Now the initial rush for iPad 2 devices is slowing slightly, Apple has been able to drop its worldwide shipping dates back to 1-2 weeks for orders via their website.
On March 11th 2011, launch day for the iPad 2, the order time jumped from three to five days to 3-4 weeks and has been that until now over 40 days later. iPad 2’s are still difficult to purchase in stores by the reduction in waiting times for online order does indicate that some normality is resuming to the ordering process.
The new 1-2 week estimates have gone into effect for Apple’s online stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand and European countries.
Source : Mac Rumours
Apple has now released its third generation iPad, have a look at our iPad 3 vs iPad 2 guide for more information on the differences between the two tablets.