Three UK announces iPad Air pricing, starts at £119 up front

In less than 24 hours, the first UK iPad Air customers will be walking out of stores across the land with their new hotness, but for those looking for something a little more subsidized, Three might have you covered. Leaving it almost as late as possible, the carrier has announced pricing for the iPad Air and associated data plans. If you're going subsidized, then you're looking at dropping at least £119 up front.

For that, you'll get a 16GB WiFi + Cellular iPad Air with 15GB of data per month for two-years, at a monthly rate of £29. Pay £179 up front for the same iPad Air and you'll drop the monthly cost down to £25. Prices monthly remain the same and with 15GB of data for the 32GB and 64GB models, but prices up front then start from £219 and £289 respectively. And of course, these prices will include 4G LTE when Three launches it sometime in December.

If you're OK with buying your iPad Air outright – either from Apple or from Three – then you're open to a pretty good 10GB 1-month rolling contract for just £15 per month. The iPad Air will go on sale both online and in-stores at Three tomorrow, November 1. The iPad mini with Retina Display will follow later in November, though when is still anybodies guess. We'll update with pricing as and when we learn more. So, anyone buying this way?

Source: Three

iPad Air

iPad Air
Apple's full-sized iPad gets slimmed down. Features include:

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Released
November, 2013

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Retina iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad mini (original)

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iPad Air 2 (iPad 6)
Fall, 2014

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Three UK announces iPad Air pricing, starts at £119 up front

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I wish the carriers would give a 12 month option, even if that means an increase in monthly payments. Not going to sign up for a two year deal that financially locks me out of getting next year's model. Thanks for the info Richard.

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