The Apple iPad with Retina dislay WiFi + Cellular model is now available for pre-order in the Singapore Apple Store at www.apple.com from $828. If you order now, you can expect to receive it in by 27 November.
Prices for the no-contract iPad 4 4G Cellular tablets range from S$828 for the iPad 4 16GB, S$958 for the iPad 4 32GB and $1088 for the iPad 4 64GB.
The order page used to report the delivery date as “Late November”. As of press time, it now shows as “5 business days” as well as “pending for agency approval”.
UPDATE 22 Nov 2012: It now shows as “1 – 2 business days”!
UPDATE 26 Nov 2012: It now shows as “1 – 3 business days”!
UPDATE 28 Nov 2012: It now shows as “In Stock”!
Apple is also throwing in FREE 2 line engraving service at the back of the iPad. You can also opt to get an iPad Smart Case that covers both the front and back for an additional $68 with 6 different colour choices.
According to the Apple website, the iPad with Retina display (4th generation) Model A1460 and iPad mini Model A1455 will work with LTE networks of Singtel, Starhub and M1.
Get a FREE Samsonite Black Label Plutus 68cm Luggage worth S$950 (with min spend of S$500 per month, during the first 3 months from card issuance date) when you sign up for a HSBC Visa Platinum credit card (w/ 2-year annual fees waiver) at www.hsbc.com.sg.