Buy for LTE Connectivity
Are you looking for an always connected iPad that costs less than $500?
The new 9.7-inch iPad supports LTE so you can pair it up with a plan on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular so that your iPad is always connected to the Internet.
With LTE you can stream movies, use apps, send messages and FaceTime without WiFi. This is handy if you travel a lot of as a cell phone alternative for a kid.
Expect to pay $10 to $20 a month to connect the iPad with LTE to your plan. You can also easily connect it to other networks without swapping SIMS as long as they support Apple's special SIM card.