iPad 2021
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iPad 2021


The Apple iPad 9th Generation (iPad 2021) is a tablet that was designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2021 as part of the iPad series. The tablet has been introduced on September 14, 2021 and its price started at $329. This generation of iPad features a Six-Core 64-bit 2.66 GHz Apple A13 Bionic processor with Quad-Core graphics, Apple M13 motion coprocessor, 10.2″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone, fingerprint identity Touch ID sensor built into the Home button, Wi-Fi, 64 GB or 256 GB of flash memory, 3 GB of RAM, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual camera system; front 12.0 Mpix FaceTime HD camera with Centre Stage, and rear 8.0 Mpix camera with 1080p video recording capability, Smart Connector accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, digital compass, Lightning port, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and an optional version with GPS, 3G, 4G / LTE data capability.

Today iPad 9th Generation is 33 days old!

iPad 9th Generation – General information

Overview

IntroducedSeptember 14, 2021
ReleasedSeptember 24, 2021
Model IdentifieriPad12,1
iPad12,2
Model NumberA2602
A2603
A2604
A2605
EMC4045
4046
Order NumberMK2L3LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MK2P3LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi)
MK2K3LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MK2N3LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi)
MK673LL/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK6A3LL/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK663LL/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK693LL/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular)
MK493B/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular UK)
MK4H3B/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular UK)
MK473B/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular UK)
MK4E3B/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular UK)
MK613CH/A (64 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MK643CH/A (256 GB Silver Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MK603CH/A (64 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
MK633CH/A (256 GB Space Gray Wi-Fi + Cellular China)
Price$329 (64 GB Wi-Fi)
$479 (256 GB Wi-Fi)
$459 (64 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
$609 (256 GB Wi-Fi + Cellular)
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Weight1.08 – 1.09 Ibs. – 489 – 494 Grams
Dimensions9.8” H x 6.8” W x 0.29″ D
24.9 cm H x 17.27 cm W x 0.73 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorApple A13 Bionic
Processor Speed2.66 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores6 (2 – High-Performance, 4 – High-Efficiency)
CoprocessorApple M13 motion
CachePending

Storage

Storage64 GB
128 GB

Memory

Memory3 GB RAM

Graphics

Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores4

Display

Display10.2″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone
Resolution2160 x 1620
Pixel Density264 ppi
Brightness500 cd/m2
Refresh Rate60 Hz
InputMulti-Touch
Apple Pencil (1st Generation)

Controls

ButtonsVolume + / –
Home
Sleep / Wake up

Sensors

SensorsTouch ID
Ambient light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer

Connections

Networks*UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)

Gigabit-class LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71)
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-channel (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) HT80 with MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
SIM slot*nano-SIM
Apple SIM (eSIM)
Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – Smart Connector
1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
Camera1 – 12 Mpix front FaceTime HD camera with Centre Stage
1 – 8.0 Mpix rear camera
LocationGPS/GNSS*
iBeacon microlocation
Digital compass
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out2 – Stereo Speakers
*Cellular version only

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (8 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
HE-AAC
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3)
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Apple Lossless
AIFF
WAV
Video FormatsH.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC‑LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel 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 per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M‑JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Video Recording Formats1080p HD video recording at 30 fps
Slo‑mo video support for 720p at 120 fps

Software

Original OSiPadOS 15.0
Maximum OSLatest release of iPadOS
Intelligent AssistantSiri
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
System RequirementsmacOS 10.11.6 or later
Windows 10 or later

Power

BatteryPending
Battery CapacityPending
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Power AdapterApple 20W USB-C Power Adapter

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