Apple says its iPad will be available in nine more countries beginning May 28, with pre-orders beginning May 10.
The tablet will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K. by the end of this month.
Apple also said it plans to release the iPad in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore in July. The company will announce availability, local pricing and pre-order plans for these nine additional countries at a later date.
Apple already has sold more than 1 million iPad devices in the United States. The company says iPad users have downloaded more than 12 million apps from the App Store and more than 1.5 million eBooks from the iBookstore.