New iPad Launches in 12 New Countries as Shipping Estimates Fall to 5-7 Days

As announced earlier this week, Apple today began selling the new iPad in twelve new countries: Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, South Korea, Saint Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. An additional nine countries will see the new iPad launch a week from today.


Just as Apple expands availability of the device yet again, the company is also reducing shipping estimates in a number of markets, now citing 5-7 business days for new orders instead of the 1-2 week estimate that has been in place for the past month. The new 5-7 business day estimates appear to be in effect in Apple's North American and Asia/Pacific distribution channels, but have not yet made their way to the company's European channel, where estimates remain at 1-2 weeks.

Update: Fortune posts a video of the new iPad going on sale at an Apple reseller in South Korea.

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108 months ago

This is a serious question.
Who cares? Aren't most people on this website from the United States?


Wow! seriously..get a passport. There's such a fantastic world out there. Stop being so grumpy.
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108 months ago

Cool. Now how bout some new desktops . ;) Just sayin'


Didn't you get the meme? This is the post-PC era, desktops are out :rolleyes::p
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108 months ago

Who cares? Aren't most people on this website from the United States?


According to Quantcast, about 52% of MacRumors' users are from the United States.
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108 months ago

This is a serious question.
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:rolleyes:
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108 months ago
Cool. Now how bout some new desktops . ;) Just sayin'
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108 months ago
Great, more iOS iPad & iPhone news stories. Wheres the Mac love
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