As iPad-3 awaits launch, Apple cuts iPad-2 prices 17%

To take on Samsung Galaxy Tab models that start at about Rs 24,000

With the third-generation iPad set to be launched in the global markets on March 16, Apple has announced the entry-level model of the iPad 2 will now cost Rs 24,500 (including VAT), compared to Rs 29,500 earlier. Larger electronics retailers like Reliance Digital and Croma haven’t officially announced a price revision for the iPad 2 yet. Individual electronics shop owners who usually sell imported Apple devices have confirmed that they are now selling the 16GB WiFi-only model of iPad2 at Rs 23,333 (excluding VAT) and the 16GB Wi-Fi & 3G iPad2 model at Rs 31,333 (excluding ...