Apple has confirmed that the iPad 2 will go on sale in 25 additional countries this Friday, March 25. They are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. Online sales will begin 1 a.m. and Apple Stores (along with authorized resellers) will begin selling units at 5 p.m. local time.
“While competitors are still struggling to catch up with our first iPad, we’ve changed the game again with iPad 2,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’re experiencing amazing demand for iPad 2 in the US, and customers around the world have told us they can’t wait to get their hands on it. We appreciate everyone’s patience and we are working hard to build enough iPads for everyone.”
Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore will have to wait until April for the iPad 2 to become available, with even more countries to be included in launch in the coming months. Full press release after the gap.