Apple iSlate pricing leaked before Apple announcement?

Apple’s ‘latest creation’ may be just a day away, but some are seemingly struggling to keep quiet about the rumoured Tablet. A German electronics retailer apparently leaked, via Twitter, pricing and a launch date for the Apple iSlate in Europe.

 

Media Markt, the Tweeting culprit in question, revealed into the microblogging-sphere that the iSlate would cost 499 Euros on a T-Mobile contract, or 899 Euros without. Using our powers of conversion, that would be around £436 with contract and a whopping £786 without.

 

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The tweet, which has since been deleted, also claimed that the device would go on sale on March 1st, which would be swift action on Apple’s part, given that they’ll need to guarantee enough iSlate’s to meet the innevitably huge demand.

 

Whether this is just another chunk of lies to add to the heaving rumour pile or actually a rare slither of truth, we don’t have long to wait to find out. Either way, the idea of paying just under £800 for a tablet – when the fully fledged Apple comps don’t cost much more – makes us wonder what it’s really going to be capable of…

 

Link: Ubergizmo

 

Apple’s ‘latest creation’ may be just a day away, but some are seemingly struggling to keep quiet about the rumoured Tablet. A German electronics retailer apparently leaked, via Twitter, pricing and a launch date for the Apple iSlate in Europe.

 

Media Markt, the Tweeting culprit in question, revealed into the microblogging-sphere that the iSlate would cost 499 Euros on a T-Mobile contract, or 899 Euros without. Using our powers of conversion, that would be around £436 with contract and a whopping £786 without.

 

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 – Apple iSlate could conquer netbook says retailer

 – iPhone 4 rumours: 10 Things we know so far

 

The tweet, which has since been deleted, also claimed that the device would go on sale on March 1st, which would be swift action on Apple’s part, given that they’ll need to guarantee enough iSlate’s to meet the innevitably huge demand.

 

Whether this is just another chunk of lies to add to the heaving rumour pile or actually a rare slither of truth, we don’t have long to wait to find out. Either way, the idea of paying just under £800 for a tablet – when the fully fledged Apple comps don’t cost much more – makes us wonder what it’s really going to be capable of…

 

Link: Ubergizmo

 

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