The international release date of iPad has been confirmed. iPad release date for UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and Switzerland is on Friday, 28 May 2010. Apple online store in these countries will be taking pre-order from 10 May 2010.
As for diehard Mac and Apple fans in Singapore and Hong Kong, you will have to wait for 2 more months.
iPad Singapore Release Date
The release date of iPad for Singapore, Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands and New Zealand will be in July. Apple will announce the exact date, local pricing and pre-order plans for these nine countries at a later date.
However, it was not clear if both iPad and iPad 3G will be both available for the international release on 28 May 2010.
The international release date has been delayed due to the strong demand of iPad in the US market.
In the US, Apple has already sold over one million iPads and customers have downloaded over 12 million apps from the App Store, as well as over 1.5 million ebooks from the new iBookstore. More information on iPad release date at the following press release: