Apple has launched two new iPad with cellular compatibility, but not all phones are compatible with its electronic SIM, which is available only on its latest devices.
In the US, if you are looking for the flexibility offered by Apple's new eSIM technology, you can connect theonly by AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile because, as you can see, Verizon is not on this list.
However, Verizon does offer the 3rd generation iPad Air and the 5th generation iPad mini] with cellular data but with its own SIM card]. The presale will start online March 21 and March 26 if you prefer to manage the purchase in a store.
In addition, the operator has several promotions to sweeten the purchase. Receive a $ 250 discount on the purchase of an iPad, but only if you buy two new ones and connect them both Verizon. You will also get a $ 250 rebate but you have to enter into a two-year contract with Verizon.
If you decide on Verizon, for 24 months you will pay US $ 26.24 / month for the 64GB iPad Air or US $ 32.49 / month for the 256GB version. The iPad Mini will cost you, paying it in installments for two years, US $ 22.08 / month for the 64GB model and US $ 28.33 / month for the 256GB model.
The CEO of T-Mobile, John Legere, announce his tweet that his operator will also have the new tablets available.
According to T-Mobile, the presale starts online this Friday, March 22, at 6 a.m. Pacific time and in stores as of March 26. This phone will sell the 64GB iPad Air for $ 25 a month with $ 30 down. The monthly price of the iPad Mini is $ 21 per month with $ 26 down. Both installment payment programs last 24 months.
U.S. Cellular confirmed that consumers will be able to order iPad from Thursday, March 21, through cellphone.com and in stores on Tuesday, March 26.
Editor's Note: We updated this article on March 19 at 2 p.m. Pacific time with information on tablet availability by Verizon, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular We will add more information when we know more about the AT&T and Sprint plans.