Apple's all new 9.7-inch Retina iPad Air tablet is now available for sale in almost 42 countries including US, Canada and Europe. Apple's US online stores are offering the tablet at starting price of $499.
Apple's all new thin and light iPad Air is now available for sale at starting price of $499 in the United States, Canada and Europe. Apple's new tablet is already launched for sale earlier today in many Asian countries. Australia is the first on to get iPad Air following other 41 countries. Most of the Apple's online stores give shipment time within 24 hours. But Apple's US, Canada and Europe stores will ship the tablet on 11/4.
Apple's Hong Kong store is the first one where all iPad Air are sold out. We have already told you that Apple's new 9.7-inch tablet is now currently unavailable on Apple's Hong Kong online store.
9.7-inch iPad Air tablet is available in two color choices: silver and space gray. Its Retina display is of resolution 2048x1536. It also has 80% faster A7 processor than its predecessor.
Apple is now offering 4 versions of new iPad Air tablets. In United States, Wi-Fi-only 16GB model is priced at $499, 32GB at $599, 64GB at $699 and 128GB at $799. But the LTE-equipped models are priced at $130 more. Low-end 16GB LTE model is priced at $629, 32GB at $729, 64GB at $829 and $929 is the price of 128GB WiFi+Celluar model.
For the first time in history, Apple is offering its US customers the personal pickup option. US buyers can order online and then pick the tablet personally by visiting a local retail location.
Walmart and T-Mobile have already announced their discounted prices for the device. Walmart is offering a $20 discount on iPad Air and now selling the device at $479. T-Mobile goes $0 down for 16 GB iPad Air model with 24 equally monthly payments of $26.25. But for high end models, you have to pay down payment of $99 for 32 GB and $199 for 64 GB versions.
AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are other official carriers of iPad Air. Besides Walmart, another third part retailer, Target can also offer iPad Air for $479. Best Buy and RadioShack(In-Store Only) are also there in the list of third part retailers.