The Core Group, who bring Apple products to South Africa has slashed the prices on the iPad 3. The price cut comes just days after Apple announced the new iPad with Retina Display and the iPad Mini.
With the release of the new iPad with Retina Display Apple will discontinue the iPad 3. Don't be fooled by the recent updated of the iPad. the only thing that has significantly changed between the new iPad with Retina Display and the iPad 3 was the dock connector. The new iPad has the updated lightning connector whereas the iPad 3 has the original 30pin connector.
Here are the new prices of the iPad 3:
16GB Wifi - R4599
32GB Wifi - R5899
64GB Wifi - R6899
16GB Wifi + Cellular - R5899
32GB Wifi + Cellular - R6899
64GB Wifi + Cellular - R7799
The iPad 3 Does come with limited LTE. If you are looking at using LTE in the future it is recommend that you wait for the new iPad with Retina Display. The iPad 3 will only work on CellC LTE when it is launched but will NOT work with Vodacom or MTN. If you wish to use Vodacom or MTN then purchase the new iPad with Retina Display when it becomes available.