Ipad 2 will be released in Singapore, Hong Kong and Korea in April. There is no news yet on when is the date, or on the pricing. There’s news that Apple will increase the price due to stock or parts limitation caused by the tsunami/earthquake crisis in Japan.

Parts that is being affected is NAND flash from Toshiba Corp., dynamic random access memory (DRAM) made by Elpida Memory Inc., an electronic compass from AKM Semiconductor, the touch screen overlay glass likely from Asahi Glass Co. and the system battery from Apple Japan Inc.

No news yet on the iPad 2 availability here in Malaysia. Rumours from the local forum are that it will be released on 26 April.

Source : CNET