ipad2 M1 and Starhub to sell iPad 2 on May 20

Fancy getting your hands on an iPad 2? If your answer to that question is a resounding 'yes', let's just say that the time has come to start smashing the piggy banks and rushing down to the nearest M1 or Starhub outlets, as both local telcos have confirmed that they will be bringing in the WiFi + 3G version of Apple's recently launched tablet for sale come May 20.

ipad2 M1 and Starhub to sell iPad 2 on May 20

M1 and Starhub have both announced today that they will begin selling Apple's recently-launched tablet, the iPad 2, at their respective authorized stores. Like SingTel, the version of the iPad 2 that will be made available for consumer purchase will the the WiFi + 3G model, and that both carriers will offer the device at subsidised rates based on "select tariff plans on a two-year contract".

In addition, both carriers have also claimed that they will be "offering a range of attractive data plans" who wish to purchase the iPad 2 without being tied down to a contract.

Here are the data plans currently being offered by both M1 and Starhub:


M1:

  Postpaid Plans
Data Lite
Data Unlimited
  Monthly Subscription
$21.40
$36.38* (U.P. $43.87)
  Free Data Bundle
3GB
Unlimited
  Download Speed
Up to 7.2 Mbps ~
 
  Upload Speed
Up to 2 Mbps ~
 
  Maximum Data Charges Capped^
$51.36

  Prepaid Plan
Prepaid Data Card
  Card Value
$20
  Free Data Bundle
1GB #
  Download Speed
Up to 7.2 Mbps ~
 
  Upload Speed
Up to 2 Mbps ~
 

Starhub:

 
iPad MaxMobile Prepaid
(No Contract)
iPad MaxMobile Ultimate
MultiSIM
  Subscription
$0
$40.02/month
$10.70 $5.35  
(Valid till 30 June 2011)
  Bundled Data
2.5GB** worth $32
(Valid for 60 Days)
Unlimited 
As per your
selected mobile plan
  Download Speed
Up to 7.2Mbps
  Upload Speed
Up to 1.9Mbps
  One-time
  Charges
N.A.
$37.45
$32.10
  16GB WiFi + 3G
$848
$399
$818
  32GB WiFi + 3G
$978
$499
$948
  64GB WiFi + 3G
$1108
$599
$1078