Apple has finally announced the new version of it’s iPad Tablet for the China market, the manufacturers just made the announcement that the new iPad will go on sale in China on Friday, July 20th. The announcement of the arrival to the far east comes only a few weeks after they settled a lawsuit with Proview for $60 million in China over the iPad trademark.
They also noted that they will give customers the opportunity to reserve the device a day early on July 19th giving the customers the ability to get their devices without the rush we normally see when the company launches a new device.
As a reminder, the new generation iPad tablet comes with a stunning new Retina display, it is powered by Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, it has the Siri Voice System, a 5-Megapixel iSight Camera on the back that has advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. The device will go for the same price as was suggested for the United States market… Read the full press release below.
New iPad Arrives in China on Friday, July 20
CUPERTINO, California?July 10, 2012?Apple® today announced the new iPad®, the third generation of its category defining mobile device, will arrive in China on Friday, July 20. The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight® camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. The new iPad still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light.
The new iPad Wi-Fi models will be available in black or white 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. The iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular models 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. In China the new iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), select Apple Authorized Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning Thursday, July 19 for pick up the following day. Additionally, iPad 2 is available at a more affordable price starting at just $399 (US).
*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
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