Everything You Need to know About iPad Dimensions

A complete information and Facts about iPad Dimensions and Specifications

Everything You Need to know About iPad Dimensions

Apple and Steve Jobs have always amazed the world from the very beginning with their every device launch year by year, one can say. This is because of stylish and graceful designs, very different engineering, and their unique goal that Apple and remaining of the world believe in.

iPad is one of the exceptional devices released on April 3, 2010. There is an upgrade every year and technology is getting better and better, due to which, sales are increasing with the high threshold, breaking all the records of the predecessor. An iPad can take photos, make videos, play music, and perform different internet functions.

So, in this post, we tried the collect all the information like ‘iPad Dimensions’ and ‘ other specifications. Length, width, height and weight properties of all the iPad models, as well as some facts, are written right below to help you make the difference between all of the models. 

iPad 1 Dimensions:

At the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, the founder of the Apple company Steve Jobs announced this iPad 1 on January 27, 2012.  People were extremely amazed and impressed by this product due to novelty and later on, sales proved that.

iPad 1 image


A record-breaking of about three hundred thousand iPads were sold on the first day and this was extraordinary. Apple sold about 15 million iPads before iPad 2 and discontinued in 2011.

This was the first generation iPad with WiFi and had a 9.7-inch display with multi-touch. This display was 250mm and had LED backlight with the scratch resistant coating. The resolution was 1024 x 768 pixels with 132 PPI.  


3G Model: 1.6 lb ( 730 g ) WiFi Model: 1.5 lb ( 680 g )


iPad Dimensions:

9.56 x 7.47 x 0.528 inches ( 243 x 190 x 13.4 mm )


The operating system of iPad 1 is iOS 5.1.1 and it has a built-in lithium-ion-polymer battery.  Ram is 256 MB and available in different storage ranging from 16, 32and 64 GB. It also has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and magnetometer.

It has a display with a home which is the main one, volume rocker and rotation lock button which is pretty hard to press. This tablet was the revolution in the whole industry.

iPad 2 Dimensions:

iPad 2 image

This tablet was presented on March 2, 2011, by Steve  Jobs, which is 33% thinner and 15% lighter than its predecessor. This tablet has a better processor too. iPad 2 has a 9.7-inch display with LED technology with fingerprint and scratch resistant coating. Its resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels at 132 PPI which gives you clear images. 


WiFi Model:  1.325 lb (601 g)
3G  Model (AT & T) : 1.351 lb (613g)
CDMA Model (Verizon type): 1.338 lb (607 g)


iPad Dimensions:

9.5 x 7.31 x 0.346 inches (240 x 186 x 8.8 mm)


This iPad has operating system iOS 6.1. In this model, the front and back camera was introduced, so users can take advantage of apps like Skype. The back camera can shoot 720  HD video with 30fps  and with 5x zoom.

The front camera has 0.3 MP VGA. Gyroscope was added with the accelerometer, light sensor, and magnetometer. This device opened the way for a huge number of applications and games with amazing graphics. 

iPad 3 Dimensions:

ipad 3 image

This iPad was announced on March 7, 2012, but this time CEO was Tim Cook. Steve Jobs remains CEO till 2011.  This iPad had a dual-core Apple A5X processor and more Ram of 1024 MB DDR ll.

In this model, there was the introduction of Jaw dropping Retina Display with amazing 2048 x 1536 resolution at 264 PPI with 50% more pixel density than a standard 1920 x 1080 HDTV.


WiFi Model: 1.44 lb (650 g)
LTE Model : 1.46 lb (660 g )



9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches (240 x 186 x 9.4 mm)


This iPad has a 1080p HD back camera with 5MP and 30fps with 5x zoom. Users can use iPad instead of Digital Camera to produce the same quality picture.  https://itechofficial.com/reboot-frozen-ipad-fixed/

The front camera has 0.3 MP VGA. In this model, the first time Apple introduced BLUETOOTH 4.0 by enhancing connectivity in this iPad. But in the same year, iPad 4 was introduced.

It also helps to increase your productivity levels as well.

iPad 4 Dimensions:

iPad 4 image

This 4th generation iPad was announced on March 23, 2012, by Tim Cook, the same year, iPad 3 was introduced. With a 9.7-inch display, this iPad has the Retina with a huge resolution of 2048 x 536 pixels at 264 PPI. This one has a LED back-lighting technology with fingerprint and scratch resistant coating. Ram was same as in iPad 3 with 1024 MB DDR ll.

This iPad has the A6X fastest processor at that time. CPU has 1.4 GHz dual-core technology. Later on, on January 29, 2013, Apple introduced iPad 4 with 128 GB of storage space.

iPad Dimensions:

9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches ( 240 x 186 x 9.4 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.44 lb (650 g)
LTE Model : 1.46 lb (660 g )


This model was efficient with 1.2 MP still, 720p video. The operating system was the same as was in the previous model ( iOS 6.1 ).

iPad Mini Dimensions:

iPad Mini Image

Apple introduced a controversial tablet, iPad Mini on October 23, 2012. Others went for bigger sizes, while Apple turned for a small display.  This iPad has a small display of 7.9-inches (200mm).

It was a multi-touch display using the same LED technology with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels at 163 PPI. Users liked this device and sales went up and up. Among competitors, this was quite an innovation.

iPad Dimensions:

7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 inches ( 200 x 130 x 7.1 mm )



WiFi Model: 0.68 lb (310 g )
LTE Model: 0.69 lb ( 310 g )


iPad Mini uses the same operating system of iOS 6.1 as the previous models used. The battery was a built-in lithium-ion polymer. This iPad was almost the same as iPad 2 but was 53 percent thinner and lighter.

iPad Mini 2 Dimensions:

This Model was introduced on November 12, 2013, and this was quite an improvement over previous iPad Mini and people started to compare it with iPad Air in terms of performance.

