The iPad will be released in nine countries by Friday!

This will be amazing news to the citizens of the following nine countries, the iPad will be released on July 23rd in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore. The local pricing and availability of the device will be released later, so if you haven’t gotten your hands on a iPad yet, hang in there the magical device will eventually appear in your part of the world.

Furthermore, the iPad will “roll out to many more countries later this year”. In June, Apple confirmed that they had sold 3 million iPads in the first 80 days of availability. One analyst predicts between 7.5 million and 9 million iPads will be sold during the September financial quarter with demand outstripped supplies until at least November.