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Finish
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Space Gray
  • Silver
  • Space Gray
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Space Gray
  • Silver
  • Space Gray
  • Silver
  • Space Gray
Capacity and Price1 Wi-Fi model:
16GB
$479
64GB
$579
128GB
$679
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
$609
64GB
$709
128GB
$809
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
$379
32GB
$429
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
$509
32GB
$559
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
$379
64GB
$479
128GB
$579
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
$509
64GB
$609
128GB
$709
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
$279
32GB
$329
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
$409
32GB
$459
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
$239
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
$369
Display
  • Retina display
  • 9.7‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit Multi‐Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048‐by‐1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint‐resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
  • Retina display
  • 9.7‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit Multi‐Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048‐by‐1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint‐resistant oleophobic coating
  • Retina display
  • 7.9‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit Multi‐Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048‐by‐1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint‐resistant oleophobic coating
  • Retina display
  • 7.9‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit Multi‐Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048‐by‐1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint‐resistant oleophobic coating
  • 7.9‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit Multi‐Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1024‐by‐768 resolution at 163 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint‐resistant oleophobic coating
Dimensions2
    Height:
  • 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width:
  • 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth:
  • 0.24 inch (6.1 mm)
    Height:
  • 9.4 inches (240 mm)
  • Width:
  • 6.6 inches (169.5 mm)
  • Depth:
  • 0.29 inch (7.5 mm)
    Height:
  • 7.87 inches (200 mm)
  • Width:
  • 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)
  • Depth:
  • 0.29 inch (7.5 mm)
    Height:
  • 7.87 inches (200 mm)
  • Width:
  • 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)
  • Depth:
  • 0.29 inch (7.5 mm)
    Height:
  • 7.87 inches (200 mm)
  • Width:
  • 5.3 inches (134.7 mm)
  • Depth:
  • 0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
Weight2
    Wi-Fi model:
  • 0.96 pound (437 g)
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • 0.98 pound (444 g)
    Wi-Fi model:
  • 1 pound (469 g)
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • 1.05 pounds (478 g)
    Wi-Fi model:
  • 0.73 pound (331 g)
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • 0.75 pound (341 g)
    Wi-Fi model:
  • 0.73 pound (331 g)
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • 0.75 pound (341 g)
    Wi-Fi model:
  • 0.68 pound (308 g)
  • Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • 0.69 pound (312 g)
Chip A8X chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor A5 chip
Touch ID
  • Fingerprint
    identity sensor
  • Fingerprint
    identity sensor
Cameras FaceTime HD camera:
  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‐Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
iSight camera:
  • 8MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‐element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
  • Burst mode
FaceTime HD camera:
  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‐Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
iSight camera:
  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‐element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
FaceTime HD camera:
  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‐Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
iSight camera:
  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‐element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
FaceTime HD camera:
  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‐Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
iSight camera:
  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‐element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
FaceTime HD camera:
  • 1.2MP photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi‐Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
iSight camera:
  • 5MP photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five‐element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
Video
Recording (1080p HD)
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Slo-mo video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Time-lapse video
Carriers
Cellular and Wireless Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV‐DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV‐DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV‐DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV‐DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
Wi-Fi model:
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Wi-Fi + Cellular model (AT&T or T-Mobile):
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
Wi-Fi + Cellular model (Verizon or Sprint):
  • Wi‐Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • GSM/EDGE
  • UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/
    DC‐HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
SIM Card
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
Connector Lightning Lightning Lightning Lightning Lightning
Battery Life6
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less. Cellular data plan is sold separately.
  2. Size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. FaceTime calling requires a FaceTime-enabled device for the caller and recipient and a Wi-Fi connection. Availability over a cellular network depends on carrier policies; data charges may apply.
  4. LTE is available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds are based on theoretical throughput and vary based on site conditions. For details on LTE support, contact your carrier and see www.apple.com/ipad/LTE.
  5. Cellular data plan is sold separately. The model you purchase is configured to work with a particular cellular network technology. Check with your carrier for compatibility and cellular data plan availability.
  6. Battery life varies by use and configuration; see www.apple.com/batteries for more information.