After an early start, Apple has begun iPad sales and in the last hour has moved shipping lead times from 3-5 days to 5-7 business days – which translates to a little over a week.  Remember, Apple likes to manage expectations and you could still receive your iPad in less time…or you could go get on line at one of the other distribution points.

Update: They are going fast – now 2-3 weeks.

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