Our glossary explains basic terms and abbreviations relating to mobile working, the use of smartphones and tablets in the corporate environment (Enterprise Mobility) and security aspects in the use of mobile devices.
Tablet PC from Apple
“iPad” is the brand name for tablets from the US manufacturer Apple. The brand name is so popular that it is sometimes also used as a generic generic name. iPads used the iOS mobile operating system until 2019. Later models boast the ipad-specific operating system iPadOS.
iPads come in various configurations and sizes. Examples of these are (based on screen diagonal):
- iPad Pro 12.9 inch
- iPad Pro 11 inch
- iPad 10.2 inch
- iPad Air 10.9 inch
- iPad mini 8.3 inch