In a recent press release Apple Inc. announced the release of its ‘magical and revolutionary’ iPad in the U.S on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The April 3 release is however, only for Wi-Fi models; while the Wi-Fi + 3G models will be launched in late April.

And what is more exciting to the announcement is that beginning March 12, US customers can pre-order both Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models from Apple’s online store ( or from any Apple retail store.

Apple also announced the availability of all iPad models in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K in late April. iPad users will be able to browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch videos, listen to music, play games, read e-books and much more.iPad with initiate the beginning of a new era

iPad will definitely mark the beginning of a new era where you can now connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, spontaneous and enjoyable way than ever before. The revolutionary product which weighs 1.5 pounds is just 0.5 inches thick and is thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook. Moreover, it delivers battery life of up to 10 hours – although results may vary depending upon device settings, usage and other factors.

Apart from that, the iPad’s Multi-Touch™ interface gives a whole new dimension to web surfing, by making it more interactive and intimate than on a computer. You can not only read and send email on iPad’s large screen; but can also import photos from a Mac, PC or digital camera, organized them as albums and view or share them using iPad’s elegant slideshows. Book your iPad now and get ready to watch movies, TV shows and YouTube on your iPad.

Easy access to App Store for iPad Apps

You can now wirelessly browse, buy and download new apps from the App Store on iPad. Apart from the 12 innovative apps designed exclusively for iPad, you can also run almost all of the more than 150,000 apps on the App Store, including applications available for iPhone or iPod touch. Developers are busy developing exciting new apps for the iPad on popular demand that take advantage of its Multi-Touch interface, large screen and high-quality graphics.

Not to mention, the iTunes Store gives iPad users access to the world’s most popular online music, TV and movie store with a catalog of over 12 million songs, over 55,000 TV episodes and over 8,500 films including over 2,500 in stunning high definition. Moreover, all the apps and content you download on iPad from the App Store, iTunes Store and iBookstore will be automatically synced to your iTunes library the next time you connect with your computer.

Pricing & Availability

- iPad will be available in Wi-Fi models in the US on April 3, 2010 for a retail price of $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB.

- The Wi-Fi + 3G models will be available in late April for a retail price of $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB and $829 for 64GB.

Will you buy your iPad now OR wait and watch? Share your views.

Posted: Seuli.B


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