Here’s how to get your hands on the new Apple iPad Pro

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After months of rumors and anticipation, Apple finally took the wraps off its new iPad Pro models at a special event in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to sporting some serious hardware upgrades like the A12X processor, there’s also an entirely new design for the 2018 iPad Pro. Gone are the chunky bezels and home button; they’ve been replaced with a gorgeous new display and Face ID to quickly unlock the device.

If you’re looking to get your hands on one of the new iPad Pros, you’ll have plenty of options. To make sure you get the new iPad that’s perfect for you at the price you seek, we’ve compiled this guide. Here’s how, when, and where to buy the new 2018 iPad Pro.


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We’re sure it comes as no surprise that Apple will be offering the new iPad Pro models. If you’re a purist, or simply like the level of support you receive when buying in-store or online, this may be your best option. The new iPad Pro is available both online and in-store.

Pricing for the iPad Pro Wi-Fi models is as follows:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $800
  • 256GB: $950
  • 512GB: $1,150
  • 1TB: $1,550

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,000
  • 256GB: $1,150
  • 512GB: $1,350
  • 1TB:$1,750

You’ll also be able to purchase Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of the latest iPad Pro in store. Pricing for these models is as follows:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $950
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

Carriers

Do you prefer to purchase the new iPad with LTE connectivity? You may want to check out your carrier. In addition to providing special incentives for new and existing customers, carriers typically offer more financing options. All but one major carrier have confirmed that they will sell the new iPad.

Verizon

Verizon announced that it will be selling the iPad Pro, and pre-orders are now finished. That’s to say, the iPad Pro is fully available — so you can buy it online and in a Verizon store.

Here’s the current pricing for the latest cellular iPad Pro on Verizon:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $950, or $39.58 per month for 24 months on a device payment plan.
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150, or $47.91 per month for 24 months on a device payment plan.
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

Verizon is also offering a few deals for the iPad Pro on its network. Namely, if you buy an iPhone on the Verizon device payment plan, you get $150 off an iPad also purchased on a payment plan. On top of that, you will get $50 off any iPad when you buy it on a device payment plan and $150 off when you buy it with a two-year contract.

AT&T 

If you’re an AT&T customer, you’ll likely be able to get the new Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of the iPad Pro through your carrier as well. Although AT&T has not confirmed it will see the new iPad Pro, it has traditionally sold the tablets in the past. And while AT&T hasn’t informed us of any specials or promotions for the new iPad Pro just yet, we anticipate seeing something in the near future.

Here’s the current pricing for the latest iPad Pro on AT&T:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB:$950
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

Sprint

Sprint customers will be able to get in on some of the new iPad Pro action as well. Sprint confirmed it will sell the iPad Pro online and in-store. The carrier will sell the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of the iPad Pro online and in-store. Again, we don’t have promotional information available just yet, but will update this story as soon as we learn more.

Here’s the current pricing for the latest iPad Pro on Sprint:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $950
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

U.S. Cellular

If you’re a U.S. Cellular customer, you’ll be happy to know that your carrier will carry the new iPad Pro. The iPad Pro is available through U.S. Cellular both online and in-store.

Here’s the current pricing for the latest iPad Pro on U.S. Cellular:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $950
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

T-Mobile

America’s Un-carrier will delight its customers with the iPad Pro. Like the other major carriers, T-Mobile is selling the Wi-Fi + Cellular version of the new iPad Pro online and in-store.

Here’s the current pricing for the latest iPad Pro on T-Mobile:

11-inch iPad Pro

  • 64GB: $950
  • 256GB: $1,100
  • 512GB: $1,300
  • 1TB: $1,700

12.9-inch iPad Pro

  •  64GB: $1,150
  • 256GB: $1,300
  • 512GB: $1,500
  • 1TB: $1,900

10.5-inch iPad Pro

If you’re not worried about having the latest tech, you may be able to save a few bucks if you purchase the 10.5-inch iPad Pro from 2017. It has many of the same features as the new iPad Pro along with a blazing-fast A10X processor and stunning display. You can find the 10.5-inch iPad for sale on Apple’s website and through all the major carriers.

Pricing for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi models is as follows:

  • 64GB: $650
  • 256GB: $800
  • 512GB: $1,000

Pricing for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi +Cellular models is as follows:

  • 64GB: $780
  • 256GB: $930
  • 512GB: $1,130

Updated on November 7, 2018: The 2018 iPad Pro is now available. 

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