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SummarySummary 72 Score 70 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Apple A7
1 GB RAM
iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.3.3, planned upgrade to iOS 10
Display 9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
Camera 8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
5 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
8750 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 A8X Apple A7
Processor Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
GPU PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics) PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus Autofocus, Touch Focus, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS iOS
OS Version iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2 iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 9.3.3, planned upgrade to iOS 10
Weight 437 g 469 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 6.1mm 7.5mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 64 GB 64 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 64GB storage, no card slot 64GB storage, no card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots
SIM Card Type
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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
LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 8750 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-Po
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
Other 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 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 , Photo viewer/editor , Document viewer/editor , Voice memo , Predictive text input
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