What iPad Do I Have? Find iPad Model and Generation

How to Identify Different iPad Models and Generations

Did you ever find it difficult to identify which iPad model you have? If the answer’s yes, trust me there are many others like you. While there have been some significant changes in context to performance and features, the outer-appearance of iPads remained more or less similar. This may eventually make it difficult to identify and differentiate between various models. If you are also muddled with questions like, ‘Which iPad model you have?’, ‘How to recognize an iPad model?’ this can be your handy to identify different iPad models and generations.

Look in Settings to Find the iPad Model Number

  1. Open the Setting app from the home screen of your iPad.
  2. Tap on General and go to the About section.Open Settings Tap on General and Then Tap on About on iPad

Here, you will find both the model name and number of your iPad.

Tap on Model Number in iPad Settings
View Model Name and Number on iPad

Just in case your iPad is turned off or can’t be operated, and you want to know your iPad model. Here’s an alternate way.

At the rear-bottom part of your iPad, you’ll notice the model number. It is an alpha-numeric code, starting with ‘A’ followed by a set of numbers. This number won’t just tell you your iPad model, will also tell you if your model is Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Cellular.

View Model Number on Backside of iPad

What Model iPad Do I Have?

As shared in our preceding paragraph, you can quickly learn about the iPad model you own if you have the model number. Here we have created a table sharing dedicated iPad model and version launched to date. Let’s have a look;

Sr. No:iPad Model NameVersionModel Number
1iPad 8th GenerationWi-FiA2270
Wi-Fi + CellularA2428, A2429, A2430
2iPad 7th GenerationWi-FiA2197
Wi-Fi + CellularA2200, A2198
3iPad 6th GenerationWi-FiA1893
Wi-Fi + CellularA1954
4iPad 5th GenerationWi-FiA1822
Wi-Fi + CellularA1823
5iPad 4th GenerationWi-FiA1458
Wi-Fi + CellularA1459
Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)A1460
6iPad 3rd GenerationWi-FiA1416
Wi-Fi + CellularA1430
Wi-Fi + Cellular (VZ)A1403
7iPad 2nd GenerationWi-FiA1395
GSMA1396
CDMAA1397
8

iPad

Wi-FiA1219
Wi-Fi + 3GA1337
9

iPad mini 5th Generation

Wi-FiA2133
Wi-Fi + CellularA2124, A2126
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A2125
10iPad mini 4Wi-FiA1538
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1550
11iPad mini 3Wi-FiA1599
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1600
12iPad mini 2Wi-FiA1489
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1490
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE)A1491
13iPad miniWi-FiA1432
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1454
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)A1455
14iPad Air 3rd GenerationWi-FiA2152
  Wi-Fi + CellularA2123, A2153
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A2154
15iPad Air 2Wi-FiA1566
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1567
16iPad AirWi-FiA1474
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1475
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE)A1476
17iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th Generation)Wi-FiA2229
  Wi-Fi + CellularA2069, A2232
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A2233
18iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd Generation)Wi-FiA2228
  Wi-Fi + CellularA2068, A2230
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A2231
19iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Generation)Wi-FiA1876
  Wi-Fi + CellularA2014, A1895
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A1983
20iPad Pro 11-inchWi-FiA1980
  Wi-Fi + CellularA2013, A1934
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A1979
21iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Generation)Wi-FiA1670
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1671
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A1821
22iPad Pro 10.5-inchWi-FiA1701
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1709
  Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only)A1852
23iPad Pro 9.7-inchWi-FiA1673
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1674, A1675
24iPad Pro 12.9-inchWi-FiA1584
  Wi-Fi + CellularA1652

Now that we know how to locate an iPad’s model number and know the iPad model you are using. Let’s expand our knowledge base a little more and look at their year of launch and their capacity.

List of iPads Release Year and Capacity

iPad Pro Models

  1. iPad Pro 12.9 inch (4th Generation)
    Year: 2020
    Capacity: 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB
  2. iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd Generation)
    Year: 2020
    Capacity: 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB
  3. iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Generation)
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB
  4. iPad Pro 11-inch
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB
  5. iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Generation)
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
  6. iPad Pro 10.5-inch
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
  7. iPad Pro 9.7-inch
    Year: 2016
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
  8. iPad Pro 12.9-inch
    Year of Launch: 2015
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB

iPad Air Models

  1. iPad Air 3rd Generation
    Year: 2019
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB
  2. iPad Air 2
    Year: Late 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  3. iPad Air
    Year: Late 2013 and early 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB

iPad mini Models

  1. iPad mini 5th Generation
    Year: 2019
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB
  2. iPad mini 4
    Year: Late 2015
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  3. iPad mini 3
    Year: Late 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  4. iPad mini 2
    Year: Late 2013 and early 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  5. iPad mini
    Year: Late 2012
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

iPad & iPad 2 Models

  1. iPad 8th Generation
    Year: 2020
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  2. iPad 7th Generation
    Year: 2019
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  3. iPad 6th Generation
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  4. iPad 5th Generation
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  5. iPad 4th Generation
    Year: Late 2012
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  6. iPad 3rd Generation
    Year: Early 2012
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
  7. iPad 2
    Year: 2011
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
  8. iPad
    Year: 2010
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

Before Signing Off

With this write-up, we didn’t just thrive on helping you know your iPad model but also tried to share other details related to it. Which one do you own? If you still have your first iPad with you, secured and working, do let us know in the comment section. Let’s see how close we are to the first iPad model.

In case you want to explore more about iPads, here are few links to help you further.

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