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iPad Pro 11" 2018 vs iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021

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Apple released the iPad Pro 11” (2018) in November 2018 and released the iPad Pro 11” (2021) in May 2021. The 2018 iPad Pro 11” is the 1st generation model, and the 2021 iPad Pro 11” is the 3rd generation model in the 11” iPad Pro lineup.

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iPad Pro 11" 2018 vs iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 Pricing

iPad Pro 11" 2018 prices start at $319, which is cheaper than the iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 low price of $535.

Specs Comparison

The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) share a few of the same specs, including an 11-inch Liquid Retina display with ProMotion technology, four-speaker audio, Bluetooth 5.0, and Face ID. The iPad Pro 11” (2018) features set includes an Apple A12X Bionic chip and up to 1TB of storage space. Additional specs include five microphones, WiFi 802.11ac, USB-C, a front-facing 7MP TrueDepth camera, and a 12MP wide-angle rear camera. To compare, the iPad Pro 11” (2021) feature set includes an Apple M1 chip and up to 2TB of storage space. Additional specs include five studio-quality microphones, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), USB-C with support for Thunderbolt / USB 4, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle TrueDepth front camera system with Center Stage, and a dual rear camera array with a 12MP wide-angle and 10MP ultra-wide-angle lens. The 2018 iPad Pro 11” and the 2021 iPad Pro 11” accessory support includes the Apple Pencil (2nd generation), Apple Smart Keyboard Folio, and the Apple Magic Keyboard.

Size

Size iPad Pro 11" 2018 iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021
Width 179 mm 7.0 inches 179 mm 7.0 inches
Height 248 mm 9.8 inches 248 mm 9.8 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 6 mm 0.2 inches
Weight 468 g 16.5 ounces 466 g 16.4 ounces

The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) measure 9.74” (H) x 7.02” (W) x 0.23” (D) and feature an 11-inch display size. The iPad Pro 11” (2018) weighs 1.03 pounds. And in comparison, the WiFi-only iPad Pro 11” (2021) weighs 1.03 pounds and the WiFi + Cellular model weighs 1.04 pounds.

Camera

Camera iPad Pro 11" 2018 iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021
Primary 12.0 MP 12.0 MP
Resolution 4000x3000 4000x3000

The iPad Pro 11” (2018) has a rear-facing 12MP wide-angle camera and a front-facing 7MP TrueDepth camera. To compare, the iPad Pro 11” (2021) has a rear-facing camera system with a 12MP wide-angle and 10MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a front-facing 12MP ultra-wide-angle TrueDepth camera with Center Stage.

Screen

Display iPad Pro 11" 2018 iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021
Resolution 1668x2388 1668x2388
Screen Size 280 mm 11.0 in 279 mm 11.0 in
Pixels Per Inch 265 ppi 265 ppi

The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) feature an 11-inch Liquid Retina display with a native resolution of 2388 x 1668 at 264 pixels per inch, and specs that include an SDR max brightness of 600 nits, wide color (P3), True Tone, and ProMotion technology. The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) displays are fully laminated and feature a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating and an anti-reflective coating.

Battery

Battery iPad Pro 11" 2018 iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021
Capacity 7812 mAh 7540 mAh
Longevity hours 10 hours
USB USB-C USB-C

The iPad Pro 11” (2018) is equipped with a 29.37-watt-hour battery and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) is equipped with a 28.65-watt-hour battery. The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2020) charge via the USB-C connector and the battery capacities allow for up to 10 hours of battery life when on WiFi or up to 9 hours of battery life when on cellular.

Processing

Processor iPad Pro 11" 2018 iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021
CPU Apple A12X Bionic APL1083 (T8027) Apple M1 APL1102

Color Choices

iPad Pro 11" 2018

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

Which iPad Pro 11" 2018 color should you buy?

iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

Which color iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 is the most popular?

iPad Pro 11" 2018 vs iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 Colors

Both the iPad Pro 11" 2018 and iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 share two colors: Silver and Gray.
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Space Gray and Silver are the color options for the iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021).

Storage Options

iPad Pro 11" 2018

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB

Which iPad Pro 11" 2018 storage should I buy?

iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021

Choose from 5 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB

Which storage iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 is the most popular?

iPad Pro 11" 2018 vs iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 Storage

The iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 introduces two new storage options not found on the iPad Pro 11" 2018: 128GB and 2TB. Both the iPad Pro 11" 2018 and iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 share three storage options: 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. However, the iPad Pro 11" 3rd Gen 2021 does not have options for 64GB, as seen on the iPad Pro 11" 2018.
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The iPad Pro 11” (2018) and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) are available with 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of storage space. The iPad Pro 11” (2018) is also available in a 64GB storage configuration and the iPad Pro 11” (2021) is also available in 128GB and 2TB storage configurations.

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