Telstra and Optus launch iPad mini 4G for Australian consumers

Macworld Australia Staff
30 November, 2012
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Telstra and Optus have each confirmed that Australian consumers will now be able to buy fourth-generation cellular versions of the iPad mini, with the telcos launching the new models today available to purchase on a range of data plans.

Wi-Fi models of Apple’s new iPad mini launched in October this year, but Australian buyers in the market for a cellular version were left waiting, untilnow.

From today, customers can buy Apple’s newly launched iPad mini with Wi-Fi and Cellular online and from select Telstra stores, choosing from a number of data plans requiring payment over 24 months. For example, iPad mini 16GB model will cost $46 per month over 24 months, with 4GB of data allownace each month and $0 upfront.

Fellow Australian telco Optus also confirmed it will sell 4G iPad minis, offering a comparative $41 a month for the iPad mini 16GB with 2GB of data on a 24-month contract.

For information on the types of Telstra plans available, or to buy directly online, visit To compare Optus pricing, click here.


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