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T-Mobile Announces New iPad Deals

After Orange, Vodafone and Three, T-Mobile has become the fourth major mobile phone operator to officially announce its "new iPad" tariff. For £24 per month on a two year contract, customers can get 1GB monthly data allowance with 1GB quiet time (but unlike Orange, there's no Wi-Fi).

New customers will pay £229 for the 16GB version of the New iPad, £279 for the 32GB version while existing customers will be charged £199 and £249 respectively. T-Mobile will not sell the 64GB at the moment. (Here is the T-Mobile new iPad monthly contract page).

As for other data packages, T-Mobile will not charge users if you go beyond your data allowance, which means that in practice, although you have 1GB allowance, you will still be able to browse the web and check your email (and do other lightweight stuff) even if you're use your quota. No download, streaming, uploading or VoIP possible though.

For a low down on the New iPad, check our endless list of rumours when it was called still the iPad 3, a no-nonsense comparison guide between the new and the old iPad (based on Apple's official specs), a look at the four main differences (display, GPU, connectivity, the camera).

Don't forget that you can win a New iPad courtesy of Netcommunities, the publisher of, by completing this survey for ITProPortal readers. You can also read through our Live Blog covering the launch of the new iPad in the UK with stock updates and price checks.

Desire worked at ITProPortal right at the beginning and was instrumental in turning it into the leading publication we all know and love today. He then moved on to be the Editor of TechRadarPro - a position he still holds - and has recently been reunited with ITProPortal since Future Publishing's acquisition of Net Communities.