iPad naming conventions

Just like the iPhone, the iPad has never had naming conventions that have made much sense. The latest release just further confuses things:

  • iPad
  • iPad 2
  • The new iPad (with Retina display, 3rd generation)
  • The new iPad (with Retina display, 4th generation)
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad

Not confusing at all. And strangely seems to have just worked its way back to the original naming.