iPad 5th Gen vs iPad 9th Gen

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The 5th generation iPad and 9th generation iPad look very similar, but the 9th gen iPad is a little bigger in size. Along with being larger in size, the 9th gen iPad also has several improvements. The 9th gen iPad features a 10.2” Retina display with True Tone, and is powered by Apple’s A13 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, and has up to 256GB of internal storage. In comparison, the 5th gen iPad has a 9.7” Retina display, is powered by an A9 chip, and has up to 128GB of storage space. Other highlights found on the 9th gen iPad include a 12MP ultrawide front camera with Center Stage.

Price Comparison

iPad 5th Gen vs iPad 9th Gen Pricing

iPad 5th Gen prices start at $108, which is cheaper than the iPad 9th Gen low price of $298.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size iPad 5th Gen iPad 9th Gen
Width 170 mm 6.7 inches 174 mm 6.9 inches
Height 240 mm 9.5 inches 251 mm 9.9 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 478 g 16.9 ounces 487 g 17.2 ounces

Camera

Camera iPad 5th Gen iPad 9th Gen
Primary 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Resolution 3264x2448 3264x2448

Screen

Display iPad 5th Gen iPad 9th Gen
Resolution 1536x2048 1620x2160
Screen Size 246 mm 9.7 in 259 mm 10.2 in
Pixels Per Inch 264 ppi 265 ppi

Battery

Battery iPad 5th Gen iPad 9th Gen
Capacity 8827 mAh 8686 mAh
Longevity 10 hours 9 hours
USB Lightning Lightning

Processing

Processor iPad 5th Gen iPad 9th Gen
CPU Apple A9 APL0898 (S8000) Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030)

Color Choices

iPad 5th Gen

Available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

Which iPad 5th Gen color should you buy?

iPad 9th Gen

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

Which color iPad 9th Gen is the most popular?

iPad 5th Gen vs iPad 9th Gen Colors

The iPad 5th Gen introduces one new color not found in the iPad 9th Gen color palette: Gray. Both the iPad 5th Gen and iPad 9th Gen share one color: Silver. However, the iPad 5th Gen does away with Gold and Gray, previously seen on the iPad 9th Gen.

Storage Options

iPad 5th Gen

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 32GB
  • 128GB

Which iPad 5th Gen storage should I buy?

iPad 9th Gen

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

Which storage iPad 9th Gen is the most popular?

iPad 5th Gen vs iPad 9th Gen Storage

The iPad 5th Gen and iPad 9th Gen have completely different storage options. The iPad 5th Gen offers two storage sizes: 64 GB and 256 GB. The iPad 9th Gen sports different storage sizes: 32 GB and 128 GB.

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iPad 5th Gen vs iPad 9th Gen Reviews

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