Updated 30 Jun 2017

Apple

iPad 9.7" 2017 5th Gen MP2G2B 128GB

Snapshot: The Apple (2018) iPad 9.7" MP2G2B 128GB has a 9.7 inch screen and WiFi connectivity. But what’s it like to use?

iPad 9.7" 2017 5th Gen MP2G2B 128GB
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$699

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
80
Performance
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Screen quality
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Multimedia
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Battery
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Design & functionality
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Construction quality
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Good points

  • Very good for multimedia.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Very good screen quality.
  • Good processing performance.
  • Very good battery life.
  • Excellent construction quality.
  • Has WiFi (including 5GHz).
  • Has bluetooth.
  • Has voice control.

But

  • Just OK design & functionality.
  • No 4G.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (10%)
Screen quality (20%)
Convenience (20%). Includes score for virtual keyboard.
Multimedia (25%). Includes music, movies and photos.
Battery (15%)
Design & functionality (10%). Includes score for construction quality.

Price is from a November 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$699

More test results (/10)

Convenience
8.4
Virtual keyboard
9.0
Watching videos
9.0
Music
6.5
Photos
7.3

Specifications

WxHxD (mm)
240 x 170 x 8
Weight (g) (excludes any supplied keyboard)
466
OS version
iOS 10.3
CPU
ARM
Storage - claimed (GB)
128
Screen size (inches)
9.7
Resolution
2048 x 1536
Front camera resolution (MP)
1
Rear camera resolution (MP)
8
Video rear resolution
1080
Video front resolution
720

Features

USB C
×
Full USB size
×
Micro-USB
×
HDMI
×
Mini-SD
×
Micro-SD
×
WiFi g
WiFi n
WiFi 5GHz n
WiFi ac
LTE
×
Bluetooth
GPS
×
NFC
×
Voice control
Physical keyboard
×
Stylus supplied
×

More info

Brand reliability

98%

Brand satisfaction

88%