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Apple's second wave of 9.7" iPad Pro & iPhone SE launches to start April 4

After the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 4-inch iPhone SE debut in a handful of major markets this Thursday, customers in the second wave of launch countries apparently will not have to wait long, with Apple gearing up for sales to begin as early as next week.

Preorders in the second wave of territories began on Tuesday, as reported by, which revealed the 9.7-inch iPad Pro will apparently get in the hands of consumers in the Netherlands and other second-tier countries on next Monday, April 4. The iPhone SE is expected to follow a day later, on April 5.

Apple announced last week that the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Air will be available in "early April" in the second wave of territories. They are:

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Jersey
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Italy
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • UAE

Customers in Macau and Thailand will be limited to Wi-Fi iPad Pro models.

Those will follow the first countries, which receive both devices this Thursday. The initial launch countries and territories are Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the U.K., the U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. Preorders started last week.

In Europe, the iPhone SE is priced starting at 489 euros for the 16-gigabyte model, and 589 euros for a 64-gigabyte capacity. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro starts at 695 euros for the 32-gigabyte model, 875 euros for 128 gigabytes, and 1,055 euros for 256 gigabytes.

In the U.S., the iPhone SE starts at $399, while the new iPad Pro starts at $599.

For a comprehensive look at both devices make sure to read AppleInsider's iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro hands-on coverage.