Friday, September 30, 2016

iPad Pro vs Air 2: Apple’s Best Offer in 2016

iPad Pro vs Air 2: Apple’s Best Offer in 2016

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Apple has several new devices in its arsenal– two generations of iPhone 6, iPhone SE and a range of iPad Pro tablets. These devices are offered from smaller and cheaper devices to brand-new flagship models.

The company launched the new tablet Pro in March, and it comes in two models with different specs and prices.

How do the trio of tablets compare?

iPad Pro

iPad Pro comes in two different sizes. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro was launched in September last year and the 9.7-inch tablet was launched March 2016. The iPad Pro is powered by the latest A9X processor and dubbed as a tablet-cum-laptop. It comes with a Smart Connector and allows you to attach a Smart Keyboard, making it a laptop-rivaling experience.

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The 12.9-inch tablet sports 8MP rear camera and 1.5MP secondary camera. It offers the same camera hardware of iPhone 6S. It is capable of recording 4K videos, notes The Week.

iPad Air

The Air 2 is Apple’s mid-range tablet and some belief that iPad Pro has taken its place so Air device will not be refreshed. The iPad Air 2 was introduced in 2014 is more powerful than the original iPad Air and slimmer and lighter.

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The iPad Air 2 is powered by A8X chipset paired with 2GB RAM. It has a 9.7-inch display offering a pixel density of 264ppi and has laminated anti-glare coating. The device carries an 8MP iSight sensor capable of recording video in 1080p HD and a 1.2MP secondary camera that has 720p resolution.

Other features like a fingerprint scanner for Touch ID capabilities and an NFC chip for Apple Pay compatibility are offered.

iPad Mini 4 and Mini 2

The 7.9-inch iPad Mini is the cheapest tablet from Apple, and it offers almost the same specs that iPad Pro has. The Mini 2 is powered by Apple A7 chip and the display offers a pixel density of 326ppi.

iPad Mini 2 comes with Touch ID and Apple Pay abilities. Do note that it is available in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB options.