The Wi-Fi version of the iPad will be released in the U.S. on April 3rd with the 3G version coming later in the month according Apple. "Both versions will be available in late April in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K., Apple said in a statement. The device will be available in other countries later this year, the company said."
The device ranges from $499 to $829 U.S. depending on the model chosen but outside of the U.S. prices will be announced in April closer to the launch dates.
"The tablet can run all iPhone apps and boasts up to 10 hours of video battery life. Apple also announced Friday that the iPad will include 12 new apps designed for the device's larger screen."