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CBSubliminal

macrumors 6502
Oct 10, 2012
388
40
Florida
Got mine last Friday from a local target during tax free weekend here in fla and 5% off target red card linked to my checking account. 151 out the door.
 

democracyrules

Suspended
Nov 18, 2016
997
609
Looking to get some AirPods finally. I know they are in short supply with a decent demand, so its hard to find "in stock" AirPods. Figured Id see where the community purchased theirs from and how much.

All I see is $199.99 USD and up online and nothing in store around southern New England, USA.

(Apologies if this is a similar thread to others, I didnt dig to deep looking so if so, dont kill me... HA! Thanks)
Bought from Apple on first day of release and got it 2 days later, then Verizon and AT&T. Never too many to have. I love AirPods and it is the best Apple innovation in 2016.
 

bambooshots

Suspended
Jul 25, 2013
1,414
2,891
First pair: Best Buy Online back in December. They arrived before Christmas.

Second pair: Best Buy Online on Thursday. They'll be here sometime this weekend.
 

44267547

Cancelled
Jul 12, 2016
37,643
42,514
It appears retailers are finally gathering more stock on a regular basis. Good to hear.
 

ImBuz

macrumors 6502
Oct 23, 2014
309
233
California
ordered online from local apple store--site said not till sept. 11 however I went ahead and clicked "Buy" and the option came up--"Pick up at store'--bingo moments later gor message come pick up--and I did--
 

JT2002TJ

macrumors 65816
Nov 7, 2013
1,310
772
I ordered a pair from Best Buy as a gift for my brother on Monday 8/14/2017 and it was in his hands on 8/16/2017.
 

piker944

macrumors member
Jul 19, 2012
76
20
Seattle
I ordered 2 pairs on July 20th. One from Best Buy and one from Apple.
  • Best Buy Airpods were delivered on July 28th
    • 8 days
  • Airpods ordered from Apple still have not arrived. Although this morning, I got an expected delivery notification for September 1st
    • 43 days
Absolutely disgusted with Apple's shipping time. They are clearly prioritizing their inventory for vendors over the direct-to-customer sales.
 

JT2002TJ

macrumors 65816
Nov 7, 2013
1,310
772
I ordered 2 pairs on July 20th. One from Best Buy and one from Apple.
  • Best Buy Airpods were delivered on July 28th
    • 8 days
  • Airpods ordered from Apple still have not arrived. Although this morning, I got an expected delivery notification for September 1st
    • 43 days
Absolutely disgusted with Apple's shipping time. They are clearly prioritizing their inventory for vendors over the direct-to-customer sales.

Maybe the vendors ordered in bulk before these customer orders? Not defending Apple, just wondering if BB ordered in bulk initially, and the orders were filled over time. Maybe they are finally finishing the initial bulk vendor orders, once these are complete, I'll bet the wait times from Apple and vendors will be similar.
 

scottcampbell

macrumors 6502
Aug 7, 2017
336
808
I had an order with Apple.com to be delivered in mid-September, but found stock at a local Best Buy.
Purchased from BB yesterday and canceled my Apple order.
 
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