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iPad 2 Shipping Dates Improve Again to 2-3 Weeks

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For customers looking to order an iPad 2 at Apple’s online store, the shipping timeframe now being quoted is “2-3 Weeks”, which is up from the previous “3-4 Weeks”

Just a few weeks back we noted that iPad 2 shipping timeframes had improved from “4-5 Weeks” to the then-new “3-4 Weeks.” So, in the past few weeks, even with Apple launching the device in a myriad of new countries, Apple’s manufacturers are catching up with demand.

To my mind, this also contradicts some of the other reports that we’ve been hearing of supply restraints, due to Japan’s recent earthquake. That is, if you read between the lines, Japanese component makers have been knocked offline, and thus, Apple may not be able to keep up with demand. It appears, at least at the moment, that this isn’t the case.

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