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SummarySummary 70 Score 72 Score
Performance Apple A6X
1 GB RAM
iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A8X
2 GB RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Display 9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
Camera 5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery 11560 mAh
Li-Po
8600 mAh
Li-Po
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 1536x2048 pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 264 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Apple
Chipset Apple A6X Apple A8X
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
GPU PowerVR SGX554MP4 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Geo-Tagging Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 6, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Weight 652 g 437 g
Dimensions 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
Thickness 9.4mm 6.1mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 16GB storage, no card slot 16GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Normal-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
N/A
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS
No
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 11560 mAh 8600 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Po
Standby Time Up to 720 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other iCloud cloud service , TV-out , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Organizer , Document viewer/editor , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo , Predictive text input Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , Siri natural language commands and dictation , iCloud cloud service , iCloud Keychain , TV-out , Maps , Audio/video player/editor , Organizer , Document viewer/editor , Photo viewer/editor , Voice memo/dial/command , Predictive text input
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