Aaron PereiraApr 17, 2012 09:18:15 IST
While the new iPad may have been launched just over a month in the US and a handful of other countries, the third generation tablet from Apple is yet to officially land on a number of shores across the world with India being one of them. The wait for the latest slate from Apple appears to be coming to a close with Apple announcing that the device will officially come to India along with a number of countries next week.
Finally coming to India
As per the announcement from Apple, “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.” They go on to state that 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.”
So it will be just 10 days till the highly anticipated tablet from Apple will finally make its way here. As for pricing, here is a look at what it will be available for:
iPad Wi-Fi only
16GB – Rs. 30,500
32GB – Rs. 36,500
64GB - 42,500
iPad Wi-Fi + 4G
16GB – Rs. 38,900
32GB – Rs. 44,900
64GB – Rs. 50,900
The brand has also dropped the prices of the iPad 2 in India with the 16GB Wi-Fi version available for Rs. 24,500 and Rs. 32,900 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model. With the wait almost over, you can now start breaking the piggy bank. To see how the new iPad fared against the iPad 2, click here.