New iPads for 2013

New iPads for 2013T-Mobile’s bringing the “Uncarrier” model to Apple’s new iPads and other tablets and offering 200 megabytes of free data a month “for life.” Customers can buy an iPad from T-Mobile with no money down and pay in 24 monthly installments. The 16-gigabyte iPad Air, for instance, normally costs $629. Under T-Mobile’s offer, a customer would pay $26.25 a month for two years. An iPad Mini with Retina Display would cost $22.08 a month for 24 months. The no-money down option also applies to other tablets such as the Nexus 7. T-Mobile is hoping that the iPad will bring in new revenue beyond smartphone plans. The company hasn’t traditionally been strong with tablets, partially because it has never before sold the iPad. But Wednesday’s announcement served as a coming out party of sorts for T-Mobile’s tablet push. It’s an attractively priced offer in the short term.

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