AT&T new iPad to hit the carrier on March 16

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The AT&T new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G variant will be seen coming out through the carrier on March 16. So eager beavers can select the data plans that suit them best and dabble in enhanced speeds proffered on the 4G network.

The plans currently available with the purchase of the device read out to be $14.99 per month for 250MB of data, while 3GB data can be indulged in for $30 a month. Individuals will be required to pay $50 for 5GB of data on a monthly basis. A run through the key specifications of the tablet throws up the fact that it is complete with a 9.7-inch Retina display and a dual core A5X chip which aims to deliver enhanced performance in comparison to its predecessor.

“The new iPad is coming to the nation’s largest 4G network and we could not be more excited,” states Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO, AT&T Mobility. “Our customers will get a widespread, ultra-fast and consistent 4G experience from AT&T on day one, plus unlimited access to the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network at no extra charge. We’re offering very competitive data plans for iPad and are confident customers will agree that AT&T delivers the best experience.”

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The Apple slate lands embedded with a lithium-polymer battery that provides the juice for about 10 hours on a single charge. A 5MP iSight camera has been strapped onto its back panel and the snapper is capable of full HD video recording. The device will be seen shipping in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants that users can opt for based on their requirements.

As mentioned earlier, the AT&T new iPad price starts at $629, while the availability is scribbled down as March 16 for potential users who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest Apple offering.