Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced on
Friday that its iPad will launch in nine international markets on May 28, with
pre-orders to begin on Monday, May 10.
The iPad will initially be available in Australia, Canada,
France, Germany, Italy,
Japan, Spain, Switzerland
and the U.K. on May 28;
Apple also plans to release the iPad in Austria,
Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico,
Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore in July.
added that the iPad has already sold over 1 million units in the U.S., where
users have downloaded more than 12 million apps and 1.5 million e-books.