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The power and portability of iPad unlock possibilities that will change the way you do the things you love. Whether your passion lies in travel, home decorating or running a small business, there are built-in features and more than 800,000 apps designed to help you bring that capability wherever you bring your iPad. Each model features a gorgeous Retina display, front- and rear-facing cameras for stunning photos and HD videos, 64-bit desktop-class architecture, and the advanced features of iOS 8. Choose up to 128GB of storage to load up on music, movies, apps and photos.1 And when you select a Wi-Fi + Cellular model, you can bring the potential to do amazing things almost anywhere you go.

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Capacity and Price1

Wi-Fi:

16GB
NZ$749 RRP
64GB
NZ$899 RRP
128GB
NZ$1,049 RRP

Wi-Fi:

16GB
NZ$599 RRP
32GB
NZ$669 RRP

Wi-Fi:

16GB
NZ$599 RRP
64GB
NZ$749 RRP
128GB
NZ$899 RRP

Wi-Fi:

16GB
NZ$449 RRP
32GB
NZ$519 RRP

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

16GB
NZ$949 RRP
64GB
NZ$1,099 RRP
128GB
NZ$1,249 RRP

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

16GB
NZ$799 RRP
32GB
NZ$869 RRP

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

16GB
NZ$799 RRP
64GB
NZ$949 RRP
128GB
NZ$1,099 RRP

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

16GB
NZ$649 RRP
32GB
NZ$719 RRP
Display
  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Fully laminated display
  • Antireflective coating
  • Retina display
  • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Retina display
  • 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Retina display
  • 7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Dimensions2
Height:
240 mm
(9.4 inches)
Width:
169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
Depth:
6.1 mm (0.24 inch)
Height:
240 mm
(9.4 inches)
Width:
169.5 mm (6.6 inches)
Depth:
7.5 mm (0.29 inch)
Height:
200 mm
(7.87 inches)
Width:
134.7 mm (5.3 inches)
Depth:
7.5 mm (0.29 inch)
Height:
200 mm
(7.87 inches)
Width:
134.7 mm (5.3 inches)
Depth:
7.5 mm (0.29 inch)
Weight2
Wi-Fi:
437 g (0.96 pound)
Wi-Fi + Cellular:
444 g (0.98 pound)
Wi-Fi:
469 g (1 pound)
Wi-Fi + Cellular:
478 g (1.05 pounds)
Wi-Fi:
331 g (0.73 pound)
Wi-Fi + Cellular:
341 g (0.75 pound)
Wi-Fi:
331 g (0.73 pound)
Wi-Fi + Cellular:
341 g (0.75 pound)
Chip

A8X chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor

A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor

A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor

A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor

Touch ID
  • Fingerprint identity sensor
  • Fingerprint identity sensor
Cameras

FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

FaceTime HD camera:

  • 1.2-megapixel photos
  • 720p HD video
  • FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi or cellular3
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination

iSight camera:

  • 8-megapixel photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
  • Burst mode

iSight camera:

  • 5-megapixel photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama

iSight camera:

  • 5-megapixel photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama

iSight camera:

  • 5-megapixel photos
  • Autofocus
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • HDR photos
  • Panorama
Video Recording (1080p HD)
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Slow-motion video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
  • Tap to focus while recording
  • Video stabilisation
  • Face detection
  • Backside illumination
  • 3x video zoom
  • Time-lapse video
Cellular and Wireless

Wi-Fi:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5

Wi-Fi:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5

Wi-Fi:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5

Wi-Fi:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology

Wi‑Fi + Cellular:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • UMTS/HSPA/​HSPA+/​DC-HSDPA
  • LTE4
  • Data only5
SIM Card
  • Nano-SIM
  • (Supports Apple SIM)
  • Nano-SIM
  • Nano-SIM
  • (Supports Apple SIM)
  • Nano-SIM
Connector
  • Lightning
  • Lightning
  • Lightning
  • Lightning
Battery Life6
  • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
  • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using a cellular data network
  • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Sensors
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Touch ID
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor