MANILA, Philippines - Smart Communications said it will start offering the iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi + Cellular and iPad mini 3 with Wi-Fi + Cellular within the week.
The new iPads will have data plans to allow customers to connect using LTE with speeds up to 42 Mbps.
The iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will be available starting at Plan 1499, which already comes with 85 hours of Internet surfing every month, and with an initial cash-out of P7,200 and P2,700, respectively.
"We are delighted to offer to subscribers the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, two powerhouse devices that work best with Smart’s largest broadband network in the country,” said Michele Curran, FVP for Data and International Services at Smart.
iPad Air 2 is the thinnest tablet in the world with new anti-reflective Retina display, new iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, A8X second generation 64-bit chip delivering improved CPU and graphics performance, faster Wi-Fi and LTE wireless, and the Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor.
The iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 are also available on Plan 1999 and Plan 1799, respectively, and comes with 3.5GB of mobile data every month plus All-Month Surf. An initial cash-out of P7,200 and P2,700 will apply, respectively.
Customers can buy iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi + Cellular and iPad mini 3 with Wi-Fi + Cellular at Smart Stores and online at store.smart.com.ph starting December 12.