The new iPad to arrive in 30 more countries Friday and Saturday, Brazil and Saudi Arabia among them

The new iPad to arrive in 30 more countries Friday and Saturday, Brazil and Saudi Arabia among them
May 11 and 12 will see the availability of Apple's latest and greatest tablet, the new iPad, in 30 more countries around the world, the company listed. Foxconn's Brazilian plant saw an approval to assemble the device not long ago, went through protests over working conditions, and now the country will have an official launch this Friday. 

Brazil commands the highest iPhone and iPad prices in the world, despite that the devices are made there, so we are curious how the new iPad will fare in Sambaland.

The other countries set for launch on May 11 are Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Costa Rica, CuraƧao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius, Morocco, Peru, Taiwan, Tunisia, and Vietnam.

The weekend will see the next batch of countries receiving an official launch on May 12 - Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Apple is still trying to overcome hurdles before launching the new iPad in some crucial markets like China, where its trademark dispute with Proview looks about to be settled soon.

source: Apple via MacRumors

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6 Comments

1. djg71087

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2010

by expanding to different countries that will allow their stocks to rise again, keeping shareholders happy. *Not really exciting news though...

2. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

I Like apple products, ios is neat and all but way too expensive man!! Technology is growing everyday, a few years ago who would've thought you'd have quad core phones,by 2013-14 the most we'll be seeing hexa-core and by 2015-16 octa-core. technology is evolving blazing fast. the price is what beats me,guess i'll just stick to a single core 1ghz for now until i have some money to blow for me and my baby.

3. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

God, please help these poor people...

4. jimjam unregistered

The new ipad .... what was Jobs 2 thinking when he named it that??! I suppose the next ipad will have to be called the newer ipad!

5. viper_3005

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

india ? f**king hell! when is it coming here?!

6. troybuilt

Posts: 155; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Don't you all know, all these places will have 4G coverage for the iPad. lol

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