Are you an international iPad owner?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by silverblack, Apr 16, 2010.


International iPad owners, where are you located?

  1. Canada

    31 vote(s)
  2. UK

    64 vote(s)
  3. Europe (outside UK)

    35 vote(s)
  4. Asia

    26 vote(s)
  5. Others

    25 vote(s)
  1. silverblack macrumors 68030


    Nov 27, 2007
    Just want to see how many people outside the USA managed to grab an iPad before the official Apple release? Tell us where you are located, and what method did you use to obtain the iPad.

    (Edit) For me, Canada, and I got it from a guy who drove to Michigan Apple store from Ontario, paid Cdn $680 for 16 GB.
  2. nazuk macrumors 6502


    Dec 5, 2007
    England, UK
    UK, and it's on it's way NOT !!!!

    ...due the the Volcanic ash from Iceland, all flights and air space closed, with the odd exception.

    Hopefully normal resumption Saturday 7am BST, unless they decide restrictions should be extended.

    I would have had mine by next Tuesday 20th the latest, but with 3 days of delays for Fedex and Airlines to catch up with, it ain't gonna happen.

    /i'll get it eventually!
  3. nasa25 macrumors 65816

    Apr 11, 2010
    Launch day - Toronto to Buffalo. Left my house at 630am. By 10am I had my new iPad in hand.
  4. Viper2005 macrumors 6502


    Dec 2, 2007
    Got a launch day ipad sent to me from Florida to Winnipeg (Canada)..
    With the recently announced delay, I'm so glad I didn't decide to wait for it to appear in Canadian Apple stores!
  5. razorianfly macrumors 65816


    Oct 16, 2007
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    UK Here. 16GB Wi-Fi. Arrived at my door April 7th. :cool:

  6. Kahnyl macrumors 68000

    Feb 2, 2009
    Delivered to me in Ireland on April 7th. Guy on eBay that had pre-ordered.
  7. iWoz macrumors 6502a


    Jan 12, 2009
    East Midlands, U.K
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_1_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile/7D11 Safari/528.16)

    UK here.. iPad 64gb + apple ipad case £620 get it on the 29th
  8. caubeck macrumors 6502

    Nov 2, 2007
    Fedexed to me today from California. Will it reach Spain early next week? I called Fedex and was told the delays are mainly in Northern Europe, but we'll have to see.
  9. vstephenson macrumors member

    Nov 10, 2007
    UK here

    Bought a 32GB from a UK online retailer and it arrived a couple of days ago

    And I love it to death!

    just need a decent case for it but the other good news is that my Tumi Alpha "man bag" makes a perfect iPad bag, fits like a glove

    I also got a 3G mifi personal hotspot thing so I wouldn't be needing to wait until the 3G model...

    Stopped using my MacBook Air quite so much now!

  10. Ramiarna macrumors member


    Apr 13, 2010
    UAE, Dubai here.

    Bought a 32gb iPad on the 10th of April. Got it for around $800. Yeh, I know I am a gadget whore.:p

    The first problems is that I cant access the app store on my iPad. Got to download apps from tune first and then sync. The second is that it doesn't have an Arabic keyboard. Hope those problems will get solved once the iPad goes international on late May.

    Oh, and I can't find any accessories here. I had to order a hard candy case all the way from US.
  11. LordEntropy macrumors regular

    Sep 21, 2007
    UK here. Bought on the 5th avenue store on April 4th. Arrived in NYC on April 3rd but was led to believe that they were all sold out. Read on some website on my iPhone that they still had some so went up there on the Sunday. Been very happy ever since :)
  12. diotav macrumors 6502a

    Aug 9, 2005
    FedEx from Miami to Almere, The Netherlands. Bought the 64GB from a popular seller called Evan.

    Apple did it again, love it!
  13. MRU Suspended


    Aug 23, 2005
    Ireland here.

    We don't even have a date yet and I'm very impatient.

    Will tide myself over with a 64GB wifi, and then when they release 3G models here (July probably) I'll buy a 64GB Wifi + 3G here, and sell my Wifi only model to a relative ;)
  14. vdpoorten macrumors newbie

    Apr 16, 2010
    Netherlands here,

    UPS, 32 GB. Boughed it from an dutch company (Fromus2eu) in the states and very happy with it.

