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iPad Pro 12.9 inch (4th generation) specifications

 

Colours

capacity1 

measures and weight2 

  • Wi ‑ Fi models 
    • Width: 214.9 mm
    • Height: 280.6 mm
    • Depth: 5.9 mm
    • Weight: 641 g
  • Wi ‑ Fi + Cellular models 
    • Width: 214.9 mm
    • Height: 280.6 mm
    • Depth: 5.9 mm
    • Weight: 643 g

Buttons and connectors

  • Five microphones
  • 4 ‑ speaker audio
  • On / Off - standby
  • volume
  • USB ‑ C connection
  • Smart connection
  • Compartment for nano-SIM
  • Magnetic connection

scope of delivery

  • iPad Pro
  • USB ‑ C charging cable (1 meter)
  • 18W USB ‑ C Power Adapter (power supply unit)

Display

  • Liquid retina display
  • 12.9 "multi-touch display (32.77 cm diagonal) with LED background lighting and IPS technology
  • Resolution of 2732 x 2048 pixels at 264 ppi
  • ProMotion technology
  • Large color space display (P3)
  • True Tone Display
  • Grease repellent coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Anti-reflective coating
  • 1.8% reflectance
  • 600 nits of brightness

The 12.9 "iPad Pro display has rounded corners that follow the curves of the design and are located within a normal rectangle. Measured as a standard rectangle, the display is 12.9" (32.77 cm) diagonal. The actual visible display area is smaller. 

chip

  • A12Z Bionic Chip with 64 ‑ bit architecture
  • Neural Engine
  • Integrated M12 coprocessor

camera

  • Wide angle: 12 MP, ƒ / 1.8 aperture
  • Ultra wide angle: 10 MP, ƒ / 2.4 aperture and 125 ° field of view
  • 2x optical zoom out, up to 5x digital zoom
  • 5 element lens (wide and ultra wide)
  • Brighter true tone flash
  • Panorama image (up to 63 MP)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Back-illuminated sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with focus pixels (wide angle)
  • Focusing at the touch of a finger with focus pixels (wide angle)
  • Photos and Live Photos with a large color space
  • Exposure control
  • Noise reduction
  • Smart HDR for photos
  • Automatic image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Self timer
  • Geotagging for photos
  • Recorded image formats: HEIF and JPEG

Video recording

  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps (wide angle), 60 fps (ultra wide angle)
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Brighter true tone flash
  • Support for slow motion video in 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps (wide angle), 240 fps (ultra wide angle)
  • Time-lapse video with image stabilization
  • Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p)
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Noise reduction
  • Zoom in on playback
  • Geotagging for videos
  • Recorded video formats: HEVC and H.264

TrueDepth camera

  • 7 MP photos
  • Portrait mode
  • Portrait light
  • Animoji and Memoji
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • Retina flash
  • ƒ / 2.2 aperture
  • Photos and Live Photos with a large color space
  • Smart HDR
  • Back-illuminated sensor
  • Automatic image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Exposure control
  • Self timer

Video calls3 

  • FaceTime video calls
  • From the iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device via WiFi or cellular network

Audio calls3 

  • FaceTime audio calls
  • From the iPad to any FaceTime-enabled device via WiFi or cellular network

Loudspeaker

  • 4 ‑ speaker audio

Microphones

  • Five studio-quality microphones for calls, video and audio recordings

Wireless technologies

  • All types
    802.11ax WLAN 6, simultaneous dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), HT80 with MIMO
    Bluetooth 5.0
  • Wi ‑ Fi + Cellular models
    UMTS / HSPA / HSPA + / DC ‑ HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    Gigabit-capable LTE (models A2068 and A2069: bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71)4
    Data only5
    Calls over WiFi4
    eSIM6
    More information about cellular data

SIM card

  • Nano-SIM (supports Apple SIM6)
  • eSIM6

Location function

  • All types 
    • Digital compass
    • WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS
    • iBeacon micro-location
  • Wi ‑ Fi + Cellular models 
    • Integrated GPS / GNSS
    • Cellular

Sensors

  • Face ID
  • LiDAR scanner
  • 3-axis gyro sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • barometer
  • Ambient light sensor

