Apple iPad 2 3G data plans comparedO2, Orange, 3, Vodafone & T-Mobile 3G data prices

25 March 2011

Apple iPad 2

The Apple iPad 2 goes on sale today in the UK. Wi-fi only and wi-fi with 3G versions will both be available from 5pm, although the new tablet is expected to sell out rapidly.

Users who want to access the web when on the go should consider opting for a 3G model. Data plans are available through a number of carriers, and below we've rounded up the offers from the major networks.

You'll need a micro-SIM card to use the 3G iPad 2. Micro-SIMs from O2, 3, Orange and Vodafone are available when purchasing the iPad 2 from Apple. T-Mobile's micro-SIM card is available from T-Mobile directly.

3G data plans for the Apple iPad 2

iPad 2 data plans
CarrierData allowancePlan cost
O2500MB per day£2
O21GB per month£10
O23GB per month£15
31GB per month£7.50
310GB per month£15
Orange200MB per day£2
Orange1GB per week£7.50
Orange3GB per month£15
Orange10GB per month£25
Vodafone1GB per month£10
Vodafone3GB per month£15
Vodafone5GB per month£25
T-Mobile250MB per day£2
T-Mobile500MB per week£7
T-Mobile1GB per month£15

Apple iPad 3G price

  • 16GB wi-fi + 3G: £499.00 inc VAT (£415.83 ex VAT)
  • 32GB wi-fi + 3G: £579.00 inc VAT (£482.50 ex VAT)
  • 64GB wi-fi + 3G: £659.00 inc VAT (£549.17 ex VAT)

For an in-depth look at the new iPad, check out our Apple iPad 2 report, containing first look videos and a list of Apple iPad 2 alternatives.

And you may also be interested in our lab-based tablet reviews.

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