What iPad Do I Have? Find iPad Model and Generation

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 Name Version Model Number
1 iPad 8th Generation Wi-Fi A2270
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2428, A2429, A2430
2 iPad 7th Generation Wi-Fi A2197
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2200, A2198
3 iPad 6th Generation Wi-Fi A1893
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1954
4 iPad 5th Generation Wi-Fi A1822
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1823
5 iPad 4th Generation Wi-Fi A1458
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1459
Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) A1460
6 iPad 3rd Generation Wi-Fi A1416
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1430
Wi-Fi + Cellular (VZ) A1403
7 iPad 2nd Generation Wi-Fi A1395
GSM A1396
CDMA A1397
8

iPad

Wi-Fi A1219
Wi-Fi + 3G A1337
9

iPad mini 5th Generation

Wi-Fi A2133
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2124, A2126
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A2125
10 iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi A1538
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1550
11 iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi A1599
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1600
12 iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi A1489
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1490
Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE) A1491
13 iPad mini Wi-Fi A1432
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1454
Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) A1455
14 iPad Air 3rd Generation Wi-Fi A2152
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2123, A2153
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A2154
15 iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi A1566
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1567
16 iPad Air Wi-Fi A1474
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1475
Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE) A1476
17 iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th Generation) Wi-Fi A2229
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2069, A2232
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A2233
18 iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd Generation) Wi-Fi A2228
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2068, A2230
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A2231
19 iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Generation) Wi-Fi A1876
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2014, A1895
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A1983
20 iPad Pro 11-inch Wi-Fi A1980
Wi-Fi + Cellular A2013, A1934
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A1979
21 iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Generation) Wi-Fi A1670
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1671
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A1821
22 iPad Pro 10.5-inch Wi-Fi A1701
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1709
Wi-Fi + Cellular (Mainland China Only) A1852
23 iPad Pro 9.7-inch Wi-Fi A1673
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1674, A1675
24 iPad Pro 12.9-inch Wi-Fi A1584
Wi-Fi + Cellular A1652

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
  1. iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd Generation)
    Year: 2020
    Capacity: 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB
  1. iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd Generation)
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB
  1. iPad Pro 11-inch
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, 1TB
  1. iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Generation)
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
  1. iPad Pro 10.5-inch
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
  1. iPad Pro 9.7-inch
    Year: 2016
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
  1. 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
  1. iPad Air 2
    Year: Late 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  1. 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
  1. iPad mini 4
    Year: Late 2015
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad mini 3
    Year: Late 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad mini 2
    Year: Late 2013 and early 2014
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  1. 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
  1. iPad 7th Generation
    Year: 2019
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad 6th Generation
    Year: 2018
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad 5th Generation
    Year: 2017
    Capacity: 32 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad 4th Generation
    Year: Late 2012
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB
  1. iPad 3rd Generation
    Year: Early 2012
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
  1. iPad 2
    Year: 2011
    Capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
  1. 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.

Mayank is a published author and a tech-blogger with over ten years of writing experience for various domains and industries. At iGeeks, he mostly writes about blogs that solve user-problems and guide them on unleashing the full potential of their Apple Device. He can often be found with his headphones on, typing to the rhythm of some country song.