iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Mini 2019

Which one is best for you?

Name iPad Pro 12.9 iPad Mini 2019
Image iPad Pro 12.9
Buy the iPad Pro 12.9
iPad Mini (2019)
Buy the iPad Mini 2019
Display 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display 7.9-inch Retina display
Size and weight Height: 280.6mm
Width: 214.9mm
Depth: 5.9mm
Weight: 633g
Height: 203.2mm
Width: 134.8mm
Depth: 6.1mm
Weight: 308.2g
Rear camera 12MP 8MP
Front camera 7MP 7MP
Video recording 4K at 30 fps or 60 fps 1080p HD video
Processor A12X Bionic chip
A12 Bionic chip
Battery Up to 10 hours of browsing, video watching or listening to music using Wi-Fi Up to 10 hours of browsing, video watching or listening to music using Wi-Fi
Security technology Face ID Touch ID
Storage 64GB, 256GB 64GB
Connectors USB-C Lightning
Compatible with Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
Smart Keyboard Folio
Apple Pencil (1st generation)
Buy now Buy the iPad Pro 12.9 Buy the iPad Mini 2019

Draw, take notes, play, create, watch and more with iPad mini (2019) and iPad Pro 12.9 (2018). Both feature impressive power, but the choice comes down to their display size, technology and accessory compatibility.

Display

iPad mini (2019) features a beautiful 7.9-inch Retina display, while iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) comes with a dazzling 12.9-inch edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display. Both are designed to create a pixel-less viewing experience. iPad mini has a higher pixel density per inch of its smaller screen for sharp detail, but iPad Pro 12.9 has a higher resolution for stunning colour definition.

Both iPad mini and iPad Pro 12.9 display a wide palette of colour for true-to-life picture, and True Tone technology automatically adjusts white balance in different lighting to keep a stunningly consistent viewing experience – even when the brightness of your surroundings changes.

iPad Pro 12.9 also comes with ProMotion technology, enhancing display quality, battery efficiency, responsiveness, scrolling, drawing and motion content.

Power

iPad mini (2019) comes with the A12 Bionic chip that makes even the latest and most demanding apps run smoothly. Make your most creative ideas come to life with apps like Adobe Photoshop CC, enjoy even more exciting augmented reality and lose yourself in even more immersive gaming experiences. iPad Pro comes with the A12X Bionic chip – which means even faster graphics loading and smarter, more powerful processing.

Accessories

iPad mini (2019) supports Apple Pencil (1st generation), and iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) supports the latest version of Apple Pencil (2nd generation). iPad Pro doesn’t have a home button, so you can use Apple Pencil to tap, swipe, draw and write.

iPad Pro also supports Smart Keyboard Folio that magnetically attaches to your iPad Pro for a full size keyboard. You can connect iPad mini with a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard you need to use it to work on the go.