Well that was quick. Shortly after rumors emerged regarding a 128GB iPad comes word from Apple that they’re set to release a 128GB model of the fourth generation iPad on February 5.
The 128GB model will come in Wi-Fi and Cellular options, and as has become standard, in both black and white models. The pricing for the wi-fi model will check in at $ 799 while the cellular model will go for $ 929.
Apple’s press release reads in part:
Apple today announced a 128GB* version of the fourth generation iPad with Retina display. The 128GB iPad with Wi-Fi and iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular models provide twice the storage capacity of the 64GB models to hold even more valuable content including photos, documents, projects, presentations, books, movies, TV shows, music and apps.
“With more than 120 million iPads sold, it’s clear that customers around the world love their iPads, and everyday they are finding more great reasons to work, learn and play on their iPads rather than their old PCs,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “With twice the storage capacity and an unparalleled selection of over 300,000 native iPad apps, enterprises, educators and artists have even more reasons to use iPad for all their business and personal needs.”
Apple also pointed out that that nearly every Fortune 500 company has either deployed or is currently testing the iPad while approximately 85% of the Global 500 are currently testing or deploying the iPad.