The Apple iPad was first released in 2010 and has since become one of the most popular tablet devices on the market. Here is a timeline of the Apple iPad release, from the original to the latest model.

iPad 1

The Apple iPad1 was released in 2010 and was the first tablet device from Apple. It featured a 9.7-inch display, Apple’s A4 processor, and 64GB of storage. The iPad1 was also notable for its support of Apple’s then-new iOS 4 operating system.

Apple iPad 1

iPad 1 image

iPad 1 technical specifications

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

1024 x 768 px

CPU

CPU

ARM Cortex-A8 1core / 1 Ghz

RAM

RAM

256 Mb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64 Gb

Battery

Battery

6667 mAh

iPad 2

Apple iPad 2 was released on March 11, 2011. It is Apple’s second-generation tablet computer and was announced at an Apple event on March 2, 2011. The device features a faster processor, a front-facing camera, and support for Apple’s new Smart Cover accessory.

The iPad 2 offers significantly improved performance over its predecessor, the iPad, and was one of the first tablets to offer features such as a front-facing camera and support for Apple’s new Smart Cover accessory.

Apple iPad 2

iPad 2 image

iPad 2 technical specifications

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

1024 x 768 px

CPU

CPU

ARM Cortex-A9 2core / 1 Ghz

RAM

RAM

512 Mb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64 Gb

Battery

Battery

6944 mAh

iPad 3

The Apple iPad 3 is finally here and it’s packed full of features that are sure to impress. Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect from the latest iPad model:

– A larger, 9.7-inch Retina display that offers stunning visuals at 2048 x 1536 resolution

– An updated A5X processor that provides up to 4x the performance of the previous generation iPad

– An improved 5 megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording capabilities

– Support for 4G LTE networks (in select countries)

– And much more!

Apple iPad 3

iPad 3 image

iPad 3 technical specifications

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

1024 x 768 px

CPU

CPU

ARM Cortex-A9 2core / 1 Ghz

RAM

RAM

1 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64 Gb

Battery

Battery

11560 mAh

iPad 4

The biggest change with the iPad 4 is the addition of the new A6X processor. This gives the iPad 4 up to twice the processing power and graphics performance of its predecessor. Combined with iOS 6, this makes for a seriously powerful tablet.

The iPad 4 also features an upgraded rear-facing camera. It’s now a 5 megapixel iSight camera, which gives you much better photos and 1080p HD video recording. And with Apple’s new Lightning connector, you can easily transfer all your photos and videos to your computer or other devices.

Apple iPad 4

iPad 4 image

iPad 4 technical specifications

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A6X 2 core / 1.4 Ghz

RAM

RAM

1 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64 Gb

Battery

Battery

11560 mAh

iPad mini

The Apple iPad mini was released in late 2012 and features a smaller form factor than the full-size iPad. It has a 7.9-inch screen, compared to the 9.7-inch screen of the regular iPad, and is powered by the same A5 processor as the iPhone 4S. The iPad mini also includes a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and Apple’s new Lightning connector.

Apple iPad mini

iPad mini image

iPad mini technical specifications

Display 7.9"

Display 7.9"

1024 x 768 px

CPU

CPU

ARM Cortex-A9 2 core / 1 Ghz

RAM

RAM

512 Mb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64 Gb

Battery

Battery

4440 mAh

iPad Air

The Apple iPad Air was released on October 22, 2013. It is a thinner and lighter version of the previous iPad model. The iPad Air features a 9.7-inch Retina display, Apple A7 processor, 5MP iSight camera, and support for Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories. It is available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold color options.

Apple iPad Air

iPad Air image

iPad Air technical specifications

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A7 2 core / 1.4 Ghz

RAM

RAM

1 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64, 128 Gb

Battery

Battery

8827 mAh

iPad mini 2

The Apple iPad mini 2 was released on October 22, 2013, and it is a great improvement over the original iPad mini. The biggest change is the addition of the Apple A7 processor, which makes the iPad mini 2 up to 4x faster than its predecessor. Other new features include a better rear-facing camera, support for Apple Pay, and the addition of Touch ID. Overall, the iPad mini 2 is a great update to Apple’s small tablet lineup.

Original image of iPad Mini 2

iPad Mini 2 features

Display 7.9"

Display 7.9"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A7 2 core / 1.4 Ghz

RAM

RAM

1 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64, 128 Gb

Battery

Battery

6471 mAh

iPad Air 2

Apple iPad Air 2 was released on October 16, 2014 and is available in two colors: space gray and silver. The device has a 9.7-inch Retina display and is 20% thinner than the previous generation iPad Air. It is powered by Apple’s A8X chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor. The iPad Air 2 also includes Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint sensor technology.

