According to sources close to Apple Insider, it is believed that the iPad 2 will be available immediately after the 2nd March event at the famous Yerba Buena Center.
It is expected that the iPad will be available without any delay, if this is true then expect an iPad in your hands only in couple of hours after then 2nd march event.
Apple Insider writes:
According to people familiar with the matter, Apple is preparing several of its operating segments to perform functions during the second half of next week that are representative of nothing short of a large scale, consumer-oriented product roll out (not just an announcement). And with official invitations to next Wednesday’s press briefing clearly indicating a focus on iPad, these people believe at least one version of the refreshed device will be in transit to retail outlets during that briefing.
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