iPad 2012


The Apple iPad 4th Generation is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2014 as part of the iPad series. The tablet has been introduced on October 23, 2012, and its price started at $499.

The fourth-generation of iPad features a Dual-Core 1.4 GHz Apple A6X processor with Quad-Core graphics, 1 GB of RAM, 9.7″ high-resolution Retina multi-touch widescreen LCD IPS Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB or 128 GB of flash memory, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual camera system; front 1.2 Mpix FaceTime HD camera, and rear 5.0 Mpix camera with 1080p video recording capability, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, digital compass, Lightning port, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and an optional version with GPS, and 4G / LTE data capability.

This iPad has been discontinued on October 16, 2014, and has been replaced by the iPad Air.

Today iPad 4th Generation is 9 years old!

iPad 4th Generation
Source: apple.com – iPad 4th Generation

iPad 4th Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 23, 2012
ReleasedNovember 2, 2012 *1
November 27, 2012 *2
December 6, 2012 *3
December 7, 2012 *4
December 9, 2012 *5
December 12, 2012 *6
December 14, 2012 *7
December 21, 2012 *8
DiscontinuedOctober 16, 2014
Model IdentifieriPad3,6
iPad3,5
Model NumberA1458
A1459
A1460
EMC2604
2605
2606
Order NumberMD510LL/A (16 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD513LL/A (16 GB White Wi-Fi)
MD511LL/A (32 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD514LL/A (32 GB White Wi-Fi)
MD512LL/A (64 GB Black Wi-Fi)
MD515LL/A (64 GB White Wi-Fi)
ME392LL/A (128 GB Black Wi-Fi)
ME393LL/A (128 GB White Wi-Fi)
MD516LL/A (16 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD519LL/A (16 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD517LL/A (32 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD520LL/A (32 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD518LL/A (64 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MD521LL/A (64 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ME400LL/A (128 GB Black Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ME401LL/A (128 GB White Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ME195LL/A (16 GB Black Sprint)
MD522LL/A (16 GB Black Verizon)
ME196LL/A (32 GB Black Sprint)
MD523LL/A (32 GB Black Verizon)
ME197LL/A (64 GB Black Sprint)
MD524LL/A (64 GB Black Verizon)
ME410LL/A (128 GB Black Sprint)
ME406LL/A (128 GB Black Verizon)
ME198LL/A (16 GB White Sprint)
MD525LL/A (16 GB White Verizon)
ME199LL/A (32 GB White Sprint)
MD526LL/A (32 GB White Verizon)
ME200LL/A (64 GB White Sprint)
MD527LL/A (64 GB White Verizon)
ME411LL/A (128 GB White Sprint)
ME407LL/A (128 GB White Verizon)
Original Price$499 (16 GB Wi-Fi)
$599 (32 GB Wi-Fi)
$699 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$799 (128 GB Wi-Fi)
$629 (16 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$729 (32 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$829 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$929 (128 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsBlack
White
Weight1.44 – 1.46 Ibs. – 653 – 662 Grams
Dimensions9.5” H x 7.31” W x 0.37″ D
24.13 cm H x 18.56 cm W x 0.93 cm D
*1 Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States.
*2 Israel.
*3 Colombia.
*4 China, Malaysia, South Africa.
*5 India.
*6 United Arab Emirates.
*7 Brazil, Russia, Taiwan.
*8 Philippines.

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple A6X
Processor Speed1.4 GHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache32 KB L1
1 MB L2

Storage

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Memory

Memory1 GB LPDDR2

Graphics

Graphics CardPowerVR SGX554MP4
Number of Cores4

Display

Display9.7″ Retina widescreen LCD IPS Display
Resolution2048 x 1536
Pixel Density264 ppi
InputMulti-Touch

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up
Silence / Rotation

Sensors

SensorsAmbient light
Accelerometer
Three-axis gyroscope

Connections

Networks4G LTE (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 13, 17, 25)*
UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)*
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)*
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)**
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
SIM slotmicro-SIM*
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 1.2 Mpix front FaceTime HD camera
1 – 5.0 Mpix rear camera
LocationAssisted GPS*/**
GLONASS*/**
Digital compass
Audio InMicrophone
Audio OutMono Speaker
*Wi-Fi + Cellular version only
**Wi-Fi + Cellular CDMA version only

Media

Audio FormatsHE-AAC (V1 and V2)
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Software

Original OSiOS 6.0.1
Maximum OSiOS 10.3.3 (Wi-Fi version)
iOS 10.3.4 (Wi-Fi + Cellular version)
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later

Power

Battery42.5 W Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer
Battery Capacity11560 mAh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 12W USB Power Adapter

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