Third party retailers delay after new product launch?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by KerryH, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Hey guys, I've just sold my main machine and am using a temporary old machine until haswell drops and the air is refreshed.

    I'm wondering, how long after the launch date of a refresh do the third party retailers (amazon/macmall etc) get the updates?

    The difference between paying shipping and tax from apple and not paying shipping and tax from say amazon is pretty substantial in my eyes on a ~1200 dollar machine (what I intend to spec out around)

  2. macrumors 68030


    Generally a couple days for Amazon - unless its like these latest iMac's.
  3. macrumors newbie

    Thanks for the reply, I could stand to wait a couple days after launch!

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