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 MyMusicTaste, a Seoul-based startup that gauges fan interest to help figure out where to plan concerts, plans to expand throughout Asia after landing a $10 million Series A led by Softbank Ventures Korea. Read More

concerts shutterstock MyMusicTaste, a Seoul-based startup that gauges fan interest to help figure out where to plan concerts, plans to expand throughout Asia after landing a $10 million Series A led by Softbank Ventures Korea. Read More

iPad Pro Launches in Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and More

iPad Pro launched in the U.S. and 40 total countries in November, and this week the 12.9-inch tablet became available in the Philippines, South Korea and Taiwan through the Apple Online Store and select authorized resellers.

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Pricing for the 32GB Wi-Fi base model in the three Asian countries starts at ₱42,990.00 in the Philippines, ₩999,000 in South Korea and NT$27,900 in Taiwan. 128GB Wi-Fi and 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular models are also available.

Apple’s website continues to list the iPad Pro as “coming soon” in select countries. The large-sized tablet is now available in the countries and territories listed ahead.

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greenland
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg

  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands

Update: iPad Pro has also launched in Dominican Republic and South Africa through select authorized resellers.

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iPad Pro launched in the U.S. and 40 total countries in November, and this week the 12.9-inch tablet became available in the Philippines, South Korea and Taiwan through the Apple Online Store and select authorized resellers.

ipadprometal

Pricing for the 32GB Wi-Fi base model in the three Asian countries starts at ₱42,990.00 in the Philippines, ₩999,000 in South Korea and NT$27,900 in Taiwan. 128GB Wi-Fi and 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular models are also available.

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