Cellular Get cellular coverage anytime you need it. Straight from your iPad.

Choosing an iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular means that you can stay connected when you’re away from Wi-Fi.footnote1 Finish a presentation on your commute, stream a video from the park or stay in touch with home while travelling abroad. You don’t even have to sign up for a monthly plan. Just choose the option that’s right for you, straight from your iPad.

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Options for travelling abroad.

Options for travelling abroad.

When you travel abroad, you can choose a plan from a local carrier or from a pay-as-you-go provider in more than 180 countries and regions. You can also install a local carrier SIM if that’s a better solution for you.

How cellular data works with your iPad.

Cellular capabilities come pre-installed in some Wi-Fi + Cellular models in some countries and are embedded in other Wi-Fi + Cellular models. They’re also available for purchase at most Apple Store locations.footnote2

iPad Model
eSIM
Supports Apple SIM
Apple SIM Embedded
11-inch iPad Pro
Supported
Not Supported
Not Supported
12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd gen.)
Supported
Not Supported
Not Supported
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen.)
Not Supported
Not Supported
Supported
12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st gen.)
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported
10.5-inch iPad Pro
Not Supported
Not Supported
Supported
9.7-inch iPad Pro
Not Supported
Not Supported
Supported
iPad (6th gen.)
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported
iPad (5th gen.)
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported
iPad Air 2
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported
iPad mini 4
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported
iPad mini 3
Not Supported
Supported
Not Supported

eSIM and Apple SIM Coverage

You can choose cellular data plans from selected carriers in more than 180 countries and regions around the world.

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