Apple have pushed out a Press Release today clarifying their ongoing iPad 2 launch schedule around the globe. Initially the iPad 2 will be available in 25 more countries as of this Friday, March the 25th.
iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK on March 25 for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model, $699 (US) the 64GB model. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G 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.
After that the iPad 2 will be available in key Asian countries, including Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore in April.
iPad 2 will be available in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and additional countries in April, and in many more countries around the world in the coming months. Further international availability and pricing will be announced at a later date.
Steve Jobs again asserted that the iPad 2 is yet another step ahead of the competition, who have still not really caught up with the original iPad, when one takes a look at the overall package of iOS, the iPad and Apple’s App Store ecosystem.
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