The evolution of the iPad

By Kirstin Buick
23 October 2013

In the beginning, there was the original iPad – and now, 5 models later, Apple unveils the iPad Air. But, aside from the price, is there any difference between this device and its predecessors? Let’s compare the basics.

In the beginning, there was the original iPad – and now, 5 models later, Apple unveils the iPad Air. But, aside from the price, is there any difference between this device and its predecessors? Let’s compare the basics: IPAD

Released: March 2010

Screen: 24,28 cm x 18,97 cm x  1,27 cm Weight: 0,68 kg (Wi-Fi model) and 0,73 kg (Wi-Fi and 3G model) Display: 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch Camera: None Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Battery: 10 hours

IPAD 2

Released: March 2011

Screen: 24,13 cm x 18,57cm x 0,86 cm

Weight: 0,60 kg (Wi-Fi model) and 0,61kg (Wi-Fi and 3G model) Display: 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch Camera: Two cameras. Back camera could reach 720 pixels, and the front camera is "VGA-quality" for video and still photos Storage: 16GB Battery: 10 hours, 9 hours on cellular network 3rd GENERATION IPAD

Released: March 2012

Screen: 24,13 cm x 18,57 cm  x 0.94 cm Weight: 0,63 kg Display: 2048-by-1536 pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch Camera: 5 megapixel back camera and 1080 HD video Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Battery: 10 hours, 9 hours on 4G

IPAD 4TH GENERATION 

Released: November 2012

Screen: 24,13 cm x 18,57 cm  x 0.94 cm

Weight: 0,63 kg Display: 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch Camera: 5 megapixel back camera, 1.2 megapixel front camera with 720 pixels for  video Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB Battery: 10 hours, 9 hours on cellular network

IPAD MINI

Released: November 2012

Screen: 19,99 cm x 13,4 cm x .0,71 cm

Weight: 0,31 kg (Wi-Fi model) and 0,312 kg (Wi-Fi and 3G model) Display: 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch Camera: 5 megapixel back camera, 1.2 megapixel front camera with 720 pixels for video Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB Battery: 10 hours, 9 hours on cellular network IPAD AIR 

Released: November 2013

Screen: 24cm  x 16,9 cm x .0,75 cm

Weight: 0,469 kg (Wi-Fi model) 0,48 kg (Wi-Fi and 3G model)

Display: 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch

Camera: 5 megapixel back camera, 1.2 megapixel front camera with 720 pixels for video

Storage: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB

Battery: 10 hours, 9 hours on cellular network

 -KIRSTIN BUICK

Sources: apple.com; boston.com

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