A few weeks ago, everyone believed that Apple would be launching their iPad 3 in China on the 20th of July 2012. It seemed that was the official date but now that has all changed because there was a delay – a slight delay but a delay nonetheless. The delay only lasted one day in fact because on the 21st of July 2012, China finally got their hands on the iPad 3 device. It seemed as though the device would never surface on the market but it has now gone on sale and it seems that citizens in China have loved the Apple product and they wanted to buy them in the truck load.
However, that is not to be. Apple didn’t want to create such a huge storm in the cloud as how another Apple product had done so not too long ago – the 4S – the latest iPhone. For some reason the company didn’t believe customers would buy the products sensibly and that is why there has been customer control ideas being put into place. Mostly there was the pre-order idea that came into force and to be honest that has helped to stem the flow of the tide of millions being resold by unscrupulous sellers on the market and making a quick buck.
To be honest, China has waited for the iPad 3 for quite some time now and even though it’s been three or four months, the demand was huge. Even now, very few citizens have got the device in China – OK maybe a few million however with pre-orders it has stopped many from getting their hands on several of the devices. This is what Apple has wanted because they wanted to make sure it was only a few selected retailers who got their hands on a batch of devices as well as those who pre-ordered as well.
Remember previous models of the device has done really well throughout the world and they are still huge and one of the biggest sellers by the Apple company today. However, the amount of people queuing outside the Apple store in Beijing wasn’t as much as first anticipated though no one really expected the new device to be released. Everyone seemed to believe that since there was the trouble with the parent company and a Chinese company over the tablet’s name, the device wouldn’t be released.
The iPad 3 was in fact released and it is huge. It has a new Retina display implemented with the device and there is also a rear facing five megapixel camera also. It is still fighting off the competition from all of the other smart phone providers out there so it must be doing something right. The launch in China has gone really well however with pre-orders going out to all customers as well as the official retailers being able to sell millions. It does seem that China loves the iPad 3 as much as the rest of the world.