iPad to release in 25 more countries on March 23rd
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As the iPad is being released in 9 countries along with US today, it has also been clarified that the tablet will be made available in 25 additional countries on 23ed of March. These 25 countries will mostly include the European countries.
It is expected that the iPad will sale about 1million of its devices on the first day of its sales. However it will be released only on 9 counties across the world. The new iPad is Apple’s third version of their iPad tablets. This new version has been upgraded to the latest technologies available today and also some future technologies are also introduced to this device.
It sports a faster processor and a sharp Retina Display screen providing a very high resolution. It also works with the 4G networks.
The list of Countries which will be getting the device on 23rd of March, that is next Friday, includes, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Currently, Apple has stopped taking pre-orders for Friday and it is also expected that the customers will have to wait for two to three weeks in order to make a purchase online. Long lines are expected to be seen in the retail shops which will be selling the devices. According to Apple in US they will be available in Apple’s own stores along with Best Buy, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Target and Walmart.
The prices start from $499 to $699 with only Wi-Fi models and the price varying with different size of the storage. The 4G models will however be sold for $629 to $829. Along with that it is also being informed by Apple that the iPad2 prices have been reduced by $100. So, the basic model or the only Wi-Fi model of iPad2 with will cost only $399 while the cellular version with the 3G network will cost $529.