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iPad

(1) See also iPod (Apple's music player).

(2) A very popular tablet from Apple, introduced in April 2010. The iPad's iOS operating system and user interface are like the iPod touch and iPhone; however, because of the larger screen, iPads are able to replace a laptop for many purposes. All models come with Wi-Fi, and cellular access is optional. Designed for Web browsing, email, e-book reading and entertainment, flash-based storage is available from 32GB to 1TB, depending on model (see table below).

iPad Pro
The Pro models are the top of the line, which debuted initially as a single 12.9" tablet in 2015. Several smaller screens came out later (see iPad Pro).

iPad Air
The 5th-generation iPad was renamed "iPad Air," to reflect its one-pound weight. No longer available, subsequent iPads also became lightweight (see iPad Air).

Hundreds of Thousands of iPhone Apps
Apps written for the iPad take advantage of the larger screen, but the iPad runs most iPhone apps intact and can display them at twice their original size. See iPad mini, iPad 2, New iPad, iPad with Retina Display, tablet and iPed.


Another Apple Best Seller
Prior to the iPad, tablets had come and gone, but like the iPhone, the iPad "upset the Apple cart" once again. Today, iPads are mainstream, along with Android and Windows tablets. (Image courtesy of Apple Inc.)




CURRENT MODELSWeight  Max.Gen (Year) Resolution (lbs) Storage CPU12.9" iPad Pro
 3  (2018)  2732x2048  1.39   1TB   A12X

 11" iPad Pro
 1  (2018)  2388x1668  1.03   1TB   A12X

 10.5" iPad Pro
 1  (2017)  2224x1668  1.03  512GB  A10X

 9.7" iPad
 5  (2017)  2048x1536  1.03  128GB  A10

 7.9" mini
 4  (2015)  2048x1536   .65  128GB  A8


 DISCONTINUED MODELS12.9" iPad Pro
 2  (2017)  2732x2048  1.49
 1  (2015)  2732x2048  1.57

 9.7" iPad Pro
 1  (2016)  2048x1536   .96

 9.7" iPad
 4  (2012)  2048x1536  1.44
 3  (2012)  2048x1536  1.44 "New iPad"
 2  (2011)  1024x768   1.33
 1  (2010)  1024x768   1.50

 9.7" iPad Air
 2  (2014)  2048x1536   .96
 1  (2013)  2048x1536  1.00

 7.9" mini
 3  (2014)  2048x1536   .73
 2  (2013)  2048x1536   .73
 1  (2012)  1024x768    .69
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