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iPad chip list

Curious what chip Apple has put in its iPads over the years or what A or M-series is in your current iPad? What about the chip used in the original iPad? Read along for a look at the complete iPad chip list for what comes in every model going back to 2010.

Apple puts most of its focus on what its devices can do rather than the detailed specs powering them. But a big part of that is making its own SoC (system on chip) for its iPads (and iPhones) that are fine-tuned to work as powerfully and efficiently as possible with iPadOS and iOS.

All of that really took off with iPhone and led to A-series chips in iPad then M-series Apple Silicon making its way to Mac and iPad.

We’ve also got lists on iPhone chips, battery specs, iPad RAM, and more:

Ok, here’s the full iPad chip list as we wait for the M3 iPads to arrive 😁

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iPad Pro 12.9″ 6th gen chip?

Apple Silicon M2 – CPU 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.5 GHz; GPU 10 cores

iPad Pro 11″ 4th gen chip?

Apple Silicon M2 – CPU 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.5 GHz; GPU 10 cores

iPad Pro 12.9″ 5th gen chip?

Apple Silicon M1 – CPU 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.2 GHz; GPU 8 cores

iPad Pro 11″ 3rd gen chip?

Apple Silicon M1– CPU 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.2 GHz; GPU 8 cores

iPad Air 5th gen chip?

Apple Silicon M1– CPU 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.2 GHz; GPU 8 cores

iPad mini 6th gen chip?

A15 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.2 GHz

iPad 9th gen chip?

A13 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.66 GHz

iPad Air 4th gen chip?

A14 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 3.0 GHz

iPad 8th gen chip?

A12 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad Pro 12.9″ 4th gen chip?

A12Z Bionic – 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad Pro 11″ 2nd gen chip?

A12Z Bionic – 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad 7th gen chip?

A10 Fusion – 4 cores: 2 performance, 2 efficiency, 2.3 GHz

iPad mini 5th gen chip?

A12 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad Air 3rd gen chip?

A12 Bionic – 6 cores: 2 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad Pro 12.9″ 3rd gen chip?

A12X Bionic – 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad Pro 11″ chip?

A12X Bionic – 8 cores: 4 performance, 4 efficiency, 2.5 GHz

iPad 6th gen chip?

A10 Fusion – 4 cores: 2 performance, 2 efficiency, 2.3 GHz

iPad Pro 12.9″ 2nd gen chip?

A10X Fusion – 6 cores: 3 performance, 3 efficiency, 2.3 GHz

iPad Pro 10.5″ gen chip?

A10X Fusion – 6 cores: 3 performance, 3 efficiency, 2.3 GHz

iPad 5th gen chip?

A9 – 2 cores: 1.85 GHz

iPad Pro 9.7″ chip?

A9X – 2 cores: 2.16 GHz

iPad Pro 12.9″ chip?

A9X – 2 cores: 2.26 GHz

iPad mini 3rd gen chip?

A8 – 2 cores: 1.5 GHz

iPad Air 2nd gen chip?

A8X – 3 cores: 1.5 GHz

iPad mini 2nd gen chip?

A7 – 2 cores: 1.3 GHz

iPad Air chip?

A7 – 2 cores: 1.4 GHz

iPad mini chip?

A5 – 2 cores: 1 GHz

iPad 4th gen chip?

A6X – 2 cores: 1.4 GHz

iPad 3rd gen chip?

A5X – 2 cores: 1 GHz

iPad 2nd gen chip?

A5 – 2 cores: 1 GHz

Original iPad chip?

A4 – 1 core: 1 GHz

iPad chip list 2
iPad internals via iFixit

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