iPad 2 Sale announced by Verizon and AT&T; brings several Data Plans
Apple customers are very thrilled about the launch of iPad 2 on March 11, meanwhile availability of the iPad 2 has been a matter. Interestingly states two leading carries will start the sales of iPad 2 on the same day of launch. AT&T and Verizon have announced the availability of iPad 2 from them.
Verizon said that the Tablet will be available in all location, on Verizon’s 3G network at 5 P.M Pacific time on March 11. There will be 3 different levels of iPad 2 availabilty which are 16GG, 32GB and 64GB pricing of those models are $629.99, $729.99, $829.99 respectively.
This new iPad is 33 percent thinner than the original with a 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen. Inside you’ll find Apple’s new A5 dual-core processor and a whole new version of iOS (version 4.3.x, just released yesterday, in fact,) which will make your whole experience quick and fabulous. Also the iPad 2 features two cameras, one on the front for FaceTime chat, and one on the back for photos and video which you’ll be able to edit in-tablet on iMovie, newly optimized for tablets.
AT&T is not away from making the Tablet available as I mentioned AT&T has also announced the availabilty of Tablet at the same time of the launch. online availabilty of the Tablet on AT&T will start at 1A.M pacific time.
At AT&T a customer who activate a data plan of $25/2 GB will be eligible for first month free. Both the carries are offering variety of data plans for iPad 2 you can know more about the plans from the Press release of both carriers given below.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless announced today that iPad 2 will be available in select Verizon Wireless stores nationwide beginning Friday, March 11 at 5 p.m. local time. Verizon Wireless will offer three iPad 2 models that run on the nation’s most reliable 3G network: $629.99 for the 16 GB model, $729.99 for the 32 GB model and $829.99 for the 64 GB model, available in black or white.
iPad 2 features an entirely new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, while maintaining the same stunning 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen. iPad 2 features Apple’s new dual-core A5 processor for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics and now includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime® and Photo Booth®, and a rear-facing camera that captures 720p HD video, bringing the innovative FaceTime feature to iPad users for the first time. Though it is thinner, lighter, faster and packed with new features, iPad 2 still delivers up to 10 hours of battery life* that users have come to expect.
iPad 2 and 3G Network Data Plans
Verizon Wireless offers several data plans for iPad 2, beginning at $20 per month. All data plans will be available without a contract, providing the freedom to activate or cancel a plan at any time. The following plans are available for iPad 2 users on America’s most reliable 3G network:
Monthly Usage Cost Data Allowance
· $20 per month 1 GB per month
· $35 per month 3 GB per month
· $50 per month 5 GB per month
· $80 per month 10 GB per month
For more information about iPad 2 from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/iPad2, go to any Verizon Wireless Communications Store or call 1-800-2 JOIN IN.
* Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
AT&T* today announced it will sell iPad 2 in its retail and business channels beginning Friday, March 11 at 5 p.m. local time. Online sales will be available at http://www.att.com/iPad at 1 a.m. Pacific time. AT&T offers several convenient billing options, none of which require a long-term contract. Customers can choose between AT&T’s prepaid billing options, which are charged to a credit card account, or recently announced postpaid plans that can be added to customers’ existing monthly wireless statements. For a limited time, customers who activate a new postpaid $25/2 GB plan will receive the first month free**.
“We are thrilled to offer iPad 2 in our stores and give customers several easy ways to connect to the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network,” said Glenn Lurie, president—Emerging Devices, AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets.
Customers may choose from the following options.
Monthly statements: $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB***. Customers who exceed their monthly data allotment will be billed $14.99 for another 250MB on the $14.99 plan or $10 per 1 GB of overage on the 2 GB plan.
Credit card billing: $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB****. Customers who exceed their monthly data allotment may choose to purchase another 250 MB on the $14.99 plan or purchase an additional 2 GB for $25 on the 2 GB plan.
Both options are month-to-month and do not require a long-term commitment.
The Personal Hotspot feature being introduced with iOS 4.3 is also available to customers who choose the $25 plan plus a $20 tethering option that provides an extra 2 GB of data.
AT&T retail stores will be open during normal business hours on Friday.