Apple’s new iPad is all set to travel the world as it is destined to reach South Korea and 11 more countries by April 20. The list includes Malaysia, Panama, Dominican Republic, Croatia, Brunei, Guatemala, St Maarten, Venezuela, Cyprus, El Salvador and Uruguay.
By April 27, Apple’s cookie will land fresh in nations like India, Israel, Lithuania, South Africa, Montenegro, Colombia, Estonia, Latvia and Thailand. Available in two color choices of black and white, the slate will ship in two versions namely Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 4G.
As for the pricing, the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB Wi-Fi variants can be picked up for $499, $599 and $699, correspondingly. For the Wi-Fi + 4G model, the price details read as $629, $729 and $829 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants, respectively. It is being retailed at the App Store and at specific authorized resellers of the company. The price cut seen with the iPad 2 is applicable to these regions as well and it begins at $399.
In terms of the specifications, the slab sports a 9.7-inch Retina display offering 2048 x 1536p resolutions. An A5X chip supporting quad-core graphics is on board, which is a significant change from that seen in the second generation slate. There’s a 5MP iSight camera fitted on the back panel that also provides 1080p video recording capability. The battery life of the slate is about 10 hours, reveals the company.
All web-connectivity options like CDMA, HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA along with GSM are supported by the Wi-Fi + 4G model. As mentioned above, the new iPad will reach South Korea and 11 other countries this week.