Apple has confirmed that the iPad 2 will go on sale in 25 additional countries this Friday, March 25. They are:Â 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.
â€œWhile competitors are still struggling to catch up with our first iPad, weâ€™ve changed the game again with iPad 2,â€ said Steve Jobs, Appleâ€™s CEO. â€œWeâ€™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 everyoneâ€™s patience and we are working hard to build enough iPads for everyone.â€
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.