Apple iPad to cost 20% more in the UK

As we all know, the UK usually ends up getting stung when it becomes to the price of consumer electronics.  A recent report by has compared the cost of major Apple products (iPods/iPhones) and have discovered that the UK pays up to 21% more for our electronic products than our american counterparts.

The 16GB Wi-Fi iPad model was recently launched in the US costing $499, leaving we brits with a £399 price tag (including the 20% mark up).  That said, Apple have not yet released their pricing information and will only do so on the 10th May 2010, when it officially releases it for the UK.

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