Early orders for the iPad Air 2 are now shipping, with the first deliveries expected to arrive tomorrow, Oct. 22. This comes as Apple has yet to announce when both the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will arrive in stores.
First announced on Oct. 16, the new iPads are available to order online in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (Wi-Fi models only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau (Wi-Fi models only), Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Availability in Croatia, Greece, Puerto Rico, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and elsewhere around the world, will continue through the end of October with additional global availability in the coming months.
A new iPad Air 2 order placed today, Oct. 21 shows a ship date of “2-4 business days” on most models.
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