The official price list for the iPad is as follow:
Wi-Fi only is RM1,549 (16GB); RM1,849 (32GB); RM2,149 (64GB)
Wi-Fi + 3G RM1,999 (16GB); RM2,299 (32GB) and RM2,599 (64GB)
The iPad is currently available in the physical store but not yet available in the Apple Malaysia Online Store, so there is no educational price for students and university staffs yet... would they???
There are few telco companies in Malaysia namely DiGi, Maxis and Celcom have introduced the micro SIM card, made 52% smaller for both the iPhone 4 and the iPad. So, u can simply choose their data plan for the use of your iPad.
Maxis currently has 2 plans for your iPad which is Postpaid and Prepaid.This website has made a comparison among Digi, Maxis and Celcom data package for iPad and the summary is as follow:
1. Maxis data plans starting from RM70 a month for 3.5GB of usage on their 3.5G network.
2. Digi Broadband Discover Day Plan is available for only RM38 a month for 3GB of usage. The full speed will throttle down to 128kbps from 7pm to 7am.
3. Celcom, the cheapest data plan is RM48 a month for 1GB of usage, capped to speed of 384kbps all day and all night.
Some websites saying that the iPad 2nd Generation will be coming out in the early of January 2011. If it is true, when will it be available in Malaysia? Another year to wait for it to arrive???