According to a statement released by Apple today the International iPad release date will be delayed due to massive U.S. sales
The international release date of the long-awaited iPad will be pushed back a month according to media advisory sent out by Apple this morning. Japan, the United Kingdom and seven other The iPad was originally scheduled to go on sale April 24 in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Apple says the release date is postponed due to the strong demand for the product within the United States.
“Faced with this surprisingly strong U.S. demand, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the international launch of iPad by one month, until the end of May,”
Also, according to the statement released by Apple, more than 500,000 iPads have been delivered since the April 3 release date.
Preorders for the iPad will begin on May 10. So all of you that pre-ordered your 3Gs, just think of the poor people in other countries across the world who will kept in suspense for their iPads, as well.