Some of the other key features of the Apple iPad Air 2 include:

– 8MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording

– FaceTime HD camera

– Apple Pay

– 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO support

– LTE connectivity

– Up to 10 hours of battery life1

The Apple iPad Air 2 is available in three storage capacities: 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB.

iPad Air 2 original image

iPad Air 2 features

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A8X 3 core / 1.5 Ghz

RAM

RAM

2 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64, 128 Gb

Battery

Battery

7340 mAh

iPad Mini 3

The Apple iPad Mini 3 was released on October 16, 2014. The Apple iPad Mini 3 features a 7.9-inch Retina display with 2048×1536 resolution at 326 ppi. It has an A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor.

It also has a 5MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, FaceTime HD camera, and Touch ID. The Apple iPad Mini 3 is available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold. Prices start at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $629 for the 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.

Apple iPad Mini 3 common view

iPad Mini 3 original image

iPad Mini 3 features

Display 7.9"

Display 7.9"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A7 2 core / 1.4 Ghz

RAM

RAM

1 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64, 128 Gb

Battery

Battery

6471 mAh

 iPad Pro

The Apple iPad Pro was released on November 11, 2015, and is currently the largest and most powerful iPad ever made. It features a 12.9-inch Retina display, A9X chip with 64-bit architecture, four speaker audio, Apple Pencil support, and a Smart Keyboard accessory. The device starts at $799 for the 32GB Wi-Fi model, and $1079 for the 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. AppleCare+ for the iPad Pro is available for an additional $99.

The 12.9-inch Retina display on the iPad Pro is Apple’s largest and highest-resolution iPad display yet, with a 2732 x 2048 resolution and 5.6 million pixels. The A9X chip with 64-bit architecture is Apple’s most powerful iPad chip yet, and the four speaker audio system provides twice the sound output of previous iPad models.

iPad Pro original image

iPad Pro features

Display 9.7 / 12.9"

Display 9.7 / 12.9"

Retina

2048×1542 /  2732×2048 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A9X 2 core / 2.26 Ghz

RAM

RAM

4 Gb

Storage

Storage

32, 64, 128, 512 Gb

Battery

Battery

7306 / 10,307 mAh

iPad mini 4

The Apple iPad mini 4 was released in September 2015 and features a 7.9-inch Retina display, A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor, 8MP iSight camera, FaceTime HD camera and Touch ID. The iPad mini 4 is available in silver, gold or space grey.

iPad mini 4 original image

iPad mini 4 features

Display 7.9"

Display 7.9"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A8 2 core / 1.4 Ghz

RAM

RAM

2 Gb

Storage

Storage

16, 32, 64, 128 Gb

Battery

Battery

5124 mAh

iPad 2017

iPad 2017 original image

iPad 2017 features

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A9 2 core / 1.85 Ghz

RAM

RAM

2 Gb

Storage

Storage

32,128 Gb

Battery

Battery

8827 mAh

iPad Pro 2017

Apple iPad Pro 2017 common view

iPad Pro 2017 original image

iPad Pro 2017 features

Display 10.5 / 12.9"

Display 10.5 / 12.9"

Retina

2224×1668 / 2732×2048 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A10X 6 core / 2.38 Ghz

RAM

RAM

4 Gb

Storage

Storage

32,128, 256, 512 Gb

Battery

Battery

8134 / 10,891 mAh

iPad 2018

The Apple iPad 2018 was released on October 30th and offers a few new features compared to its predecessor. Here’s a rundown of what’s new:

– The Apple iPad 2018 is available in two sizes: the standard 9.7-inch model and the new 10.5-inch model.

– The Apple iPad 2018 features a new A10 Fusion chip which offers improved performance compared to the previous A9 chip.

– The Apple iPad 2018 has a higher-resolution Retina display with True Tone technology for better color reproduction.

– The Apple iPad 2018 features upgraded cameras, with a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 7-megapixel front camera.

iPad 2018 original image

iPad 2018 features

Display 9.7"

Display 9.7"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A10 Fusion 4 core / 2.34 Ghz

RAM

RAM

2 Gb

Storage

Storage

32,128 Gb

Battery

Battery

8827 mAh

iPad mini 5

The new iPad mini will have a 7.9-inch retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. It will be powered by Apple’s A12 Bionic processor and will come with 64GB or 256GB of storage. Apple is also introducing a new Apple Pen support feature with the iPad mini 5.