Face ID

  • Made possible by the TrueDepth camera for face recognition
  • Unlock iPad
  • Secure personal data in apps
  • Make purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, and Apple Books

Apple Pay

  • Pay with your iPad and Face ID in apps and on the internet

More information about Apple Pay

Siri7 

  • Send messages, set reminders, and more with your voice
  • Receive forward-looking suggestions
  • Hands-free calling
  • Listen to and recognize songs

Learn more about Siri

Charging and expansion

Power supply and battery8 

  • 12.9 "iPad Pro 
    • Integrated rechargeable lithium polymer battery with 36.71 watt hours
  • All types 
    • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web with WiFi, video or music playback
    • Charging via the power adapter or USB-C on the computer
  • Wi ‑ Fi + Cellular models 
    • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web via a mobile data network

Operating system

iPadOS
iPadOS comes with powerful features and built-in apps that are designed to make the most of the unique capabilities of the iPad.
New in iPadOS

Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new iPad Pro. With built-in support for vision, hearing, mobility and learning, you can do amazing things and get creative. Learn more about accessibility

Functions:

  • VoiceOver
  • voice control
  • zoom
  • Magnifying glass
  • Siri and dictation
  • Switch control
  • Extended subtitles
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Speak the contents of the screen

Integrated apps

  • App Store
  • Books
  • calendar
  • camera
  • Clock
  • contacts
  • FaceTime
  • Files
  • Where is?
  • Home
  • iTunes Store
  • Mail
  • cards
  • Tape measure
  • News
  • music
  • notes
  • Photo booth
  • photos
  • Podcasts
  • Memories
  • safari
  • Settings
  • Shortcuts
  • Siri
  • shares
  • Tips
  • TV
  • Voice memos

Free apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes U, Clips, and the Apple Store app are preinstalled on the iPad. 

  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • iMovie
  • GarageBand
  • iTunes U
  • Apple Store
  • Remote
  • Music memos
  • Clips
  • Swift Playgrounds
  • Support

System requirements

  • Apple ID (required for some functions)
  • Internet access9
  • Syncing with a Mac or PC requires:
    • macOS Catalina 10.15 with the Finder
    • macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 through macOS Mojave 10.14.6 with iTunes 12.8 or later
    • Windows 7 or newer with iTunes 12.10 or newer (free download from itunes.com/de/download)

languages

  • Supported languages
    English (Australia, UK, USA), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Hong Kong Traditional), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech , Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • QuickType keyboard support
  • Support for QuickType keyboards with predictive text
    English (Australia, Canada, India, Singapore, Great Britain, USA), Chinese (simplified, traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish ( Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic (Najdi), Cantonese (traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese
  • Siri languages
    English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Great Britain, USA), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, USA), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland ), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (mainland China, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malaysian (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)
  • Languages ​​for the dictation function
  • Supported dictionaries for definitions
    English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
  • thesaurus
    English (UK, US)
  • Supported bilingual dictionaries with English
    Arabic, Chinese (simplified, traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese
  • Spell check
    English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish

Audio playback

  • Supported audio formats: AAC (8 to 320 kbit / s), Protected AAC (from the iTunes Store), HE ‑ AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 kbit / s), MP3 VBR, Dolby Digital (AC ‑ 3), Dolby Digital Plus (E ‑ AC ‑ 3), Dolby Atmos, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX +), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV
  • User-definable maximum volume

TV and video

  • AirPlay mirroring, photos, audio and video output to Apple TV (2nd generation or newer)
  • Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content
  • Video mirroring and video output: Support for up to 4K via USB-C digital AV multiport adapter and USB-C VGA multiport adapter (adapter sold separately)
  • Supported video formats: H.264 video: up to 4K, 30 fps, High Profile Level 4.2 with AAC ‑ LC audio up to 160 kbit / s, 48 ​​kHz, stereo audio or Dolby audio with up to 1008 kbit / s, 48 kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov formats; MPEG ‑ 4 video: up to 2.5 Mbit / s, 640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps, simple profile with AAC ‑ LC audio with up to 160 kbit / s per channel, 48 kHz, stereo audio or Dolby audio with up to 1008 kbit / s, 48 ​​kHz, stereo or multi-channel audio, in the formats .m4v, .mp4 and .mov; Motion JPEG (M ‑ JPEG): up to 35 Mbit / s, 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps, audio in ulaw format, PCM stereo audio in .avi format

