Apple released news today about their release day for the iPad. According to the release, the Wi-Fi models of the iPad will be available starting April 3, with the Wi-Fi and 3G models rolled out by late April. Starting on March 12, U.S. customers can pre-order the device either online or at their local Apple retail store where you can pick it up as an in store experience. The iPad will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK in late April.
Pricing has remained the same, with the basic Wi-Fi enabled iPad model with a entry price of $499 Pricing for the iPad is as follows: $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB. Wi-Fi + 3G models will be available in late April for $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB and $829 for 64GB. Apple is releasing with 12 free iPad apps designed especially for iPad and will run almost all of the 150,000 apps from the iPad App Store. Apple will include the iBooks store app, which will be available for free download from the iPad Apps Store in the US on the iPad release day. iPad has been coined the Kindle-killer will debut with in all models of iPad and be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK in late April.
Drumroll please…. on March 12, US customers can pre-order both Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models from Apple’s online store (www.apple.com) or reserve a Wi-Fi model to pick up on Saturday, April 3, at an Apple retail store.
“iPad is something completely new,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’re excited for customers to get their hands on this magical and revolutionary product and connect with their iPad apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before.”Starting at just $499, iPad lets users browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch videos, listen to music, play games, read ebooks and much more. iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds¿thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook¿and delivers battery life of up to 10 hours although they do point out that results may vary. Will you be ordering your iPad on March 12th, the day the iPad store opens? All of us here at MyiPadApps.com will be queuing up in the Apple online store to get our dreamy revolutionary device. The world will change again on April 3rd!