Bell Launches Sales of LTE iPad mini, iPad with Retina Display

Last week we told you Bell would join TELUS and Rogers in offering sales of LTE version of the iPad mini and Retina iPad. As of this morning, Bell has updated its website to reflect its new tablet offerings from Apple. The following models are available:

  • LTE iPad mini in 16GB/32GB for $459.95/$559.95 (same as Apple)
  • LTE Retina display iPad in 16GB/32GB/64GB for $629.95/$729.95/$829.95 (same as Apple)
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As for data plans for these iPads, the Tablet Flex data plans is available and starts at $5 for 10MB of data. If you exceed 10MB, you automatically move into the $20 for 1GB tier, and if you exceed that you’ll move into the $40 for 5GB level. Data usage over 5GB is charged at $0.015/MB.

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Another option is to opt into a data sharing plan from your iPhone plan for $10/month:

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Again, the sales of iPads at our carriers just make it another way for you to buy an authorized dealer. But of course, don’t forget Apple has its Back to School promo ongoing right now, where iPad purchases will receive a free $50 iTunes gift card. Let us know if you’re going to jump on this.