TELUS Launches Retina iPad mini Sales, Starting at $69 on a 2-Year Term

TELUS is the first Canadian carrier to launch cellular Retina iPad mini sales. Currently, 16GB and 32GB models are available online and in-store. The company is offering these on 2-year terms with their Easy Tablet program, which allows customers to pay off their device balance monthly over one or two year terms.

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For example, a 16GB cellular Retina iPad mini has the following fine print details:

Customers must pay back the balance of the tablet over a 12 or 24 month period via monthly payments equal to $20/month. The 16GB mini on a two year term is $18.70. Once the purchase price has been paid, the service will continue on a month-to-month basis without the monthly charge for the tablet.

As for iPad data plans, here’s what’s available with their Flex Data Plan for Tablets:

  • 10MB for $5
  • Up to 100MB for $10
  • Up to 1GB for $20
  • Up to 3GB for $35
  • Up to 5GB for $50
  • Data overages: $0.05/MB
  • US Roaming data rate: $5/MB

The up front prices are the same from, starting at $549. Online, it notes there is limited stock available and free delivery will take 6-8 weeks, which is quite a long time, but then again there isn’t a lot of Retina iPad mini stock out there.

Let us know if you’re going to jump on any of these cellular Retina iPad minis from TELUS.