Yes! However, as of now there are two versions of the Apple pencil. The 1st gen (supported by this iPad) is charged using the lightning connector under the cap of the pencil. The 2nd gen (NOT supported by this iPad) is charged using a magnetic connector on the flat side of the pencil.
Yes, this is the latest iPad. Everyone saying it isn’t is comparing it to the iPad Pro. Apple sells both iPad and iPad Pro. This is the newest iPad, compatible with pencil and is great. The pros are more expensive and use face recognition.
this listing is only for a WiFi capable iPad. Apple has two models of every iPad one that is WiFi enabled and one that is WiFi + Cellular (which means it has a place for a SIM card) that WiFi + Cellular model is usually around 100.00 more than the model that is only WiFi capable.
You must apply apples iFire coating before throwing it into a fire and even then, you still need an adapter to apply the coating. If you're looking for a tablet that is fireproof I recommend the original tablet used by Moses.
There are a lot of differences, I can't go through all of them. You do realize iOS 5 was released in 2011 that would've been seven years ago. The newest operating system is iOS 12.1 The ipad can be updated Free of charge to the newest operating system which is 12.1 as of now.