iPad Finally Launches In India, BSNL 3G Data Plans Revealed

The Indian consumer market can now “officially” taste the much hyped Apple’s iPad. 

Apple finally managed to launch it’s iPad in India after a long wait and with this, BSNL has revealed it’s plans and prices for iPad’s 3G data service.

With the various tablet based computers steadily penetrating the Indian market, it is interesting to see Apple’s own tablet coming out and ready to be sold with it’s usual price weight. iPad is being sold as two major variants, one with Wi-Fi and the other with Wi-Fi + 3G, each available with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB hard drives. Have a look the following chart which specifies the prices for each iPad type available.

iPad (Wi-FI enabled)
iPad (Wi-Fi and 3G enabled)
16GB – Rs. 27,900*16GB34,900*
32GB – 32,900*
32GB – 39,900*
64GB – 37,900*
64GB- 44,900*

* Inclusive of all taxes

A snapshot of iPad’s price list shared by one of the Apple executives in Mumbai, India:

prices for iPad india revealed
Snapshot

On the other hand, BSNL revealed it’s 3G data plans for the iPad.

Prepaid

Particulars
Unlimited Monthly Plan
Limited Monthly Plan
Daily Plan
MRP of Recharge Vouchers(RCV) in Rs.^
999
599
99
Free Data Usage
Unlimited
6 GB
Unlimited
Validity
30 Days
30 Days
1 Day
Data Usage Charges Beyond Free Usage
NA
1p/10Kb
NA
Starter Pack in Rs.100^. Free.usage with activation 1GB/month for six months.
MRP is inc.usive of Service Tax @10.30%.

Postpaid Plan

Particulars
Unlimited Monthly Plan
Activation Charges in Rs. *
100
FMC in Rs. *
999
Free Data Usage
Unlimited
Validity
30 Days

*Exclusive of service tax.

Thanks to OnlyGizmos.com for pointing out the availability of BSNL 3G data plans.