
9.7":

The screen diagonal is used for small tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.444 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


89.48%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 6.1", 0.194 kg
Apple iPhone XS
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 5.8", 0.177 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.9 GHz, 560X)
Radeon RX 560X (Laptop), Core i9 8950HK, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 Touchbar i7
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Core i7 8559U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
Radeon Pro 560X, Core i7 8850H, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 Touchbar i5
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Core i5 8259U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple iPhone X
A11 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A11 Bionic, 5.8", 0.174 kg
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
A11 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A11 Bionic, 5.5", 0.202 kg
Apple iPhone 8
A11 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A11 Bionic, 4.7", 0.148 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2017 (2.9 GHz, 560)
Radeon Pro 560, Core i7 7820HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017
Iris Plus Graphics 640, Core i5 7360U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook 12 2017
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y32, 12", 0.92 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2017 (2.8 GHz, 555)
Radeon Pro 555, Core i7 7700HQ, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" 1.8 GHz (2017)
HD Graphics 6000, Core i5 5350U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5
Iris Plus Graphics 650, Core i5 7267U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2016 (2.9 GHz)
Iris Graphics 550, Core i5 6267U, 13.3", 1.358 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-03-31 (Update: 2016-03-31)