Apple currently has for sale four iPad models and two Apple Pencil models. However, only certain iPad models are compatible with Apple Pencils.
If you have doubts about which iPad models are compatible with Apple Pencil, you are in the right place, we solve all your doubts about it below.
If you have doubts about what model of iPad you have, you can consult our article in which we explain how differentiate each of the iPad models. And if you are thinking of buying a new model, you may be interested in knowing what they are the best deals on iPad.
You can also check other options of stylus on amazonyes, always check that the model you buy is compatible with your iPad.
Which iPads are compatible with the original Apple Pencil (2015)?
The original 2015 Apple Pencil (what you can buy in this link) has a cap that is removed with a silver ring, it is perfectly cylindrical and shiny white. This model is compatible with:
- iPad Air (2020)
- iPad mini (2020)
- iPad Air (2019)
- iPad mini (2019)
- iPad 9.7-inch (2018)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2017)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2015)
- iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017)
- iPad Pro 9.7-inch (2016)
Which iPads are compatible with the second generation Apple Pencil?
The Apple Pencil (that you can buy by clicking this link) is also known as Apple Pencil 2 or Apple Pencil 2nd generation. This model does not have a gold ring or tape. Its finish is matte and one of its sides is flat.
It’s compatible with:
If that is all.
Which iPads are not compatible with any Apple Pencil?
These are the models of tablets Apple that are not compatible with any model of Apple Pencil:
- iPad 9.7-inch (2017)
- iPad mini 4 (2015)
- iPad mini3 (2014)
- iPad mini2 (2013)
- iPad mini1 (2012)
- iPad Air2 (2014)
- iPad Air1 (2013)
- iPad 4 (November 2012)
- iPad 3 (March 2012)
- iPad2 (2011)
- iPad1 (2010)
However, you may find some stylus from third parties that is compatible with your iPad model. We recommend you take a look at our article about best stylus.