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iPad 2 India Launch officially announced !

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Yes, it is all true (and not just hearsay) – iPad 2 launch in India has been officially announced in India. According to the press release the 2nd generation of its uber popular iPad  will arrive in Japan on Thursday, April 28 and Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, India and seven additional countries on Friday, April 29.

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Here is what the press release says:

iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available in Japan on April 28 and Hong Kong, India, Israel, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey and UAE on April 29 for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model and $699 (US) for the 64GB model. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G will be available for a suggested retail price of $629 (US) for the 16GB model, $729 (US) for the 32GB model and $829 (US) for the 64GB model. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available in China on May 6, and further international availability will be announced at a later date.

So, if you are a Apple Fan boy and want to get your hands on this coveted device before any-one else – make a beeline in front of Apple stores at 9:00 am sharp, which is when the stores in India will open with Shiny iPad 2 on their shelves. And yes, in India they don’t have too many Apple stores, so you can go to the premium resellers of Apple Products – Croma,  Vijay Sales, Reliance iStore and eZone !

Additionally, many blogs had previously mentioned that price of iPad 2 in India will be same as iPad (16GB wifi model for ) – but that’s not the case. iPad 2 will come at a slight premium.

Labnol got hold of the expected iPad 2 prices (who was tipped by Deepak Dhingra):

iPad 2 Prices in India

  16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
iPad 2 with Wi-Fi Rs. 29,500 Rs. 34,500 Rs. 39,500
iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G Rs. 36,900 Rs. 41,900 Rs. 46,900

 

So, Will you be one of those who will get their hands on iPad 2 on the first day of the India release – If you are, let us know Smile


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  2. Sushil Lokhande says

    NICE

  3. Sujoy Das says

    Great prize ipad 2 is nice.

  4. Madan Sagare says

    nice….

  5. Sharad Goela says

    Great Price, think of buying one 4 my son though he's not a techno buff like me.

  6. rakesh says

    Great News!!!
    I was waiting for this device since its release in USA. Now its time for me to have iPad 2 in my hands. Thanks a bunch for sharing this superrrb news!!

  7. 1stblogger says

    Yeah even I wish if they could sell at the original iPad’s price. But whatever it’s worth to pay 1.5 k extra and getting it earlier.this is no sense in bringing only wifi or only 3g product in todays age of communication n connectivity even cheapest tablet and smartphone has both 3g and wifi.Sorry to say that but i am atleast not considering to buy ipad2 even though its great and going with others options in market

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