This iPad has an A7 processor which makes it much more powerful than previous models. Its price was also $100 less than full-sized iPad. 

iPad Dimensions:

7.9 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches ( 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm )



WiFi Model: 0.730 lb , 331 g
WiFi + Cellular :  0.752 lb , 341 g


Its sales were up due to the beautiful display with a 326 PPI and resolution bumps from 768 x 1028 to 1536 x 2048 pixels.

 iPad Air (5th Generation) Dimensions:

This iPad was released on November 1, 2013, which combines the design of iPad Mini and full-sized iPad, so users started to recognize it with the best-handled device. It has a 64-bit processor.

This iPad made a mark as a update from previous iPads. 

iPad Dimensions: 

9.4 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches ( 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.034 lb , 469 g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 1.054 lb , 478 g 


This was a different piece due to its weight, which was lower than the other models and it was 0.44 pounds, so it was called iPad Air. 

iPad Mini 3 ( 3rd Generation ) Dimensions:

This 3rd generation iPad was released on October 22, 2014. This iPad was a minor update from Mini 2, which means display, design, and performance was almost the same. The only difference was touch ID that can unlock your iPad, apps, and payments etc. 

iPad Dimensions:

7.9 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches ( 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm )



WiFi: 0.73 lb , 331 g
WiFi Cellular: 0.75 lb, 341g


Touch ID is quite an effective tool and more logical by considering that you need it a hundred times a day.

iPad Air 2 ( 6th Generation ) Dimensions:

iPad Air 2 image

iPad Air 2 was released alongside iPad Mini 3 on October 22, 2014. This model was an upgrade version in terms of performance. In this iPad, the first triple-core processor was used, making it faster than the other iPads. 1 GB Ram extra was also included to run apps and games smoothly.

iPad Dimensions:

9.4 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches ( 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm )



WiFi: 0.963 lb, 437 g
WiFi + Cellular: 0.979 lb , 444 g


It has Touch ID and A8 processor. This iPad is ultra light and thin but more powerful and best mid-sized iPad.

iPad Mini 4

This iPad was also released alongside iPad Pro on September 9, 2015. This iPad was much better than iPad Mini 3 because of its features. A user can get iPad Mini 4 and get access to the power of iPad Air on a small-sized iPad.

iPad Dimensions:

8.00 x 5.31 x 0.24 inches ( 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm )



WiFi Model:  0.659 lb , 298.8 g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 0.670 lb , 304 g


iPad Mini 4 was a powerful little beast because of the bump in hardware. Multitasking was also a beautiful feature through the latest iOS.

12.9-inch iPad Pro

iPad 12.9-inch Pro image

iPad Pro is a remarkable device like no other iPad in general. It has a great 12.9-inch display which makes iPad Mini a very small looking tablet. One of the talkative things was that it has an A9X processor, which improves the processing power by twice the processing power of iPad Air 2. 

iPad Dimensions:

12.04 x 8.69 x 0.27 inches ( 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.5 lb , 713 g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 1.57 lb , 723 g


Besides the powerful hardware and big screen, iPad has also an Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard which makes it compatible with some laptops. 

9.7-inch iPad Pro

This tablet was released on March 31, 2016. This iPad was a smaller version of 12.9-inch iPad Pro. There were a bunch of features, that makes this device a unique one. This iPad beats the earlier versions.

This iPad has a 12 MP camera that is compatible with live photos. This iPad has also an Apple Pencil that helps you draw better while Smart Keyboard is very productive and makes it compatible with some Laptops.

iPad Dimensions:

9.4 x 6.6 x 0.24 inches



WiFi Model: 0.96 lb , 436 g
WiFi + Cellular Model:  0.98 lb, 448 g


iPad 2017

iPad 2017 image

People were waiting for iPad Air 3 but Apple launched a much stable device on March 24, 2017, called iPad 2017 (some called it Apple iPad). This version of iPad was very similar to iPad Air 2 but there were some changes like the addition of 0.05-inch thickness on the downside.   

iPad Dimensions:

9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches ( 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.03 lb , 469 g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 1.05 lb , 478 g


One can not be able to tell the difference between iPad Air 2 and IPad 2017, the same cannot be said for its price ( $349 ).

10.5-inch iPad Pro Dimensions:

iPad 10.5 inch image

In this iPad, length was extended by 1/2 inch, while the display was 10.5-inch. This was due to a minimal bezel which makes it quite a beautiful gadget.  Its performance and power were same as 12.9-inch iPad Pro. 

iPad Dimensions:

9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches ( 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.03 lb , 469 g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 1.05 lb , 477 g


12.9-inch iPad Pro Dimensions:

In this iPad, display of Pro iPad was changed from 9.7-inch to 12.9-inch. This display is good enough for showing movies and games look fantastic. The new display works at 120 Hz to provide smoother graphics. It also has a 12 MP back camera.

iPad Dimensions:

12 x 8.68 x 0.27 inches ( 305.7 x 220.6 x 6.9 mm )



WiFi Model: 1.49 lb , 677g
WiFi + Cellular Model: 1.53 lb , 692g


It is one of the best iPads available in the market right now. No doubt,  in future, there will be a lot of advanced technological modifications,  but this iPad is best available now.

Apple iPad Pro 2018 is upcoming tablet, there is a lot to discuss about it and the team of iTechOfficial will publish an article in the future.

Noman Shabbir

Studying Computer Sciences at Government College University Faisalabad, Noman Shabbir is Web Developer and Web Designer with professional skills of C++ and Java programming and having researches in Artificial Intelligence. He has some leading qualities with consistency and improvisation.

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