Footage from today’s new iPad launch in South Korea

Footage from today’s new iPad launch in South Korea
The first wave of the 21 additional countries that are getting the new iPad this month started today. While most were smaller markets, South Korea, one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, finally got access to the new iPad.

As you can see in the video below, an extremely long line that wrapped around the block developed out in front of a local authorized reseller. Once it was time to open, employees ran the line cheering and clapping to build the excited much like what is seen at Apple Stores worldwide on release day.

Overall, the launch looks like it went off without incident. People were able to come in, buy their new iPad, pose for some pictures, and get home to play with their new gadget.

The new iPad rollout will continue on Friday, April 27th with nine more countries. At that point the new iPad will be available in 56 countries worldwide.



source: TUAW

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22 Comments

5. yatmiko

Posts: 37; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Check the scene at 1:56 It is not new ipad, new ipad has a black cover on the edge at the back

22. W.P._Android_in_that_Order

Posts: 208; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Thats actually not true. Only the LTE new ipad has that.

7. djg71087

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2010

wait days.... finally get in the door and no discount, just an applaud... F%$k that!!!

8. _PHug_

Posts: 481; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

Watched the video to see hot Korean chicks. So disappointed

9. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Looks kinda stupid, eh?

10. Mandroid

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Eh, looks like every other launch of apples latest novelty. So yes, stupid.

19. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

What is the difference if you will get your iPad today or tomorrow? Stand in the line for couple of hours to spend your money for overpriced device? I think it is just a part of fashion in other words nothing just a "spiritual poverty". By some people Apple fans are called "iSheeps", I don't want to insult, but in mine opinion (at last for me) they really looks like group of sheep standing in front of store and waiting when gate will be opened...

21. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

some people lined up in galaxy nexus launch last year and yes they also wait for the verizon store to open

13. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

how people can be so stupid to wait in line for a gadget...

14. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Samsung must be watching that

15. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Damn some phonearena staff must have loved Apple so much and was on an infraction spree on here..

17. GENARAL.LEVY

Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 17, 2012

The world is doomed by evil inequities.

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