The Warehouse sold out of the new iPad in minutes this morning, the first retailer to offer the new, third generation iPad in New Zealand – jumping the gun on Apple's official launch of the product on Friday.
The Warehouse sourced 100 parallel imported new iPads from the US and made the devices available online from www.thewarehouse.co.nz at 11am.
Unsurprisingly, the company earlier said it anticipated the 100 iPads would sell out quickly and would bring in additional stock as soon as it becomes available.
A 16GB wi-fi model costs $729.
Known as the new iPad, Apple's newest iteration of the tablet boasts a quad-core A5X processor chip, high-definition "retina" display, a new 5 megapixel camera on the back, as well as the ability to record full 1080p high-definition video and 10-hour battery life. (Click here for more info.)
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