Apple Confirms iPad 2 Sales Begin 1AM PT Online, 5PM Local Time at Stores
Posted on March 10, 2011 by eli courey
Apple sent out a press release today announcing details of the iPad 2 launch. Sales of the iPad 2 go on sale at 1AM Pacific Time on the Apple Online Store. The iPad 2 will also be available beginning at 5PM local time at Apple retail stores as well as AT&T, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, Walmart and select Apple Authorized Resellers.
CUPERTINO, California—March 10, 2011—Apple® today announced that iPad™ 2, the next generation of its magical device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading ebooks and much more, will be available tomorrow at 5 p.m. local time at all 236 Apple retail stores in the US and through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com) beginning at 1 a.m. PT. Every customer who buys an iPad 2 at an Apple retail store will be offered free Personal Setup service, helping them customize their iPad 2 by setting up email, loading new apps from the App Store℠ and more, so they’ll be up and running with their new iPad 2 before they leave the store. iPad 2 will also be available beginning at 5 p.m. local time at AT&T, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, Walmart and select Apple Authorized Resellers.