PRESS RELEASE April 16, 2012

New iPad Arrives in South Korea & 11 Additional Countries This Week

CUPERTINO, California―April 16, 2012―Apple today announced the new iPad, the third generation of its category defining mobile device, will arrive in South Korea and 11 additional countries on Friday, April 20. 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. The new iPad still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light.
In addition to South Korea, the new iPad also will be available beginning on Friday, April 20 in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Beginning on Friday, April 27, the new iPad will be available in Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand.
The new iPad Wi-Fi and iPad Wi-Fi + 4G** will be available in black or white in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models. Additionally, iPad 2 is available at a more affordable price.
Pricing & Availability
The new iPad Wi-Fi models will be available in black or white on Friday, April 27 for a suggested retail price of INR 30,500 inc. VAT (INR 29,048 exVAT) for the 16GB model,INR 36,500 inc. VAT (INR 34,762 ex VAT ) for the 32GB model and INR 42,500 inc. VAT( INR 40,476 ex VAT) for the 64GB model. The iPad Wi-Fi + 4G models will be available for a suggested retail price of INR 38,900 inc. VAT (INR 37,048 exVAT) for the 16GB model, INR 44,900 inc. VAT (INR 42,762 ex VAT) for the 32GB model and INR 50,900 inc. VAT (INR 48,476 ex VAT) for the 64GB model.** The new iPad will be sold through select Apple Authorized Resellers. Additionally, iPad 2 is available at a more affordable price starting at just INR 24,500 inc. VAT (INR 23,333 ex VAT) for the 16 GB Wi-Fi model and just INR 32,900 inc. VAT (INR 31,333 ex VAT) for the 16 GB Wi-Fi + 3G model
**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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