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Identifying iPad models

Learn to identify your iPad model.

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iPad Air Late 2013 A1474 16, 32, 64, 128 GB
iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular Late 2013 A1475 16, 32, 64, 128 GB

iPad mini with Retina display

Late 2013 A1489 16, 32, 64, 128 GB

iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular

Late 2013 A1490 16, 32, 64, 128 GB
iPad (4th generation) Late 2012 A1458 16, 32, 64, 128 GB
iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular Late 2012 A1459 16, 32, 64, 128 GB
iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) Late 2012 A1460 16, 32, 64, 128 GB

iPad mini

Late 2012 A1432 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular Late 2012 A1454 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM) Late 2012 A1455 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad (3rd generation) Early 2012 A1416 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular Early 2012 A1430 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (VZ) Early 2012 A1403 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad 2 2011 A1395 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA model) 2011 A1397 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad 2 Wi-Fi +3G (GSM model) 2011 A1396 16, 32, 64 GB
iPad 2010 A1219 16, 32, 64 GB
iPhone 3G front and back iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G) 2010 A1337 16, 32, 64 GB
* You can find the model number on the iPad's back case.

Identifying features

iPad Air

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1474 on the iPad Air Wi-Fi
    • A1475 on the iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • White or black front bezel
  • 9.7-inch Retina display
  • Silver or space gray aluminum housing
  • Lightning connector
  • The nano-SIM tray is on the right side on iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • FaceTime HD and iSight cameras

iPad Air buttons and connectors

iPad mini with Retina display

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1489 on the iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi
    • A1490 on the iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • White or black front bezel
  • 7.9-inch Retina display
  • Silver or space gray aluminum housing
  • Lightning connector
  • The nano-SIM tray is on the left side on iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • FaceTime HD and iSight cameras

iPad mini with Retina display buttons and connectors

iPad (4th generation)

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1458 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi
    • A1459 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    • A1460 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)
  • White or black front bezel
  • 9.7-inch Retina display
  • Lightning connector
  • The micro-SIM tray is on the right side on iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • FaceTime HD and iSight cameras

iPad (4th generation) buttons and connectors

iPad mini

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1432 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi
    • A1454 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular
    • A1455 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)
  • White or black front bezel
  • Silver or slate aluminum housing
  • Lightning connector
  • The nano-SIM tray is on the left side on iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • FaceTime HD and iSight cameras

iPad mini buttons and connectors

iPad (3rd generation)

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1403 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (VZ)
    • A1430 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    • A1416 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi
  • White or black front bezel
  • 30-pin connector
  • The micro-SIM tray is on the right side on iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
  • FaceTime and iSight cameras

iPad 2

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1397 on the iPad 2 (CDMA model)
    • A1396 on the iPad 2 (GSM model)
    • A1395 on the iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
  • White or black front bezel
  • 30-pin connector
  • The micro-SIM tray is on the right side on iPad (GSM model only)
  • FaceTime and rear cameras

iPad

  • The model number on the back cover is:
    • A1337 on the iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G)
    • A1219 on the iPad (Wi-Fi)
  • Black front bezel
  • 30-pin connector
  • Standard SIM tray on the iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G)

iPhone 3GS dimensions

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