Apple to be in 9 more countries on 28 May

Apple has announced that iPad™ will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK on Friday 28 May. Customers can pre-order all iPad models from Apple’s online store in all nine countries beginning on Monday 10 May. In the US, Apple has already sold over one million iPads.

In Australia, the prices are as following:
Wi-Fi models: 16 GB for A$629, 32 GB for A$ 879, 64 GB for A$799;
Wi-Fi + 3G models: 16 GB for A$799, 32 GB for A$ 928, 64 GB for A$1049.
Unlike USA, all prices are GST (tax) inclusive.

iPad will be sold through the Apple Store (online), Apple's retail stores and select Apple Authorised Resellers. The iBooks™ app for iPad including Apple's iBookstore will be available as a free download from the App Store on 28 May.

Apple plans to release iPad in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore in July. Apple will announce availability, local pricing and pre-order plans for these nine additional countries at a later date.


Posted by Antony at May 7, 2010 9:17 AM

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