Do new iPads come installed with iOS4.2?

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  1. lancer6238

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    Now that iOS 4.2 is out, does that mean that all newly manufactured iPads will come pre-installed with 4.2? Or do I have to do the update myself? And how will I know which version of the OS it's running before buying? The apple store doesn't seem to specify the OS version.
     
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    If you buy it online, it will be shipped directly from the factory in China, and therefore have the latest goodies.

    The store stock may not. But still, I don't think you'll have any problems updating a new, unjailbroken iPad.
     
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    Is this true for all online stores, or only the US stores?
     
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    I'm in Switzerland and I got mine from China too. As far as I can tell, every iPad ordered on store.apple.com gets drop-shipped directly from China.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    I just picked up a 32 wifi/3G today and had to install the update.
    Northern va.
     
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    Welcome! At a physical store or direct from store.apple.com?
     
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    I went to a physical store...
     
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    Ditto here in Columbia, MD (except I got mine on Friday and just turned it on today).
     
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    Just ordered my girl one off the apple store. I will see what the version is once it gets here.
     

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