Apple is launching its new generation iPad in 13 more countries. Apple COO, Tim Cook mentioned that iPad 2 is set to begin its journey in 13 more countries in the coming weeks. The iPad 2 arrives on the 28th of April in Japan. The device will be available at Apple retail stores and other authorized resellers at 9a.m local time and on online through the Apple store beginning at 1 a.m. In addition to this China will feature the iPad 2 with Wi-Fi on the 6th of May. Hong Kong, India, Israel, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey and UAE will present the iPad 2 in stores on the 29th of April. The prices for various versions of iPad 2 will remain the same as that of the retail prices in US. The16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available at a retail price of $499 US dollars and $599 for the 32GB model and $699 for 64GB Wi-Fi iPad 2. iPad 2 16GB with Wi-Fi + 3G will comes with a price tag of $629 and a $100 more for the 32GB iPad 2, which is available for $729.The 64GB on this category costs $829.
Applications for iPad,iMovie and GarageBand are available at an affordable price of $4.99 (US) each from the App Store on iPad. The Smart Cover,the polyurethane version that offers a wide range of colors costs $39 and the rich leather for $69.