I hope that Apple will strive to treat all countries equally. Plenty of us in the US are already enjoying our iPhone 6 Pluses and those 22 other countries deserve a chance to stand on line and online to get theirs too!
Making a 7" tablet isn't really hard or particularly innovative. The hard part is making one a success.
Bagging on Apple for keeping the 4" displays to maintain application usability and compatibility is ignorant. Their methodical selection of displays and careful adaptations for changes is one of the reasons they have been so successful. Android has suffered immensely as an ecosystem due to differentiation among devices and manufacturers.