iStyle (authorized retailer by ABM) has announced that they will begin officially selling the iPad in the United Arab Emirates today Friday January 28th 2011. iStyle announced it on their twitter account:
We are glad to announce the official launch of iPad in the UAE this coming Friday.
Macworld Middle East has published the prices for the iPad in the UAE:
iPad WiFi â€“ 16GB Dhs 2,199, 32GB Dhs 2,649, 64GB Dhs 3,099
iPad 3G+WiFi â€“ 16GB Dhs 2,799, 32GB Dhs 3,249, 64GB Dhs 3,699
iStyle has also informed me that the iPad will officially launch in Saudi Arabia next Friday February 2nd 2011:
@khaled Saudi over the weekend, as early as Friday in certain cities.
No word about Mobily‘s iPad release.
Many dedicated iPad fans has already imported the Apple tablet but interest is still high. But will people buy it from iStyle or wait for the iPad 2?
You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled.
Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition.
Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.