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Can i buy an iPad 3 with Verizons 4G LTE with iOS 6.1?

343 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 30, 2013 5:11 AM by Meg St._Clair RSS
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00 PM

With the iOS 6.1 update, does this mean the older iPads (iPad 2 and 3) can have 4G LTE service? Do i have to buy the iPad wifi + cellular? Also, can my iPhone 4S get the 4G LTE?

iPad 2, iOS 6.1, iPad 2, iPad 3, Verizon 4G LTE
  • Meg St._Clair Level 8 Level 8 (37,450 points)

    The Verizon iPad 3 always had 4G LTE. It doesn't need 6.1 for that. In order for a device to get LTE, it must have th LTE hardware bulit in. And LTE is a cellular service so, yes, it has to be an iPad with WiF + Cellular. The iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S do not have an LTE chip. The cannot use the LTE network regardless of the version of the software they're running.

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