iPad got weak response from Apple enthusiasts
Apple iPad received a weak response in Shenzhen after it was officially went on sale in the mainland. Although official prices of the iPad is lower than those sold by unauthorized dealers. 30 iPads are sold per day by the city’s 11 authorized dealers and resellers. enthusiasts
The response was a great contrast from the reception the iPad received in Beijing where thousands of buyers lined outside of shops before the iPad hit the store shelves. Dealers and resellers also attributed the weak response of the sought after gadget when Hong Kong start selling the iPad two months before it hit the mainland. Apple devotees in Shenzhen bought the gadget two months ago in Hong Kong since its only an hour’s train ride away.
For those who were not willing to travel to Hong Kong, bought the iPad from unauthorized sellers that were selling the iPad two months ahead of the official sale. On the day of the official sale on a 100 iPads were sold and no more than 30 iPads are being sold daily since.