Apple a vandut 3 milioane de iPad-uri in primul weekend de la lansare, devenind, astfel, gadgetul cu cele mai spectaculoase vanzari din istoria companiei.
“New iPad este un blockbuster si ne asteptam ca vanzarile sa continue in acest ritm sustinut”, a declarat Philip Schiller, vicepresedintele de marketing Apple.
Noul iPad se comercializeaza, in prezent, in SUA, Australia, Canada, Franta, Germania, Hong Kong, Japonia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Elvetia, Marea Britanie si Insulele Virgine.
De pe 23 martie, tableta va ajunge si in alte 24 de tari printre care si Romania.
New iPad Wi-Fi costa 499 in SUA pentru modelul de 16GB, 599 dolari pentru cel de 32 GB si 699 dolari pentru cel de 64 GB. iPad Wi-Fi + 4G costa 629, 729 respectiv 829 dolari pentru modelele de 16,32 si 64 GB.
Mai multe detalii, in comunicatul de presa de mai jos.
New iPad Tops Three Million
CUPERTINO, California―March 19, 2012―Apple® today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad®, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megaPixel iSight® camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video, and still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light. iPad Wi-Fi + 4G supports ultrafast 4G LTE networks in theUS andCanada, and fast networks around the world including those based on HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA.**
“The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million sold―the strongest iPad launch yet,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers are loving the incredible new features of iPad, including the stunning Retina display, and we can’t wait to get it into the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.”
The new iPad is already available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and the US Virgin Islands and will be available in 24 more countries starting at 8:00 a.m. local time on Friday, March 23 through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers, including Austria, BeLGium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
The new iPad Wi-Fi models are available in black or white for a suggested retail price of $499 (US) for the 16GB model, $599 (US) for the 32GB model, $699 (US) for the 64GB model. iPad Wi-Fi + 4G for either AT&T or Verizon is 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 is sold in theUSthrough the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. Additionally, the incredible iPad 2 is now offered at a more affordable price of $399 (US) for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and just $529 (US) for the 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G model.