“Continuing its most aggressive rollout of an iOS device to date, Apple on Friday launched its new iPad in a dozen more countries, starting with South Korea,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“Judging from the video below, the event in Seoul followed the usual over-the-top script, from the line sitters who show up the night before to the staffers whooping and hollering the next morning,” P.E.D. reports.
In addition to South Korea, the new iPad also will be available beginning on Friday, April 20 in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Beginning on Friday, April 27, the new iPad will be available in Colombia, Estonia, India, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, South Africa and Thailand.
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Those crowds, occurring around the world, are one very big thing from Apple that Samsung can’t seem to slavish copy – not even in their own country.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,””Dan K.,” and “David E.” for the heads up.]