New iPad Tops Three MillionAUCKLAND, New Zealand―20 March, 2012―Apple® today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad®, since its launch on Friday, 16 March. The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight® camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video, and still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light. iPad Wi-Fi + 4G supports ultrafast 4G LTE networks in the US and Canada, and fast networks around the world including those based on HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA.**
“The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million sold―the strongest iPad launch yet,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers are loving the incredible new features of iPad, including the stunning Retina display, and we can't wait to get it into the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.”
The new iPad is already available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands and will be available in 24 more countries starting at 8:00 a.m. local time on Friday, 23 March through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/nz) and select Apple Authorised Resellers, including New Zealand, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
The new iPad Wi-Fi will be available in New Zealand in black or white for a recommended retail price of NZD$729 inc. GST for the 16GB model, NZD$879 inc. GST for the 32GB model, and NZD$1029 inc. GST for the 64GB model. iPad Wi-Fi + 4G for ultrafast 4G LTE networks in the US and Canada and fast 3G networks around the world including those based on HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA, is available for a recommended retail price of NZD$929 inc. GST for the 16GB model, NZD$1079 inc. GST for the 32GB model and NZD$1228 inc. GST for the 64GB model. iPad is sold through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/nz) and select Apple Authorised Resellers. Additionally, the incredible iPad 2 is now offered at a more affordable price of RRP NZD$579 inc. GST for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and just RRP NZD$779 inc. GST for the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model.
*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
**4G LTE is supported only on AT&T and Verizon networks in the U.S. and on Bell, Rogers, and Telus networks in Canada. Data plans sold separately.
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