If you haven’t pre-ordered your Apple iPad Mini or your iPad with Retina display by the time you’ve read this, your window of opportunity has passed. Within 36 hours, the Apple online store sold out of all the new iPad options.
In case you still want to be ready to click “Buy” as soon as iPad pre-orders are taken again, here are your choices. Also take note of those shipping and delivery dates. A few of them are the vague “Available to ship: 2 weeks” or “Available to ship: mid-November.”
Note: your choices for all iPad Mini models are black & slate and white & silver.
iPad Mini Wi-Fi only:
16GB for $329, Available to ship: 2 weeks
32GB for $429, delivery 11/2
64GB for $529, delivery 11/2
iPad Mini Wi-Fi + Cellular for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint:
16GB for $459,
32GB for $559
64GB for $659
All are “Available to ship: mid-November.”
Note: your choices for iPad Retina are white and black
iPad with Retina Wi-Fi only:
16GB for $499
32GB for $599
64GB for $629
All “Deliver 11/2”
iPad with Retina Wi-Fi + Cellular for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint
16GB for $629,
32GB for $729
64GB for $829
All show “Available to ship: mid-November.”
Do your research, make up your mind now and keep www.apple.com open on your browser.