History of iPads – Timeline of all iPad Launched with Specs & Details

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History of all iPad

A history of all the iPad models and list of generations ever launched with their specs and details all in one place.

Lets start with a chart of all iPad devices sorted by the year they were launched and some other key specs like their Screen sizes, Chipset, Maximum RAM in which they are available, Main Camera and the maximum iOS they can be upgraded to.

 

Below chart shows how many iPad devices can be upgraded to which iOS respectively, the data shows that most devices 16 to be precise can be updated to the latest iPadOS 13.1.2

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Below Pie chart shows iPad devices available at maximum RAM respectively

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iPad devices divided by screen size shown in the below chart, with the screen size 9.7 inches installed in total 14 iPads

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iPad devices categorized as year launched displayed below, it shows that most iPads were launched in 2012.

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Now for the complete list of 27 iPads as promised in the title with there images and specs are listed below in a order in which they were launched:

 

27. Apple iPad 10.2 (7th Generation)

When was the iPad 10.2 released?

The Apple iPad 10.2 was launched in september 2019 It is also known as Apple iPad 7th Gen. This iPad supports Apple pencil & Smart Keyboard.

What are the iPad 10.2 models?

It came out in three models: A2200, A2198 (Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS) & A2232 (Wi-Fi only, without GPS).

 

 



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26. Apple iPad Mini 5 (5th Generation – 2019)

When was the iPad Mini 5 released?

The Apple Apple iPad mini Also known as Apple iPad mini 5 or iPad mini (5th generation) was launched in March 2019  with the Apple iPad Air.

What are the iPad Mini 5 models?

It came out in 4 Models/Versions: With Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A2126, A2124 (Global); A2125 (China) & with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A2133 (Global). It came with the support of Apple Pencil.

 

 

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25. Apple iPad Air 3 (3rd Generation- 2019)

 

When was the iPad Air 3 released?

The Apple iPad Air 2019 also known as Apple iPad Air 3 or iPad Air (3rd generation) was launched in March 2019 with iPad mini.

What are the iPad Air 3 models?

It came out in 4 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A2153, A2123 (Global); A2154 (China) and with Wi-Fi only without GPS as A2152 (Global). It supports Apple pencil.

 

 

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24. Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (3rd Generation – 2018)

When was the iPad Pro 12.9 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9″ was launched in November 2018 it is also known as Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, 3rd generation). It supports Smart Keyboard Folio

What are the iPad Pro 12.9 models?

It came out in 4 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A2014, A1895 (Global); A1983 (China) and with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A1876 (Global).

 

 

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23. Apple iPad Pro 11 (1st Generation)

 

When was the iPad Pro 11 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 11″ known as Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, 1st generation) was launched in October 2018. It supports Smart Keyboard Folio.

What are the iPad Pro 11 models?

It came out in 4 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A2013, A1934 (Global); A1979 (China) and with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A1980 (Global).

 

 

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22. Apple iPad 9.7 (6th Generation – 2018)

 

When was the iPad Pro 9.7 6th gen released?

The Apple iPad 9.7″ also known as Apple iPad 9.7″ 6th Gen, Apple iPad 9.7″ (6th generation) was launched in March 2018. It supports Apple Pencil.

What are the iPad Pro 9.7 6th gen models?

It came out in 2 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as  A1954 (Global) and with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A1893 (Global).

 

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21. Apple iPad 9.7 (5th Generation – 2017)

 

When was the iPad Pro 9.7 5th gen released?

The Apple iPad 9.7 2017 also known as Apple iPad (5th generation) was launched in March 2017.

What are the iPad Pro 9.7 5th gen models?

It came out in 2 Models/ Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A1822 (Global) and with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A1823 (Global).

 

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20. Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (2017)

 

When was the iPad Pro 10.5 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 10.5 also known as Apple iPad Pro (10.5-inch) was launched in June 2017 with its 12.9-inch version.

What are the iPad Pro 10.5 models?

It came out in 2 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A1709 (Global), A1852 (China) and with Wi-Fi only without GPS as A1701 (Global).

 

 

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19. Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2nd Generation – 2017)

 

When was the iPad Pro 12.9 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) also known as Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation) was launched in June 2017 with its 10.5-inch version.

What are the iPad Pro 12.9 models?

It came out in 3 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A1671 (Global); A1821 (China) and with Wi-Fi only, without GPS as A1670 (Global).

 

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18. Apple iPad Pro 9.7 (2016)

 

When was the iPad Pro 9.7 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ (2016) also known as Apple iPad Pro (9.7-inch) was launched in March 2016.

What are the iPad Pro 9.7 models?

It came out in 3 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A1674, A1675 (Global) and Wi-Fi only without GPS as A1673 (Global).

 

 

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17. Apple iPad mini 4 (2015)

 

When was the iPad mini 4 released?

The Apple iPad mini 4 (2015) also known as Apple iPad mini with Retina display was launched in September 2015.

 

 

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16. Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2015)

 

When was the iPad Pro 12.9 released?

The Apple iPad Pro 12.9″ (2015) also known as Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch) was launched in September 2015.

What are the iPad Pro 12.9 models?

It came out in 2 Models/Versions: with Wi-Fi + Cellular & GPS as A1652 (Global) and with Wi-Fi only without GPS as A1584 (Global).

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15. Apple iPad Air 2 (2014)

 

When was the iPad Air 2 released?

The Apple iPAd Air 2 (2014) was launched in October 2014. It came out in 2 Models/Versions Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE) and Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, without GPS)

 

 

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14. Apple iPad mini 3 (2014)

 

When was the iPad mini 3 released?

The Apple iPad mini 3 was launched in October 2014 in 2 Models/Versions: Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE) and Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, w/o GPS).

 

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13. Apple iPad Air (2013)

 

When was the iPad Air released?

The Apple iPad Air (2013) was launched in November 2013. It came out in 2 Models/Versions as Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE) and Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, w/o GPS).

 

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12. Apple iPad mini 2 (2013)

 

When was the iPad mini 2 released?

The Apple iPad mini 2 (2013) was launched in November 2013 and it is now discontinued from apple. It came in 2 Models/Versions: Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular (3G/LTE) & Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi, w/o GPS).

 

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11. Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi (2012)

 

When was the iPad mini Wi-Fi released?

The Apple iPad mini was launched in November 2012.

 

 

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10. Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th Generation)

The Apple iPad 4 Wifi + Cellular 2012 also known as Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi + 4G, Apple iPad with Retina display and Apple iPad (4th generation) was launched in November 2012. 

 

 

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9. Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (2012)

 

 

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8. Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi (4th Generation – 2012)

 

When was the iPad 4 Wi-Fi released?

The Apple iPad 4 Wi-fi also known as Apple iPad with Retina display, Apple iPad (4th generation) was launched in November 2012.

 

 

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7. Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi (3rd Generation – 2012)

 

When was the iPad 3 Wi-Fi released?

The Apple iPad 3 Wifi also known as Apple iPad Wi-Fi Early 2012, Apple iPad (3rd generation) was launched in March 2012 and is now discontinued.

 

 

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6. Apple iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular (2012)

 

 

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5. Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (2011)

 

 



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4. Apple iPad 2 Wi-Fi (2011)

 

 

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3. Apple iPad 2 CDMA (2011)

 

 

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2. Apple iPad Wi-Fi + 3G (2010)

 

 

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1. Apple iPad Wi-Fi (2010)

 

 

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All the Specs data and images are taken from GSMARENA and APPLE

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