Apple today released a statement in which it said that it has postponed International launch of iPad by one month until the end of May.
Apple recently delivered over half a million iPads during the first week of its launch. Since then, demand for the so much sought after iPad has been overwhelmingly increasing. A large number of pre-orders for iPad 3G models are already piling up on the table scheduled for delivery in April.Reacting to this demand in the US alone, Apple made the difficult decision to postpone international launch of iPad by one month.
“Faced with this surprisingly strong US demand, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the international launch of iPad by one month, until the end of May.” Reads the Statement posted today on
Apple's website.Apple's tablet computer was launched on April 3 and sold more than 300,000 iPads on the first day of the launch. The statement further states that Apple would announce International pricing and begin taking online pre-orders on Monday, May 10.