It’s been heard from Apple’s iPad selection page for Latin America, that the iPad 3 will be available for people in market in 13 new countries in that region this Friday, May 11. Importantly, Brazil is the addition in the list for this month launching. Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is already getting prepared for the production on iPhone and iPad production in Brazil.
The Apple’s country-specific store pages disclosed that total of 30 countries is on list for the launch of iPad 3 on coming weekend. From that list most of the countries will have the launch for new iPad on Friday, May 11, but seven countries in the Middle East will debut the new iPad on Saturday, May 12. The detail includes:
May 11: Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius, Morocco, Peru, Taiwan, Tunisia, Vietnam
May 12: Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Countries like China, Honduras, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and the Philippines are still on waiting list for getting the certification of selling of the new iPad. Apple is now promoting lower pricing on the iPad 2 in those countries as it awaits final approvals for the new device.
Apple also quietly launched the new iPad in Turkey this past Saturday, May 5, and following this weekend’s launches the new iPad will be available in close to 90 countries around the world.