Apple iPad Available On Preorder In the US

Apple fans across the US will be able to place orders for their very own Apple iPad tablet devices from March 12th 5:30 am. Pacific Time or 8:30 am East Coast Time, the company has announced.

According to an article on TidBITS, a blog related to news about Apple, the firm will commence accepting pre-orders of the device, which will be up for grabs from April 3rd.

Citing the emailed response from Apple, the blog reported that the pre-orders will be accepted for both Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi and 3G iPad models, with the Wi-Fi model being shipped from April 3rd.

The company had also revealed in the email that international model of the device will be available to the people of Australia, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, in 'late April'.

The Cupertino based consumer electronics company had released the first iPad advertisement during the Oscar ceremony, which consisted of a 30-second sneak peak into the amazing functionality offered by Steve Jobs creation that comes with a tag line of “A magical and revolutionary product at an unbelievable prices. Coming April 3.”

You can read through the long list of articles we've written on Apple's new device (here) including indepth analysis about the impact the tablet will have on Apple's business and the content industry.

Our Comments

Apple's first tablet device, which was the subject of several rumours and speculations, was unveiled by Steve Jobs at a press conference in San Francisco on January 27th, and was greeted with much enthusiasm and equal criticism.

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