The new iPad, despite its weird name, is doing very well and has showed record number of sales in the first few days after launch. It’s been a month since Apple launched the new iPad in the United States and now it’s ready to be available in even more countries. Apple has just released a Press Release stating that they’ll be launching the new iPad in 12 new countries on April 20 and 9 others on April 27.
Apple’s new iPad, will be available this Friday, April 20, in South Korea, Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. On the next Friday, April 27, the new iPad will also be making its way to Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand. That covers most of the world and Apple’s international coverage. Now, all we have to do is wait and watch how well it sells. I’m thinking, pretty well!
Have you been saving up for the all new Retina display, A5X, new graphics and camera equipped ‘new iPad’? Well, we hope that you’re a citizen of at least one of the above mentioned countries.
If you’re interested in reading the full Press Release you can find it below:
New iPad Arrives in South Korea & 11 Additional Countries This Week
CUPERTINO, California―April 16, 2012―Apple® today announced the new iPad®, the third generation of its category defining mobile device, will arrive in South Korea and 11 additional countries on Friday, April 20. The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight® camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. The new iPad still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light.
In addition to South Korea, the new iPad also will be available beginning on Friday, April 20 in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Beginning on Friday, April 27, the new iPad will be available in Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand.
The new iPad Wi-Fi models will be available in black or white for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model and $699 (US) for the 64GB model. The iPad Wi-Fi + 4G models will be available for a suggested retail price of $629 (US) for the 16GB model, $729 (US) for the 32GB model and $829 (US) for the 64GB model.** The new iPad will be sold through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) and select Apple Authorized Resellers. Additionally, iPad 2 is available at a more affordable price starting at just $399.
*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
**4G LTE is supported only on AT&T and Verizon networks in the U.S. and on Bell, Rogers and Telus networks in Canada. Data plans sold separately.
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