It looks pretty much like initial shipments of the iPad two have sold out in underneath 5 hours.
Apple’s on-line store was quoting 2 some} days for delivery of the in-demand gadget when it flung open its doors a few hours ago, and has currently stretched the wait to between 2 and 3 weeks for each one in every of the sixteen variations on supply.
At the time it had been released, the first iPad became the fastest-selling tech gadget ever, shifting three hundred,000 units in its initial weekend on sale (a record subsequently crushed by Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller). The iPad two is confidently predicted to be on course to sell up to 600,000 units before shut of play on Sunday night.
It’s not clear what proportion iPad two stock can build it into retail inventories however, judging by today’s panic-buying, we tend to confidently predict that demand can outstrip provide for a couple of weeks a minimum of.
All of that bodes unwell for those folks living outside the US who can ought to wait till America has had its fill before even obtaining a look-in. March twenty fifth is trying a lot of and a lot of unlikely.