The new iPad in High Demand in Singapore, as Expected

Received the first Press Release about new iPad sales in Singapore. Not from Telcos but from Nubox, a premium reseller for Apple products. Check out the Press Release and pictures.

Nubox sees High Demand for New iPads on Launch Day

 Singapore, March 16, 2012 – The wait for the new iPad is over. Nubox, an arm of Newstead Technologies, today launched the new iPad at its eight Apple Premium Reseller stores – Nubox@112Katong, Nubox@Causeway Point, Nubox@Junction 8, Nubox@Jurong Point, Nubox@MarinaBay Link Mall, Nubox@nex Mall, Nubox@Raffles City and Nubox@Tampines.

Eager customers braved the legendary queues at Nubox stores from 11 p.m. the day before the launch. Ivor Yu, a college student from Hong Kong, flew into Singapore on the eve of the launch to be the first in line at Nubox@Tampines. “I have always been an Android user. This time, I am attracted to the features of the new iPad. I am really looking forward to try the retina display!” said Ivor.

Matthew Yeow, a software engineer from Kuala Lumper drove to Singapore with his girlfriend at 2 a.m. today and started the queue at Nubox’s flagship store at Raffles City before 7am. “It’s my girlfriend’s birthday today and I wanted to get her the new iPad. We will be using it to catch up on movies and emails,” said Matthew.

“We anticipated the queues at Nubox stores islandwide for the new iPad,” said Evelyn Chua, Chief Marketing Officer, Newstead Technologies. “We continue to see strong demand for Apple products in Singapore. Consumers who did not manage to get their new iPad today can visit the Nubox Facebook page for updates.”

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Please find below the thumbnails of the launch day:

Caption: New iPad owner, Matthew Yeow and his girlfriend, Shin at Nubox@Raffles City [Photo taken with the new iPad]

Caption: Over-night queue at Nubox@Tampines

Caption: Eager customers waiting in line at Nubox@Raffles City

Caption: First happy customer, Ivor Yu at Nubox@Tampines

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