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New iPad Arrives in the US & Nine Additional Countries on Friday

SINGAPORE, Singapore ―15 March, 2012―Apple® today announced the new iPad®, the third generation of its category defining mobile device, will arrive at the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/sg/) and select Apple Authorised Resellers on Friday, 16 March in Singapore, the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and 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 3G networks around the world including those based on HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA.** Additionally, iPad 2 is available at a more affordable price starting at just SRP SGD$528.

Pricing & Availability
The new iPad Wi-Fi models will be available in black or white starting on Friday, 16 March for a suggested retail price of SGD$658 for the 16GB model, SGD$788 for the 32GB model, and SGD$918 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, will be available for a suggested retail price of SGD$828 for the 16GB model, SGD$958 for the 32GB model and SGD$1088 for the 64GB model. iPad will be sold through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com/sg/) and select Apple Authorised Resellers. Additionally, the incredible iPad 2 is now offered at a more affordable price of just SRP SGD$528 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and just SRP SGD$698 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model. iOS 5.1 and iTunes® 10.6 are currently available as free software updates. iPhoto®, iMovie® 1.3 and GarageBand® 1.2 are now available for USD$4.99 each from the App Store (www.itunes.com/appstore). Keynote® 1.6, Pages® 1.6 and Numbers® 1.6 are available for USD$9.99 each from the App Store. Updates are available for free to existing customers.

Starting 23 March the new iPad will be available in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

*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 US and on Bell, Rogers and Telus networks in Canada. Data plans sold separately.

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