14.2-inch (diagonal) mini-LED backlit Liquid Retina XDR display, 3024 by 1964 pixels with ProMotion technology for adaptive refresh rates up to 120Hz, and up to 1000 nits sustained (full-screen) brightness, 1600 nits peak brightness, True Tone technology, ProMotion technology for adaptive refresh rates up to 120Hz
System on Chip (SoC) Apple M1 Pro chip Up to 10-core CPU with 8 performance cores and 2 efficiency cores Up to 16-core GPU 16-core Neural Engine 200GB/s memory bandwidth
Graphics and Video Support
Apple 14-core GPU or Apple 16-core GPU
Charging and Expansion
Three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports with support for: Charging, DisplayPort Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps); HDMI port; SDXC card slot
AirPods with Charging Case: More than 24 hours listening time, up to 18 hours talk time; AirPods (single charge): Up to 5 hours listening time, up to 3 hours talk time or 15 minutes in the case equals up to 3 hours listening time or up to 2 hours talk time
Up to 4.5 hours of listening time with a single charge (up to 5 hours with Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency off), Up to 3.5 hours of talk time with a single charge. AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case: More than 24 hours of listening time, more than 18 hours of talk time, 5 minutes in the case provides around 1 hour of listening time or around 1 hour of talk time
All iPad (9th Gen) tablets — including this Wi-Fi-only model — are housed in white and silver colored or black and medium toned “Space Gray” cases and feature a 10.2″ 2160×1620 (264 ppi) LED-backlit IPS touch-sensitive “Retina” display with True Tone capability. Each has a “Touch ID” fingerprint sensor, supports the original Apple Pencil (A1603, MK0C2AM/A), and has a “Smart Connector” for use with an Apple Smart Keyboard, as well.
Each iPad (9th Gen) model is powered by a six-core 2.6 GHz Apple A13 Bionic processor, has 3 GB of RAM, and has 64 GB or 256 GB of flash memory storage.
The iPad (9th Gen) models also have a rear-mounted 8 megapixel camera that can shoot still photographs, Live Photos, and HD video (1080p at 25 fps and 30 fps) and a front-mounted 12 megapixel “Ultra Wide” camera with a 122-degree field of view. This front-mounted “FaceTime HD” camera shoots 1080p at 25 fps, 30 fps, and 60 fps; supports cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p); and introduces the “Center Stage” feature that automatically pans and zooms to keep subjects in frame, too.
Other features include dual band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, HT80 with MIMO support (backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n), and Bluetooth 4.2 in addition to stereo speakers. Connectivity to computers, if desired, and power is provided by a Lightning port.
The battery life of this iPad (9th Gen) model is reportedly 10 hours “surfing the web on Wi-Fi or watching video.”
This Wi-Fi Only model does not support LTE connectivity or A-GPS.