Telcos reveal price plans for the new iPad Air

An Apple employee holds up the new iPad Air at a launch event in San Francisco, California. Singapore telcos have announced their price plans for the long-awaited iPad Air, which launches here on Nov 1, 2013. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DERRICK HO
An Apple employee holds up the new iPad Air at a launch event in San Francisco, California. Singapore telcos have announced their price plans for the long-awaited iPad Air, which launches here on Nov 1, 2013. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DERRICK HO

Singapore telcos have announced their price plans for the long-awaited iPad Air, which launches here on Friday. At SingTel, the iPad Air 16GB costs $539 with a 5GB data plan at $29.90 a month. A similar iPad costs $339 with a 10GB data plan at $49.90 a month. For StarHub customers, the iPad Air 16GB will go for $548 with a 6GB data plan for $30 a month. A similar iPad will cost $412 with an 11GB data plan at $45 a month. At M1, the iPad Air 16GB will cost $459 with an 8GB data plan and at $40 a month.

All prices are for two-year contracts.

SingTel will be the first telco to make the new iPad available to users on Friday. The iPad Air will be on sale at 8am in SingTel stores, including outlets at the Comcentre, Plaza Singapura, Raffles City and VivoCity.