Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018)
  • Released 2018, March 27 469g (Wi-Fi) / 478g (LTE), 7.5mm thickness iOS 11.3, up to iPadOS 15.1 32GB/128GB storage, no card slot
  • Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr) PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics) Nano-SIM, eSIM About 392 USD
  • 9.7" 1536x2048 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Apple A10 Fusion
  • 8827mAh Li-Po

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) overview

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is a tablet that runs on iOS / iPadOS. It was released on 2018, March 27. Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) has 9.7 inch, IPS LCD, a resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating. Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) uses Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm) chipset, Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr) CPU, PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics) GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM, eSIM. It has 8MP Single main camera, 1.2MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 8827 mAh, non-removable (32.9 Wh) battery. The price of Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) is about 392 USD.

Score the key features of Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) compared to the other tablets on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 67 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 35 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 78 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 91 / 100 points
  • Price: 41 / 100 points

Apple iPad 9.7 (2018) full specifications

VERSIONS:   

A1954|A1893
Also known as Apple iPad 9.7" 6th Gen, Apple iPad 9.7" (6th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS: A1954 (Global) Wi-Fi only, w/o GPS: A1893 (Global)

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41 - A1954
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, March 27
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)
Weight 469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (LTE) (1.05 lb)
Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM, eSIM
  Stylus support (1st gen only)

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD
Size 9.7 inches, 291.4 cm2 (~71.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~264 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

PLATFORM

OS iOS 11.3, upgradable to iPadOS 15.1
Chipset Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm)
CPU Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
GPU PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM, 128GB 2GB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), 1.12µm, AF
Features HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], HDR, stereo sound rec.

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard)
Features Face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only)
NFC No
Radio No
USB Lightning, USB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
  Siri natural language commands and dictation

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 8827 mAh, non-removable (32.9 Wh)
Talk time Up to 10 h (multimedia)

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Silver, Gold, Space Gray
Models A1893, A1954, iPad7,5, iPad7,6
SAR 1.18 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (body)
Price About 392 USD

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