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iPad pro 9.7 Review: Superfast Tablet

Sajid Ayaz Editor Rating: 4.3 / 5

The latest 9.7-inch iPad Pro is being highlydiscussed among the expert tech analysts in the world. The Apple’s giant bigger screen tablet does everything a good tablet PC can do. Secondly, theeconomical price of this product worked like an icing on the cake. The company has designed and developed it to replace the laptops. However, the company isn’t getting desired feedback regarding user experience as the tablet doesn’t work as similar as the laptop. All in all, the screen’s color and detachable keyboard of this giant tablet would definitely make your heart skip a beat.

Main Specifications and Features:

Network: LTE/EVDO/HSPA/CDMA/GSM (Cellular Models)

Protection: Scratch Resistant Glass/True Tone Display

GPU: PowerVR Series

CPU: Dual-Core 2.16 GHz

Chipset: Apple A9X

OS: iOS 9.3

Camera: 12 MP Rear/5MP front

Internal Memory: 32/128/256 GB

RAM: 2GB/4GB (2GB for 32GB variant, 4GB for larger storage option)

Sensors: Barometer, Compass, Gyro, Accelerometer, Fingerprint

Colors: Rose Gold, Space Gray, Gold Silver

The device is offering 9.7 inches of large screen with A9X Chipset. The gadget is available with 32/128/256GB of internal storages. However, the RAM of 32GB’s iPad is just 2GB half of the 128GB and 256GB models. There is a 3D Touch which is not highly noticeable due to sheer technical feasibility or cost. The tablet is of LED Backlit IPS LCD with the capacitive touchscreen and 16M colors. IPad 9.7 Pro Wi-Fi(32GB) Model is WI-FI only and larger model offers 4G LTE feature as well.

The True Tone display, oleophobic coating and Scratch-resistant glass give the outlook of crystal clear screen. The 9.3 (latest) iOS version would run this device. Power VR Series 7 GPU and Dual-Core 2.16 GHz CPU give it faster processing. There isn’t any Card Slot Option. The stunning 12 MP camera with dual-LED Flash and Face Detection Autofocus captures amazing photos. The Secondary Camera with 5MP comes with Panorama, HDR, and Face Detection. The other small features are Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and HTML 5 (Safari) Browser. The device has Non-Removable Li-Ion Battery (27.5 Wh).

iPad 9.7 pro vs iPad 12.9 Pro

The new iPad 9.7 has changed the mindsets of buyers who were thinking of taking previous model of 12.9 inched to the home. The weight of 9.7 Pro 713 grams and the 12.9 Pro comes with 437 grams of weight. Both devices are offering 264 ppi of Screen Resolution. You can get three different models of 9.7 pro and 12.9 pro with 32GB, 128GB and 256GB. In iPad Pro 12.9, there is an 8 MP camera while newer tablet comes with 4K Video quality and 12MP camera. The one year old model has 1.2 MP Secondary Camera and 9.7 Pro offers 5 MP camera with excellent picture quality. The two devices work on A9X Processor and M9 GPU. It is suggested to go for 9.7 as the new device offer compact version, portable design and improved display with a minor price difference.


  • New iPad pro 9.7 and 12.9 inch iPad pro has the same processor (64-bit A9X processor with M9 motion coprocessor). 
  • There is a screen that looks better than the other bigger iPad pro screens in 9.7 inch iPad pro with DCI gamut support.   
  • In 9.7 inch iPad pro, there is True Tone technology which adjusts white balance of the screen in the lightning room. That provides the better color result on paper white screen.    
  • True Tone technology lessens the effective rays on your eyes and help to read easily. Advanced retina display is 25% brighter and 40% low reflective which makes the media content easier to see indoors and outdoors.    
  • Apple improved the camera in 9.7 inch iPad pro. It has 12MP and improved the local tone mapping and noise reduction.    
  • There is a big and extra advantage of new iPad pro that you can connect the keyboard and pencil with it and makes the new iPad pro more effective and flexible.


  • No microSD card and USB port.
  • 32GB variant has just 2GB RAM


The tablet is available worldwide to buy. The Price of WI-FI only iPad Pro for 32GB is $599, $729 for 128GB and $899 for 256GB. The Price of wi-fi + Cellular iPad Pro 9.7” is $729 (32GB) The Price of 128GB Model is $879 USD and $1029 of 256GB. 

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