Sprint Announces iPad for Life Plan, Exclusive Offer for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3
Customers can acquire iPad Air 2 for only $20 per month for 24 months; iPad Mini 3 for only $17 per month for 24 months; both with no out-of-pocket costs at point of sale
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Beginning Friday, Nov. 14, new and existing Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) customers can acquire the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 through the industry-first, innovative Sprint iPad for Life Plan. The iPad Air 2 (16GB) will be available for only $20 per month for 24 months and the iPad Mini 3 for $17 per month for 24 months (excluding taxes and fees). With its exclusive iPad for Life Plan, Sprint gives qualified customers the best value in wireless, no out-of-pocket costs at the point of sale and a new device every 24 months.
The iPad for Life Plan is one of the most economical ways to get a new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Both iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are available for a 24-month lease option for qualified customers.
With our announcement of the iPad for Life Plan, Sprint is the only wireless carrier giving customers the ability to acquire an iPad Air 2 for only $20 per month or the iPad Mini 3 for only $17 per month with no out-of-pocket costs,” said Tom Roberts, senior vice president Marketing, Sprint. “And, with the iPad for Life Plan, customers can easily upgrade their tablet every two years.”
At the end of the lease agreement, customers in good standing currently have the following options to continue service1:
- Turn in the current leased device and lease another device with zero down at signing
- Purchase the leased iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3
- Continue leasing on a month-to-month basis
- Or, when the lease ends the customer has the option to return the device in good working condition and terminate service
Best Value in Wireless
Customers can add iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 to their Sprint Family Share Pack for an access charge of $10 per month per line. Through December 2015, Sprint will waive the $10 monthly access charge on iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 added as a new line of service to any Sprint Family Share Pack 20GB or higher2.
Sprint Family Share Pack offers the best value for families who want shared data. A family switching to Sprint with up to 10 lines can get 20GB of shared data and unlimited talk and text for only $100 a month through 2015 after the waived access charges. For a family of four, that’s a savings of $60 per month versus AT&T’s and $40 per month versus Verizon’s current pricing through 2015. 2
iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 can also be activated on one of the Sprint tablet data plans, including a special limited-time offer featuring 100MB of data for $10; other tablet data plans include 1GB for $15; 3GB for $35; 6GB for $50; 12GB for $80; and 30GB for $110 (all pricing excludes taxes and surcharges). Customers are able to view their data usage by logging into My Sprint at www.sprint.com.
The Sprint 4G LTE network serves more than 540 cities, making it easy for customers to enjoy data on their devices.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company dedicated to delivering the best value in wireless. Sprint served 55 million customers as of September 30, 2014 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the last four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint andwww.twitter.com/sprint.
1No equipment security deposit required. Req. service plan. Customer is responsible for insurance and any repairs. If service or lease is cancelled early, the remaining lease payments become due immediately and customer must return the device or pay the purchase option. Future leasing subject to device availability and monthly payments may vary. Service plan rates and availability are subject to change.
2 The waived access charge promotion is currently available through Jan. 15, 2015 and waives eligible handset ($15), tablet ($10) and MBB ($20) monthly access charges through December 2015. Phones must be port-ins from another carrier and tablets and MBB devices only require a new line of service. Requires one phone per plan.
. After 12/31/15, pay additional the applicable access charge plus the $100/mo. data allowance charge. AT&T and Verizon include int’l text features. Comparing to 4-line family plans; lines 5–10 available with other 3 carriers for add’l cost. Other data options available.