O2 Offering iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display in UK, starting 24 July

Slough, 17 July – O2 today announced that iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available on the O2 network in the UK beginning 24 July. iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display offer the power and capability of the A7 chip, advanced graphics on a Retina display, and high-speed LTE performance, making everything you do faster and better, all while delivering all-day battery life. O2 is offering these new iPads with a range of attractive data plans that allow customers to connect to its fast 4G network.

“iPad continues to revolutionise the tablet market, giving people the ability to do even more on the go, and we’re proud to be able to offer it to our customers,” said Nina Bibby, Market-ing and Consumer Director at O2. “We’re passionate about giving customers the best choice of mobile devices and, with O2 Refresh, the best way to buy them – no waiting to get a new device and lower bills when you stay with your current one. Our app TU Go also lets you make calls and send texts via iPad, so customers can get even more from their amazing technology.”

iPad Air features a stunning 9.7-inch Retina display in a thin and light design. Precision-engineered to weigh just one pound with a narrow bezel, the borders of iPad Air make con-tent even more immersive. iPad mini with Retina display brings all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen, delivering razor sharp text and detail in a design that offers 35 percent more screen real estate than 7-inch tablets. iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display feature the powerful and power-efficient Apple-designed A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, ultrafast wireless with built-in Wi-Fi and expanded LTE cellular connectivity, an incredible 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 7 featuring hundreds of great features and access to over 500,000 apps designed specifically for iPad.

iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available on O2 Refresh consumer tariffs offering from 500MB to 8GB data. Customers choosing 5GB data, for instance, can get iPad Air 16GB for £33 per month with £29.99 upfront while iPad mini with Retina display 16GB will be £31 per month with £19.99 upfront. iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will also be available for business customers. For more information on iPad on O2, please visit www.o2.co.uk/comingsoon.

For more information on iPad, please visit www.apple.com/ipad.