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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Is there a quick way to determine which gen an iPad is? I don't know if I could tell unless I was comparing them side by side. I was going to get an iPad mini but now I'm thinking I might get an iPad 3 on Craigslist instead. I don't want to pay for a 3 and then find out after the fact that its a 2 or 1! I tried searching the forums but I'm at work on my Nexus 7 and it won't load so any help would be appreciated. It looks like I may be going after work to see a 64 GB iPad 3. Thanks!

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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Look up the model number and look on the back or in settings for the correct number
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    Default Re: How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Here you go:

    iPad Wi-Fi (Original) A1219
    iPad Wi-Fi/3G/GPS (Original) A1337
    iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only) A1395
    iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/GSM/GPS) A1396
    iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/CDMA/GPS) A1397
    iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only, iPad2,4) A1395
    iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi Only) A1416
    iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular AT&T/GPS) A1430
    iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular Verizon/GPS) A1403
    iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) A1458
    iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/AT&T/GPS) A1459
    iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/Verizon & Sprint/GPS) A1460
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    Default Re: How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    Is there a quick way to determine which gen an iPad is? I don't know if I could tell unless I was comparing them side by side. I was going to get an iPad mini but now I'm thinking I might get an iPad 3 on Craigslist instead. I don't want to pay for a 3 and then find out after the fact that its a 2 or 1! I tried searching the forums but I'm at work on my Nexus 7 and it won't load so any help would be appreciated. It looks like I may be going after work to see a 64 GB iPad 3. Thanks!

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    Default Re: How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Cool! Thank you guys so much. I don't want to get scammed.
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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Quote Originally Posted by tlo07 View Post
    Cool! Thank you guys so much. I don't want to get scammed.
    You're very welcome. Enjoy the rest of your evening...
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    Default Re: How to tell the difference between iPad models

    I'm officially the proud owner of a 64 gb iPad 3! Yay!
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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Enjoy!
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    Default Re: How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Mind if I ask how much it went for? I'm trying to sell mine, and the offers that I'm getting seem really low. I'd almost rather hold on to it for an awesome gift for a family member than sell it for such a low price.
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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    I paid $490. When I checked eBay they were going for a hair over $500. I didn't try to haggle on the price since it was in line with what I saw on eBay. I also purchased the remainder of his SquareTrade warranty for $75 which covers accidental damage through March 24, 2015. It was a big chunk of change but if I would have gone with my original plan and bought the iPad mini, I would have gotten a 32 gb (429) plus tax (30) plus AppleCare or SquareTrade (100) so for a few dollars more I got 64 gb, faster processor, retina display and more screen real estate. It was also in pristine condition and still had the original box, etc.

    Good luck!

    (I agree you should keep it or give it to a family member rather than practically giving it away to some stranger on CL).


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    Mine is a 64GB LTE model with more than a year left of AppleCare+. Practically mint condition, and you can still swap it out twice for $49. Original box with accessories. Craigslist people only seem to want to go as high as $400 or offer to trade me for some android tablet.

    Of course, I have plenty of Nigerian folks who are willing to pay much more than I'm asking, but I'm trying to stay local!
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    Default How to tell the difference between iPad models

    Quote Originally Posted by Tanbam View Post
    Mine is a 64GB LTE model with more than a year left of AppleCare+. Practically mint condition, and you can still swap it out twice for $49. Original box with accessories. Craigslist people only seem to want to go as high as $400 or offer to trade me for some android tablet.

    Of course, I have plenty of Nigerian folks who are willing to pay much more than I'm asking, but I'm trying to stay local!
    Where Are you located? I've been posting and posting for a trade on Craigslist but all I get are low ball offers. I'm hoping to sell/trade my pristine condition ipad 3 for a mini. It's a 64 gb

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