An Apple press release published announced the impending availability of the iPad on Japan’s NTT DoCoMo carrier. According to the release, both the iPad Air and iPad mini will be available on the largest Japanese carrier on June 10th. The carrier has supported the iPhone since late 2013. Both tablets will work with the DoCoMo LTE network. The company’s iPad LTE plans are already listed on its website, though you won’t actually be able to buy the device just yet. Both models will be available for pre-purchase on June 2nd, the same day Apple will be kicking off its Worldwide Developers Conference.
NTT DOCOMO and Apple have come together to make an announcement that both the iPad Air as well as iPad mini with Retina display will be made available on the DOCOMO network starting from this Tuesday, June 10. The iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will deliver the power and capability of the A7 chip, in addition to advanced graphics on a Retina display, as well as high-speed LTE performance in the Land of the Rising Sun. Kaoru Kato, President and CEO of NTT DOCOMO, INC., is pleased as punch with this new development as he shared, “With the addition of iPad alongside iPhone, we now offer the complete lineup of Japan’s most popular mobile devices on the nation’s most reliable LTE network. We know our customers will enjoy using iPad Air and iPad mini, and anticipate that new customers will look to experience these amazing devices on our high-quality network with our new billing plan.”