International iPad Launch Date And Pricing Announced; Pre-Orders Begin On May 10

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As expected, the iPad's pricing plans in these new markets are marginally above the corresponding selling price in US. In the UK for instance, the iPad Wi-Fi models are priced between £429($635) and £699($1035) with 3G-capable models carrying a £100 premium.
Though exchange rate and logistics do play a part in this apparent difference in pricing, it must be noted that buying the iPad on
for international users.
16GB – €479 Europe, £429 U.K., $549 Canadian, $629 Australian
32GB – €579 Europe, £499 U.K., $649 Canadian, $759 Australian
64GB – €679 Europe, £599 U.K., $749 Canadian, $879 Australian
16GB – €579 Europe, £529 U.K., $679 Canadian, $799 Australian
32GB – €679 Europe, £599 U.K., $779 Canadian, $928 Australian
64GB – €779 Europe, £699 U.K., $879 Canadian, $1,049 Australian
Apple has also revealed that the iPad shall be released in more countries like Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore from July of this year. Information on pricing and launch date has not been announced as yet.
Following up with Apple 's announcement, Orange UK has also announced its pricing for data plans for
customers. The carrier has offered four different '
' plans with validity periods between one day and one month. Users may also opt for a ”
” plan that charges customers 5 pence for every MB of data downloaded. Here is a look at the different pricing plans on offer.
We are sure a lot of our international readers will be eagerly awaiting the launch date. Will you be pre-ordering a unit on May 10? Let us know in the comments.
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