iPad Buying Guide

This guide will help you determine the best iPad to purchase for use with Intelligent Ag monitoring systems.


  • iOS 11 or newer
  • iPad Air 2 or newer
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad (fifth-generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first-generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (second-generation)
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad Minis are compatible with the system but the smaller screen size can make it difficult to easily see the monitoring system’s interface, especially for more complicated system configurations.
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2

Storage – No storage requirements. If you want to download other apps or store pictures or video, you may want to purchase an iPad model with a bigger storage capacity.

Cellular connectivity (vs. Wi-Fi only) – Cellular connectivity is not required. If you want to access the internet while you are in the field away from Wi-Fi access, you may want to purchase an iPad model with cellular connectivity.

*A mount is included with the system that is compatible with the iPad Air and iPad Air 2. Mounts for other iPad models can be purchased through www.rammount.com.