“Apple iPad” Priced at $499
Calling it a “truly magical product,” Jobs said the device could browse the Web, let users send e-mail, share photos, watch videos, listen to music, play games and read e-Books.
Devices equipped to run on AT&T’s wireless 3G network cost an extra $130 and run from $629 for the 16 GB model to $829 for the 64GB model.
Jobs said that though the iPad will run on AT&T’s cellular network, contracts are not required. Data plans start at $14.99 per month for up to 250 MB, and an unlimited data plan costs $29.99 plus free use of AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots.
He said the iPads will ship in 60 days. It will run iPhone apps on the fullscreen and emphasize gaming. But he continued on to show off its talents as an e-reader.
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