First National Bank has announced the inclusion of Apple’s New iPad (aka iPad 3) to their mobile device promotion which offers qualifying cheque account holders – smartphones and tablets at reduced monthly rates.
Last week Friday (27 April 2012) the New iPad was officially launched in South Africa, and earlier last week the Core Group revealed its pricing for the New iPad with the 16GB Wi-Fi only version costing around R4,999. The local bank had also reduced its pricing on the Apple iPad 2 with the New iPad inheriting the relatively same launch pricing as the iPad 2.
FNB had explained during the early days of their mobile device promotion – that they have a direct agreement with Apple and import Apple products themselves. So for those who don’t know, FNB has been offering mobile devices such as the iPad and Galaxy S II to its qualifying cheque account holders on interest free 24 month contracts with the device cost being added to clients monthly bank charges.
FNB did explain that due to high demand and limited stock they could not guarantee the color of the product and date of delivery.
Due to high demand, FNB cannot guarantee the colour of any Apple iPad product/s. Limited stock is available and FNB cannot guarantee a delivery date at this time. Should you place an order with FNB, please rest assured that we will do our utmost to get your device to you in the shortest possible time. FNB also undertakes to communicate regularly with clients who have placed an order.
|Device||Gold Cheque Account*||Platinum Cheque Account*||Private Clients Account*|
|The new Apple iPad 32GB 4G&Wi-Fi||R391 (R92 + R299)||R409 (R110 + R299)||R409 (R110 + R299)|
|The new Apple iPad 16GB 4G&Wi-Fi||R351 (R92 + R259)||R369 (R110 + R259)||R369 (R110 + R259)|
|The new Apple iPad 16GB Wi-Fi only||R297 (R92 + R205)||R315 (R110 + R205)||R315 (R110 + R205)|
|Apple iPad 2 16GB 3G Wi-Fi||R311 (R92 + R219)||R329 (R110 + R219)||R329 (R110 + R219)|
|*PLUS Smartphone/Tablet per month (for 24 months) – (Account Cost per month / Device Cost per month)|
For more info visit the FNB Website.