Apple Online StoreApple has announced that its revolutionary and magical iPad will be available to customers in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru from Apple Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers, on Friday, September 17th.

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MacDailyNews Note: Also on September 17 (at 10am local time) iPad Wi-Fi models will be available to customers in China from Apple Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

iPad allows users to connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before. Users can browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch HD videos, listen to music, play games, read ebooks and much more, all using iPad’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ user interface. iPad is 0.5 inches thin and weighs just 1.5 pounds—thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook—and delivers up to 10 hours of battery life.

iPad will roll out to many more countries later this year and Apple will announce availability and local pricing for these additional countries at a later date.

Source: Apple Inc.