Subsidized iPads in the UK


Orange, Three and T-Mobile have all rolled out the subsidized sales today, offering the 16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G iPad model for £199 with a two-year data contract in the range of £25 per month. Orange and Three are also offering subsidized 32 GB and 64 GB models at £249 and £349 respectively.

Three’s 10GB per month for just £15 sounds fantastic. I was thinking why the iPad in its home country doesn’t have subsidized pricing. Instead of not having subsidized pricing we have the freedom to turn on/off the 3G data service anytime and as often as we’d like. Nonetheless, I’d like the option to choose between the two: less price or more freedom.