Apple iPad due in Australia in late April

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Apple has announced that the iPad in both its 3G and Wi-Fi forms will go on sale in Australia in late April 2010.

Apple iPad (Credit: Apple/CNET)

Both the Wi-Fi and 3G models will hit Australian stores at the same time, but specifics about pricing and available capacities won't be announced until early April. There's also been no word yet on carriers or plans for the 3G units.

The Wi-Fi version of the iPad will be available in US stores on Saturday, 3 April for between US$499 and US$699, depending on the capacity. Americans wishing to buy the 3G-enabled iPad will have to wait until late April like customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

For more information on the Apple iPad check out our comprehensive preview, as well as our hands-on photo gallery and comparison with the Amazon Kindle.

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oldie posted a comment   

If all it does is aid the improvement of language to some, it will be deemed successful.

 

dazzone posted a comment   

i will be buying 1 even 7 of my friends buying 1 too. if you don't like it shut up

 

ArdnibanI posted a reply   
Australia

go for more too .its u paying more for socalled tablet killer ****!personally ,im upset with this product from apple .ipod touch is far good portable than i pad ha ha i pad ,,

 

George posted a comment   

Yeah this isn't really worthy of a news post.

You'd have to be extraordinarily thick-headed to ever buy one of those things, and the release date doesn't change that simple FACT

 

Jimmy posted a reply   

Why not? even the bad product got their post.

 

nanorazor posted a reply   
Australia

Why does people expect this to be good as iphone. this product is going to be like the macbook air. Cnet will post this up so more people can come to there website posting negatives point about it.

 

RichardM1 posted a comment   
Australia

Ummm, with respect, that's not news. Pricing and date have been on the Apple AU website for at least a week and I suspect longer.

 

KurtP posted a reply   
Australia

So don't read it then, Richard. I didn't know about this, and it was great informative news to me.




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