If you’re hoping to buy an Apple iPad in the US this month, you’ll be disappointed to find out that the Cupertino company’s first tablet will only be available starting April 3 – so those rumors about production problems may be true.
Of course, it’s only the 3G-less iPad that’s going to be available on April 3. For the 3G version of the tablet you’ll have to wait until the end of April – when both the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G iPads will also be launched in Canada, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and Japan.
As a reminder, the prices for the iPad’s various versions will be as following:
- Apple iPad 16GB with Wi-Fi: $499
- Apple iPad 32GB with Wi-Fi: $599
- Apple iPad 64GB with Wi-Fi: $699
- Apple iPad 16GB with Wi-Fi and 3G: $629
- Apple iPad 32GB with Wi-Fi and 3G: $729
- Apple iPad 64GB with Wi-Fi and 3G: $829
“iPad is something completely new. We’re excited for customers to get their hands on this magical and revolutionary product and connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before,” says Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
I’m not sure how something that looks just like a bigger iPhone can be completely new, but anyway.
Starting March 12, US customers will be able to preorder the iPad through Apple’s online store.
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