The iPad will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K. on Friday, May 28, Apple has announced.
Preorders for all iPad models, including both 3G and Wi-Fi, will begin next Monday, May 10. The international launch was previously delayed due to strong demand for the iPad in the U.S. The international iPad launch was originally scheduled for late April.
Further launches in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore will occur in July. Apple said it will announce launch dates for nine additional countries at a later date.
Update: Apple updated its press release with pricing for the iPad:
16GB - €479 Europe, £429 U.K.
32GB - €579 Europe, £499 U.K.
64GB - €679 Europe, £599 U.K.
Wi-Fi + 3G iPad
16GB - €579 Europe, £529 U.K.
32GB - €679 Europe, £599 U.K.
64GB - €779 Europe, £699 U.K.
Apple has already sold more than a million iPads in the U.S. over its first 28 days of availability, selling 300,000 on its first day alone. The Wi-Fi iPad launched on April 3, while the iPad 3G launched a week ago, on April 30.