    Just figuring out if its possible to upload photo's on the ipad through the web, to my facebook page.

    If anyone knows how, please tell me.

  15. McMack macrumors member

    Apr 7, 2010
    Delighted UK iPad owner here, it was a semi-impulse purchase in the middle of last week when I just couldn't stand it any more.

    Got mine from eBay (UK), from a seller who had a few iPads already in the UK, otherwise I wouldn't have bothered. If I was one of the people who'd ordered from the US and was now waiting for a volcanic cloud of doom to clear before I could get my iPad, I'd be going mental right now.
  16. oftheheavens macrumors 68000

    Jul 9, 2008
    cherry point
    Japan here. I am military so i just ordered it and had it sent to a military shipping company called and had mine by the 11th
  17. kwillers macrumors newbie

    Apr 15, 2010
    UK Here

    Got mine on Tuesday
    Guy at meeting was using one. We got talking obviously !!
    Then he told me he'd brought 4 back from the US for friends but one of them now wanted to wait for the 3G model.

    15 minutes later I was the proud owner of a "surplus" iPad 64G

    Soooooo Cool - Mac Book Pro and iMac are getting dusty now :D
  18. eriku macrumors newbie

    Apr 16, 2010
    Meixco City
    Mexico !!!!

    ° Did I grab an iPad before the official Apple release? YES!!!
    ° Tell us where you are located: MEXICO CITY!!!
    ° What method did I use to obtain the "precious" iPad: I crack somebody else's head! lol -- A co-worker friend flew to St Francisco the Official US release day, and also got the Apple Case, amazing stuff.

    Mexico City ° 64GB ° Apple Case ° Paid US price ° Love ittttttttttttttttt !!!


    16GB Black iPhone 3GS Black JB With BR1n
    64GB iPad waiting the JB | Apple TV 40GB | Airport xpress 1st Gen |
    waiting my MBP 17" -- almost here! ---
  19. arcsbite Guest

    Jan 14, 2006
    UK and I have to be honest, I laughed a little when they delayed the UK release...honestly, who didn't see that coming?

    32gb WiFi (Have MiWi on my jb 3gs so no need for 3g)

    Ordered via ebay, arrived last week

    Still waiting for BSE to deliver all over shield and I have just about given up finding a nice case (and I leave for Thailand soon so reallyyyy need one)
  20. cleung macrumors regular

    Jan 11, 2006
    Hong Kong
    Hong Kong.

    Just landed after business trip in Seattle where I got a 64GB at the Apple Store there.
  21. Maldini macrumors regular


    Nov 21, 2007
    Saudi Arabia here !

    bought mine from, a little overpriced but much cheaper than the Apple stores here in Saudi.

    And ipad apps are available in the Saudi App store, though its not officially released here, is it the same with other app stores other than the US?!
  22. sactownbwoy macrumors regular

    Aug 28, 2008
    Living in Japan. Ordered directly from Apple, but I'm military so I didn't have to do anything fancy except use because Apple doesn't ship to FPO/APO
  23. MrMorden macrumors member


    Jul 25, 2008
    Guatemala here. Ordered vía, and got it sent to my US address PO Box.
  24. arcware macrumors newbie

    Apr 7, 2010

    I thought you needed a US billing address.
  25. EPAPRESS macrumors newbie

    Apr 2, 2010
    Freiburg, Germany
    A very, very satisfied iPad user from Germany!

    Hello from Freiburg, Germany!

    I have bought my iPad 16 GB WLAN over eBay USA from a guy in Louisville, Kenntucky.
    He sent it via USPS express mail to me...

    I have tested it now over 14 or 15 hours and I must say:

    APPLE, I am very, very satisfied!

    WLAN works very good, Safari also, no dead pixels seen, a fine, nice and handy machine, worth every cent I have paid for, and I have now over 150 free iPad and iPhone apps uploaded, also some music and podcasts. 10 GB free at the moment.

    And my special tip: BIG BUCK BUNNY HD (!) That HD video runs smoother on the iPad as on my laptop or PC! The iPad has a very clear and bright picture, thanks to the LED background light.

    Have much fun with your iPads!


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