iPad Dimensions – Length, Width, Height and Weight of all iPad Models

Apple has always amazed geeks as well as stylists  from the very beginning with every device launch. This can be attributed to their elegant design, unmatched engineering and the unique goal that Apple and its loyal customers believe in. Apple iPad is no exception and with each upgrade every year the technology is getting better and the sales are reaching even higher thresholds, breaking all the records set by every predecessor. So, in this post we have collected information on iPad Dimensions – Length, Width, Height and Weight of all iPad Models plus some facts as well, to actually help you differentiate between all these awesome gadgets..

iPad 1

The iPad was announced in 2012 on January 27 by the founder of the Apple Company Steve Jobs at a press conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Due to the novelty of this device, people were extremely impressed and the sales proved this later on. A record braking 300,000 iPad’s were sold on the very first day. All in all, Apple sold more than 15 million first-generation iPad’s prior to the launch of the iPad 2. In March 2011 it was discontinued.

The first generation  iPad featured WIFI and had 9.7 inch multi-touch display(250 mm). This display had LED backlighting and scratch resistant coating and the resolution was set at 1024 x 768 pixels with 132ppi.

Weight:

-WiFi model: 1.5 lb (680 g)

– 3G model: 1.6 lb (730 g)

Dimensions: 9.56 x 7.47 x 0.528 inch (243 x 190 x 13.4 mm)

This first model runs iOS 5.1.1 and features a built-in lithium-ion-polymer battery. It is packed with 256 MB of RAM and is available with a choice of storage space ranging from 16, 32 to 64 GB. iPad 1 had also things like accelerometer, ambient light sensor and even magnetometer. Beside its display customers found keys such as home (main one), volume rocker and also rotation lock button pretty hard to press. This tablet was the reference in the whole industry and set the trend for years to come and still does via its new predecessors.

iPad 2

iPad 2 Dimensions - Length, Width, Height and Weight

iPad 2 was presented also by Steve Jobs on 2nd of March 2011. It is about 33% thinner than its predecessor and 15% lighter. Plus of course it has a better processor. Because the battery was so well made it remains unchanged. iPad 2 has a 9.7 in (250 mm) with LED technology plus fingerprint and scratch-resistant coating. It works at a resolution of 1024×768 pixels at 132 ppi giving you crisp clear images.

Weight:

-WiFi model: 1.325 lb (601 g)

-3G model (AT & T type): 1.351 lb (613 g)

-CDMA model (Verizon type): 1.338 lb (607 g)

Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.346 in (240 x 186 x 8.8 mm)

From this model onward Apple has used iOS 6.1. Another novelty with this model was the introduction of front and back camera, meaning users can by now take advantage of different social applications such as Skype. Back camera shoots a 720p HD video with 30fps plus an in-built 5x  digita zoom. The front camera is a 0.3 MP VGA camera. Beside accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer Apple also introduced gyroscope to this device opening the way for a huge number of applications  and amazing games.

iPad 3

iPad 3 Dimensions - Length, Width, Height and Weight

Apple announced its new iPad 3 on 7th of March 7, 2012 this time by Apple CEO Tim Cook. This new iPad had a better processor (dual core Apple A5X) and more RAM memory (1024 Mb DDR II). With the iPad 3 was introduced New jaw dropping Retina Display with an  amazing 2,048 x 1,536 resolution at 264 ppi (over 50% more pixels than a standard 1,920  x 1,080 HDTV).

Weight:

-WiFi model: 1.44 lb (650 g)

-LTE model: 1.46 lb (660 g)

Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in (240 x 186 x 9.4 mm)

This model features a better 1080p HD back camera with 5MP, 30fps and 5X digital zoom. Owners can now use iPad instead of a big digital camera to produce the same high quality pictures – this is yet another plus to the versatility of such kind of device. Front camera is the same as previous model (VGA, 0.3MP). For the first time in an iPad Apple introduced Bluetooth 4.0 thus enhancing its connectivity. Sadly though, on 23rd of October 2012 exactly  its replacement, iPad 4 was announced.

iPad 4

iPad 4 Dimensions - Length, Width, Height and Weight

The 4th generation iPad was announced by Apple on October 23rd 2012. It is the most recent in 9.7 inch iPad version. The display is also Retina with a huge resolution of 2048 x 536 pixels at 264 ppi. This new iPad retained the size 9.7 inches display size(250 mm) and also the LED back-lighting technology, plus fingerprint and scratch resistant coating. Random Access Memory is also the same: 1024 MB DDR II. The 4th generation iPad has the fastest processor, called Apple A6X. CPU features a 1.4 GHz dual core.

On January 29, 2013, Apple announced iPad 4 with 128 GB of storage space – the biggest yet in an iPad (there are 3 other models available: 16, 32 and 64 GB storage space).

Weight:

-WiFi model: 1.44 lb (650 g)

-LTE model: 1.46 lb (660 g)

Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in (240 x 186 x 9.4 mm)

In this model they also improved the front camera, taking it to an efficient 1.2 MP still, 720p video. Operating System remains the same though, iOS 6.1.

iPad mini

iPad Mini Dimensions - Length, Width, Height and Weight

On 23rd of October 2012 Apple announced a mildly controversial tablet, iPad Mini. While all the producers went for bigger size displays, Apple turned the game around and went smaller with this new device. The display of iPad Mini measures 7.9 inches (200 mm). It is also a multi-touch display using the same LED technology (the resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels at 163 ppi). But consumers appreciated this new device and sales went up. It seems the portability given by the size and weight of this tablet made it a winner among its mundane competitors.

Weight:

-WiFi model: 0.68 lb (310 g)

-LTE model: 0.69 lb (310 g)

Dimensions: 7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 inch (200 x 130 x 7.1 mm)

iPad Mini uses the iOS 6.1 and the same type of built in lithium-ion polymer battery. This device is somehow similar to iPad 2 but is 53% lighter and thinner (7.1 mm vs. 8.8 mm)

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