Apparently AT&T is quicker to release press release than Verizon.. this one just came in and it says pretty much the same thing as the AT&T PR does about the new iPad. They’re getting it the same time as AT&T it seems, so you’ve got choices and choices are a good thing. Prices look to be the same on either carrier, too rich for my blood…
Verizon Wireless today announced it will offer the new iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G nationwide on Friday, March 16. Verizon Wireless will offer all models of iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G with a range of attractive data plans that will allow customers to connect to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network with speeds up to 10 times faster than previously available on 3G. Additionally, Verizon Wireless is supporting the Personal Hotspot feature of the new iPad so users can share their fast network connection with up to 5 other devices using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB.
The third generation iPad is a category defining mobile device that features a stunning new Retina display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. It also still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light. iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G is world-ready, allowing users to connect to fast networks worldwide when they travel.
"Customers have been enthusiastic over the iPad on our 3G network and we expect even more excitement for the new iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network," said Tami Erwin, vice president and chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless. "With more and more customers depending on their iPad for business, as well as personal use, it is important that they have a network that delivers high speed and reliability, nationwide."
Customers can buy the new iPad at all Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at verizonwireless.com/ipad beginning Friday, March 16. For complete details on pricing and availability please visit www.verizonwireless.com/ipad.
*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
For more information on iPad please visit www.apple.com/ipad.