AT&T Offering $200 Off Cellular iPads With 2-Year Commitment, $100 Off New Lines w/No Contract

AT&T LogoAT&T is now offering customers $200 off cellular iPads when added to an existing Mobile Share data plan, with a two-year commitment. It's one of the best discounts we've seen for new iPads and it is available on all iPad models offered by AT&T, including the iPad Air and iPad mini, both with and without Retina display.

The deal combines an existing promotion that offers $100 off tablets with contract and a new promotion that offers $100 bill credits to customers who add a new smartphone or tablet to an existing account.

An AT&T spokesperson confirmed to MacRumors that the two promotions can be used together. $100 of the credit will be applied at purchase while the other $100 will appear as a bill credit within 3 billing cycles. Customers must remain with AT&T for 45 days to receive the bill credit.

A 16GB Retina iPad mini is normally $529, but would be available through the program for $329 after both credits, while the $629 16GB iPad Air would end up at $429.

The promotions are available to all AT&T customers, new and existing, who have or sign up for Mobile Share plans. The $100 bill credit promotion also applies to iPhone purchases when adding a new line, both on-contract and on AT&T's Next financing plan.

The new $100 bill credit is also available when customers bring their own device. That is, users who already own an iPhone or cellular iPad can open a new line on a Mobile Share plan and receive a $100 bill credit with no commitment beyond 45 days.

Purchases can be made at AT&T retail stores as well as its online store at ATT.com.

U.S. cellular carriers have been in a marketing war in recent months, particularly between T-Mobile and AT&T. Recently, AT&T began a new promotion to offer up to $450 in credits to customers that switch to it from T-Mobile, while T-Mobile launched a similar program offering up to $350 in credits to customers that switch to it.

Top Rated Comments

KPOM Avatar
100 months ago
So out of one side of its mouth, AT&T is saying they need to cut down on smartphone subsidies, and out of the other side it is trying to create a subsidized tablet market where there currently isn't one.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ilfn143 Avatar
100 months ago
no thanks att, just bought the t-mo mini with free 200MB/mo
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
barkomatic Avatar
100 months ago
Still not switching to mobile share.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
musika Avatar
100 months ago
Please, don't make the tablet business as unclear and confusing as the US phone business.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bbplayer5 Avatar
100 months ago
No unlimited data = no AT&T or Verizon :(
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dwhittington Avatar
100 months ago
Too Late AT&T

... I changed to T-Mo last week.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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