Remember at E3 2011 when Kaz
Hirai announced excitedly that the PS Vita’s exclusive wireless provider in the
US was AT&T? Remember the less than excited response
coming from people probably used to AT&T’s iPhone service? Both parties
have been pretty silent since then, but with CES just beginning and the Vita
poised to launch in a little over a month, AT&T finally gave us specifics
on just how you’ll get data on Sony’s 3G version of its handheld.
The month-to-month plans don’t require any
contract commitment, and come in two flavors: $14.99 for 250MB and $25 for 2GB.
No details were given on just what happens if you go over that amount, but the
prices (while not cheap) fall in line with similar AT&T data plans for phones. Since
the 3G version of the hardware is already $50 more than the Wi-Fi model, do
these prices seem fair, or do they make you want to pre-order the Wi-Fi