New iPad to arrive in 21 more countries by month’s end

17 Apr 2012

The new iPad

Apple is bringing the new, third-generation iPad to 12 more countries by the end of this week. It will also release the tablet to nine additional countries by the end of the month.

The new iPad will debut in South Korea, Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela on 20 April.

On 27 April, Apple will bring the new iPad to Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand.

Apple released its third-generation iPad initially in 10 countries, including the UK and the US, on 16 March. It then arrived in Ireland and 24 other countries a week later.

The tablet has a 2,048 x 1,536 resolution Retina display, offering 264ppi on its screen with a 44pc better colour saturation than the iPad 2.

It runs on an A5X chip with quad core graphics and has a rear-facing camera with a 5-megapixel sensor.