Three announces iPad Mini with Retina pricing


The tablet, which went on sale in the UK yesterday (November 12) will be available on contracts starting £7.50

Three has announced pricing for the iPad Mini with Retina display, revealing contracts for the tablet will start at £7.50.

The device, which went on sale in the UK yesterday (November 12) is Apple’s latest tablet addition and was unveiled alongside the iPad Air on October 22.

The device is powered by Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip, with the pixel density doubled from 163 to 326 pixels. It is 0.3mm thicker than its predecessor at 7.5mm and weighs 331g, which is 23g more than the previous model.

The tablet, which runs iOS 7, has a five megapixel rear camera and 1.2 megapixel FaceTime HD camera for video calling.

On Three, the 16GB version costs £125 upfront on £25 24-month contracts offering 15GB of data. Upfront cost drops to £79 on £29 contracts while paying £419 upfront on a one-month rolling contract means customers can get either 1GB of data for £7.50 or 10GB of data for £15.

The 32GB model costs £199 upfront on £25 contracts, £149 upfront on £29 contacts and £499 on the £7.50 and £15 contracts.

The 64GB model costs £269 upfront for £25 contacts, £219 on £29 contracts and £579 on one-month rolling contracts offering 1GB of data for £7.50 a month or 10GB data for £15 a month.