We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

Apple confirms delay for iPad in the UK

iPad delay as Brits have to wait until end of April

Apple has officially announced that the Apple iPad will be released in the UK at the end of April, some weeks after the newly confirmed US launch date of April 3.

US customers will be able to pre-order the iPad from next week (March 12), when both the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models will be listed on Apple’s US online store.

But while the UK Apple website is still showing the original release dates, Apple has confirmed that those outside the US will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the Mac tablet. All iPad models will be available in the UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland in late April.

Although rumours earlier this week suggested that the cheapest iPad would cost under £400 in the UK, Apple says official pricing won't be announced until April.

See more Apple iPad news

Apple iPad UK price


IDG UK Sites

How to use an Apple Watch: Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch

IDG UK Sites

Why Scottish Tablet is better than the iPad mini

IDG UK Sites

How Microsoft's HoloLens AR headset will work without needing a computer or phone

IDG UK Sites

Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops