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How old is my iPad?

Apple first released the iPad over 10 years ago in 2010 and since then there have been 30 iPad models released. iPads are split into 4 different versions and are split further into different generations which were released in different years. This can be slightly confusing and easy to forget which refurbished iPad, version and generation tablet you have and also how old your device actually is. 

When was my iPad released?

Below is the current list of Apple iPads and their release dates along with their model numbers.


iPad 9th Generation (2021) – A2602, A2604, A2603, A2605

iPad 8th Generation (2020) – A2270, A2428, A2429, A2430

iPad 7th Generation (2019) – A2197, A2200, A2198,

iPad 6th Generation (2018) – A1893, A1954

iPad 5th Generation (2017) – A1822, A1823

iPad 4th Generation (2012) – A1458, A1459, A1460

iPad 3rd Generation (2012) – A1416, A1430, A1403

iPad 2 (2011) – A1395, A1396, A1397

iPad (2010) – A1219, A1337

iPad Air:

iPad Air 5th Generation (2022) – A2588, A2589, A2591

iPad Air 4th Generation (2020) – A2316, A2324, A2325, A2072

iPad Air 3rd Generation (2019) – A2152, A2123, A2153, A2154

iPad Air 2 (2014) – A1566, A1567

iPad Air (2013) – A1474, A1475, A1476

iPad Mini:

iPad Mini 6th Generation (2021) – A2567, A2568, A2569

iPad Mini 5th Generation (2019) – A2133, A2124, A2126, A2125

iPad Mini 4 (2015) – A1538, A1550

iPad Mini 3 (2014) – A1599, A1600

iPad Mini 2 (2013) – A1489, A1490, A1491

iPad Mini (2012) – A1432, A1454, A1455

iPad Pro:

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 5th Generation (2021) – A2378, A2461, A2379, A2462

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 4th Generation (2020) – A2229, A2069, A2232, A2233

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 3rd Generation (2018) – A1876, A2014, A1895, A1983

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd Generation (2017) – A1670, A1671, A1821

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 1st Generation (2015) – A1584, A1652

iPad Pro 11-inch 3rd Generation (2021) – A2377, A2459, A2301, A2460

iPad Pro 11-inch 2nd Generation (2020) – A2228, A2068, A2230, A2231

iPad Pro 11-inch (2018) – A1980, A2013, A1934, A1979

iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017) – A1701, A1709, A1852

iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016) – A1673, A1674, A1675

As you can see from the above list, there tends to be multiple iPads released each year so it is often easy to get mixed up with how old your device is.

How old is my iPad?

To find out when your iPad was released, simply open up settings on your tablet, and then select about. This will then bring up all details related to you device and the most important piece in this instance is the model number. Make a note of this model number and then simply either check the number against our list above to see when it was released, or alternatively head over to the Apple website and input the model and this will then bring up all details to your tablet. For example, if an iPad has the model number A1566, checking the above list will show the device is an iPad Air 2 WIFI which was released in 2014.