updated 02:50 pm EST, Tue February 21, 2012
Date consistent with reported US timetable
The iPad 3 will ship to Germany on March 23rd, local news site iFun.de claims to have learned. The assertion challenges ones made elsewhere that the country would only get the tablet in April. A March 23rd date would be roughly consistent with recent reports suggesting a product reveal in the first full week of March, followed by a launch in the US and/or several other countries mid-month.
The iPad 2 was announced on March 2nd of last year, and shipped to the US and several other regions on March 11th. Germany was forced to wait for the first round of additional international launches, which took place on March 25th. Still more countries got the device over the course of several months.