This Friday, April 20, Apple will be releasing the new iPad in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, South Korea, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Next Friday, April 27, Apple will be adding Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand to the list as well. That's a total of 22 new countries.
If you're 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 then you're also in luck! The new iPad launches today in your country!
Did it blow you away and make you think you were finally holding the future in your hands? Was it better than you expected your eyes not believing the quality of the Retina display or LTE speeds? Was it just what you expected, no more, no less? Did it disappoint you in some way? Or was it just simply the worst thing Apple ever spat from their cauldron?
Yours truly and Mobile Nations' own Kevin Michaluk, pinch hitting for iMore in Miami during the massive new iPad launch, procured our own glass and aluminum possessions at the local Walmart at the stroke of midnight, and did what any self respecting gadget enthusiasts in our position would do -- we ran over and showed them off and answered questions in front of the Miami Apple Store!
It's not often we can manage to get the Chief Media Officer here at Mobile Nations, Kevin Michaluk to go all in on some Apple coverage for us being the number one BlackBerry fanboy and all. But here we are on the eve of the launch of the new iPad and at the Lincoln Road Apple store in Miami is Kevin, taking the time to gather up some coverage for us.
Waiting for your new iPad to arrive? Whether you're standing by the door or standing in line, here's something for you to listen to. Nothing like a tasty podcast snack to help the time pass!
Georgia, Seth, and Rene help you pick out your new iPad with complete buying advice on color, storage capacity, and 3G/LTE data networks, along with app, game, case, and accessory compatibility tips. And a special appearance from Phil! This is iPhone & iPad Live!
iMore Nation ASSEMBLE! This is it, folks. The Super Bowl and Oscars all rolled into one. The big spring gadget release of the year. The new iPad launch. At 8am local time (which is round about now if you're in Australia) Apple Retail Stores will be opening their doors, and UPS and Fedex trucks will start pulling into driveways, and the new iPad will finally be in the hands of our readers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands.
Apple has confirmed that the second wave of the new iPad rollout will begin Friday, March 23, 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.