4th Gen iPads With LTE Now Arriving at Apple Retail Stores

9to5Mac is reporting that Apple Retail Stores are taking delivery of new fourth-generation iPad models with LTE cellular (though not the iPad mini), but they have not begun sales of them yet.

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Apple has begun stocking its U.S.-based retail stores with LTE versions of the fourth-generation iPad. The product is not on sale yet, but they could go on sale at anytime. Stores have been instructed to wait until word from corporate comes through to begin sales.

Cellular-capable iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad orders are expected to be delivered to US customers beginning on Thursday and Friday of this week, and it's likely that retail store sales of cellular-capable fourth-generation iPads and iPad mini's will begin on Friday. Recently, Apple has generally launched iOS products on Fridays.

Top Rated Comments

Born Again Avatar
147 months ago
Hmm how about offering GPS on the wifi only models apple!

It's all about the $ isn't it ? [points finger at apple]
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
makingdots Avatar
147 months ago
I can't even get LTE on my iP5... Screw the ipad.

Blame Apple for carrier network issues. Genius!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
IGregory Avatar
147 months ago
I Apple would rather pay 22M to be licensed to use the fancy clock app design on ipad than add GPS to make it more cost effective. So do they really care about the consumers?

So, what point are you making with the clock? The clock deal was a settlement, meaning Apple owed the clock owner for prior use. Considering the clock is on millions of devices, $21 mil was a small price to pay for past and future use. The clock has no impact on the GPS.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sza Avatar
147 months ago
I really don't care.

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Hmm how about offering GPS on the wifi only models apple!


It's all about the $ isn't it ? [points finger at apple]

Apple would rather pay 22M to be licensed to use the fancy clock app design on ipad than add GPS to make it more cost effective. So do they really care about the consumers?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thelink Avatar
147 months ago
Ok.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FooMan2011 Avatar
147 months ago
I can't even get LTE on my iP5... Screw the ipad.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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