The device is expected to start at $399 for the 64GB WiFi model and $529 for the 256GB WiFi + Cellular model. 

iPad mini 5 original image

iPad mini 5 features

Display 7.9"

Display 7.9"

2048 x 1536 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A12 Bionic 6 core

RAM

RAM

3 Gb

Storage

Storage

64, 256 Gb

Battery

Battery

5124 mAh

iPad Air 2019

The iPad Air 2019 is a pretty impressive piece of hardware. It’s got a powerful A12 Bionic chip, a sleek design, and some great new features. Here are just a few of the things that make the iPad Air 2019 stand out:

– The A12 Bionic chip is faster and more powerful than ever before, making the iPad Air 2019 a great choice for demanding tasks like gaming and video editing.

– The iPad Air 2019 is available in a new 10.5-inch size, making it a great middle ground between the smaller iPad mini and the larger iPad Pro.

– Apple has finally added support for the Apple Pencil, making the iPad Air 2019 a great choice for artists and note-takers.

– The iPad Air 2019 is also compatible with the new Smart Keyboard Folio, making it a great productivity tool.

Оригинальное изображение iPad Air 3 2019

iPad Air 2019 original image

iPad Air 2019 features

Display 10.5"

Display 10.5"

2224 x 1668 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A12 Bionic 6 core

RAM

RAM

3 Gb

Storage

Storage

64,256 Gb

Battery

Battery

8134 mAh

iPad 2019

The Apple iPad 2019 is finally here, and it comes with some new features that are sure to get Apple fans excited. This year’s model comes with a new A12 Bionic chip that gives it a speed boost over the previous year’s model. It also has a larger 10.5-inch Retina display, support for Apple Pencil, and a new Smart Connector that allows it to be used with Apple’s new Smart Keyboard.

Оригинальное изображение iPad 2019

iPad 2019 original image

iPad 2019 features

Display 10.2"

Display 10.2"

2160 x1620 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A10 Fusion 4 core

RAM

RAM

3 Gb

Storage

Storage

32,128 Gb

Battery

Battery

8827 mAh

iPad Pro 2018

Apple is set to release its new iPad Pro 2018 later this year and it promises to be one of the most powerful tablets on the market. The device will come with a new A12X Bionic chip that Apple says will offer up to 35% faster performance than its predecessor, the A10X Fusion chip. Apple is also touting the iPad Pro 2018’s improved display, which it says is the most advanced ever used on an iPad. The company has also added new features like Face ID and a USB-C port. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s new iPad Pro 2018.

Оригинальное изображение iPad Pro 2018

iPad Pro 2018 original image

iPad Pro 2018 features

Display 11 / 12.9"

Display 11 / 12.9"

Retina

 2388 x 1668  / 2732 x 2048 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A12X Bionic 8 core

RAM

RAM

4 Gb

Storage

Storage

64, 256, 512 Гб, 1 Tb

Battery

Battery

7812 / 9720 mAh

iPad Pro 2020

Apple’s iPad Pro has been one of the most popular tablets on the market since its release in 2015. The 2020 version of the iPad Pro is sure to be just as popular, if not more so, thanks to its updated design and features. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s latest tablet release.

The first thing you’ll notice about the 2020 iPad Pro is its new design. Apple has ditched the home button and replaced it with an edge-to-edge display. This makes the iPad Pro look more like a traditional laptop, which is sure to appeal to many users.

In terms of specs, the 2020 iPad Pro sports a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display, Apple’s A12Z Bionic processor, and up to 1TB of storage. It also features four speakers, five microphones, and a new camera system that includes an Ultra Wide camera and a LiDAR scanner.

Оригинальное изображение iPad Pro 2020

iPad Pro 2020 original image

iPad Pro 2020 features

Display 11 / 12.9"

Display 11 / 12.9"

Retina

 2388 x 1668  / 2732 x 2048 px

CPU

CPU

Apple A12 Z Bionic 8 core

RAM

RAM

6 Gb

Storage

Storage

128, 256, 512 Гб, 1 Tb

Battery

Battery

0000 / 0000 mAh

Evgeny Zakharov Author

The author of the article, Evgeny Zakharov, is a regular contributor to the social knowledge sharing service Quora.