Apple to Launch Third-Generation iPad in China on July 20

Apple today announced that the third-generation iPad will launch in China on Friday, July 20. The announcement comes a little over a week after Apple settled a trademark dispute over the "iPad" name in China for $60 million.

In China the new iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (, select Apple Authorized Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning Thursday, July 19 for pick up the following day.

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China has rapidly become one of Apple's most important markets despite a slower-than-expected retail store rollout, and the launch of the latest iPad has been highly anticipated there as it debuted in roughly 100 other countries before making its way to China.

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Simplicated Avatar
155 months ago
What will the scalpers bring this time? Knives? :D
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JohnH108 Avatar
155 months ago
Get the riot Police ready:D :eek:
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Mad Mac Maniac Avatar
155 months ago
And yet Apple is releasing a 3rd gen iPad "refresh" in a few months... :rolleyes:
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barkomatic Avatar
155 months ago
Hopefully, the re-sellers will get screwed like the did in the U.S.
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the8thark Avatar
155 months ago
Say, aren't they coming out with a nifty new 7" iPad soon?

Only if you believe the rumours.
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Schizoid Avatar
155 months ago
And yet Apple is releasing a 3rd gen iPad "refresh" in a few months... :rolleyes:

are they?! :eek:
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