Supported email attachments

  • Viewable document types
    .jpg, .tiff and .gif (images), .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word), .htm and .html (websites), .key (Keynote), .numbers (Numbers), .pages (Pages),. pdf (preview and Adobe Acrobat), .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint), .txt (text), .rtf (rich text format), .vcf (contact details), .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel), .zip, .ics

Environmental conditions

  • Operating temperature: 0 ° C to 35 ° C
  • Storage temperature: –20 ° C to 45 ° C
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95%, non-condensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m above sea level, without pressure compensation

iPad and environmental protection

We take responsibility for the environmental balance of our products over their entire life cycle. More information about iPad and environmental protection
The following features of the iPad Pro help reduce its environmental impact:10 

Made from better materials 

  • 100% recycled tin in the solder on the motherboards, True Tone flash, and wireless charger for the Apple Pencil
  • Housing made of low carbon aluminum
  • 35% or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Smarter chemistry 

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free display
  • Free of bromine-containing flame retardants, PVC and beryllium

Environmentally friendly production 

  • Our suppliers' final production facilities do not generate any waste that ends up in landfills11
  • All of our suppliers' final manufacturing facilities switch to 100% renewable energy for Apple manufacturing

Responsible packaging 

  • 100% of the primary fibers in wood come from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable packaging, mostly made of fibers

Energy efficient 


  1. The available storage space is less and depends on many factors. A standard configuration uses approximately 10 GB to 13 GB of storage space (including iPadOS and preinstalled apps), depending on the model and settings. Preinstalled apps use about 4 GB and you can delete and restore these apps. The storage capacity may change depending on the software version and vary depending on the device.
  2. Size and weight vary depending on the configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. For FaceTime calls, both parties must use a FaceTime-enabled device and a WiFi connection. The availability via a cellular network depends on the conditions of the provider. Data charges may apply.
  4. Data plan required. Gigabit-capable LTE, LTE Advanced, LTE, VoLTE and calls via WLAN are available in selected countries and from selected providers. The speed depends on the theoretical throughput and can vary depending on the location and provider. For more information on LTE support, contact your mobile operator or visit apple.com/de/ipad/LTE.
  5. Cellular data tariff available separately. The purchased model is configured in such a way that it only works with a certain cellular network technology. Further information on the compatibility and availability of data plans is available from the relevant wireless service provider.
  6. Apple SIM and eSIM are not supported by all wireless service providers. More details are available from the respective mobile phone provider. Not available in mainland China.
  7. Siri may not be available in all languages ​​or regions. Features may vary by region. Internet access required. Cellular data charges may apply.
  8. The tests were carried out by Apple in February 2020 with prototypes of the 11 "iPad Pro (2nd generation) and the 12.9" iPad Pro (4th generation) and associated software. The tests completely discharged the battery and performed the following tasks: Playing video and surfing the web using Wi-Fi or cellular network. The video content used was a film purchased from the iTunes Store with a length of 2 hours 23 minutes, which was repeated in an endless loop. Internet use via WLAN and a mobile data network was carried out with special web servers. Offline versions of 20 popular websites were used. All settings were standard settings, with the following exceptions: WLAN was connected to a network (except when surfing the web via a mobile data network), the WLAN function “Point out networks” and the “Auto-brightness” function were deactivated, the brightness was on 50% set and WPA2 encryption was activated. Battery life depends on device settings, usage, and many other factors. The battery tests were performed with specific iPad devices, actual results may vary.
  9. A wireless broadband connection is recommended (fees may apply).
  10. Data correspond to the status of the product release.
  11. Our suppliers' final production facilities for the iPad Pro have received Zero Waste certification from UL LLC (UL 2799 Standard).

Some features may not be available in all countries or regions. See full list.