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Display resolution 2,160x1,620-pixel resolution 2,360x1,640-pixel resolution 2,388x1,668-pixel resolution 2,732x2,048-pixel resolution Pixel density (ppi) 264 ppi (Retina) 264 ppi (Liquid Retina True Tone) 264 ppi (Liquid Retina True Tone with ProMotion) 264 ppi (Liquid Retina XDR True Tone with ProMotion) Rear camera 8-megapixel f2.4 12-megapixel f1.8 12-megapixel f1.8 wide, 10-megapixel f2.4 ultrawide 12-megapixel f1.8 wide, 10-megapixel f2.4 ultrawide Video recording 1080p at 30fps 4K at 24, 30 or 60fps; 1080p slo-mo at 120 or 240fps 4K at 24, 30 or 60fps (wide); 60fps (ultrawide) 4K at 24, 30 or 60fps (wide); 60fps (ultrawide) FaceTime front-facing camera 1.2-megapixel photos; 720p video 7-megapixel photos; 1080p video 12-megapixel TrueDepth; 1080p video 12-megapixel TrueDepth; 1080p video Processor A12 A14 M1 M1 Dimensions 9.8x6.8x0.29 inches 9.7x7x0.24 inches 9.7x7x0.23 inches 11x8.5x0.25 inches Weight 1.08 lbs. (Wi-Fi); 1.09 lbs. (LTE) 1 lbs. (Wi-Fi); 1.01 lbs. (LTE) 1.03 lbs. (Wi-Fi); 1.04 lbs. (LTE) 1.5 lbs. (Wi-Fi); 1.51 lbs.(LTE) Battery Up to 10 hours use over Wi-Fi; up to 9 hours over cellular Up to 10 hours use over Wi-Fi; up to 9 hours over cellular Up to 10 hours use over Wi-Fi; up to 9 hours over cellular Up to 10 hours use over Wi-Fi; up to 9 hours over cellular Headphone jack Yes No No No Connector port Lightning; Apple Smart Connector USB-C; Apple Smart Connector USB-C with Thunderbolt 4/USB 4 support USB-C with Thunderbolt 4/USB 4 support Apple Pencil-compatibility Yes; first generation Yes; second generation Yes; second generation Yes; second generation Unlock with Touch ID Touch ID Face ID Face ID Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0 SIM card support for cellular model Nano-SIM; eSIM Nano-SIM; eSIM Nano-SIM; eSIM; 5G support (sub-6 GHz and mmWave) Nano-SIM; eSIM; 5G support (sub-6 GHz and mmWave) iPad Keyboard compatibility Smart Keyboard Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard Folio Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard Folio Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard Folio Audio Two-speaker Two-speaker Four-speaker Four-speaker Capacity and price: Wi-Fi models £329 (32GB) / £429 (128GB) £599 (64GB) / £749 (256GB) £799 (128GB) / £899 (256GB) / £1,099 (512GB) / £1,499 (1TB) / £1,899 (2TB) £1,099 (128GB) / £1,199 (256GB) / £1,399 (512GB) / £1,799 (1TB) / £2,199 (2TB) Capacity and price: LTE models £459 (32GB) / £559 (128GB) £729 (64GB) / £879 (256GB) £999 (128GB) / £1,099 (256GB) / £1,299 (512GB) / £1,699 (1TB) / £2,099 (2TB) £1,299 (128GB) / £1,399 (256GB) / £1,599 (512GB) / £1,999 (1TB) / £2,399 (2TB)