Has availability for the 5s gotten better?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Black Magic, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. Black Magic macrumors 68000

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    Are people now just walking in to any store and getting them or are supplies still tight?
     
  2. vonWachtstain macrumors regular

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    I think its even worse than it was. At least where I am from (CT, USA)
     
  3. JonMPLS macrumors 65816

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    Not much improvement, if any here in Minnesota. I have 5 local Apple stores, none has stock of any ATT at all. Stock seams to show up about once every few days, and is gone in an hour or so. Have to admit, my black 5 is looking better and better. Might get tired of waiting . . .
     
  4. Bowsa2511 macrumors regular

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    Last weekend there was a good supply of Gold iPhones, but so far this week everyday it's been a mix of 75% Grey and 25% silver, with a small sliver of 64GB Gold
     
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    Here in Italy they arrived yesterday and availability was good for the first day.
    Today you can find only 5c ...
     
  6. locoboi187 macrumors 6502a

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  7. calpolygraduate macrumors regular

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    They are available everywhere now. I picked up one from Sprint last night, upgraded from 4S.
     
  8. coolio93 macrumors 6502

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    Only sprint iPhones are "available everywhere" if that
     
  9. SuperKirby macrumors member

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  10. djransom macrumors 68040

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    Incorrect. It's just as hard to find a Sprint 5S as it is any other brand.
     
  11. coolio93 macrumors 6502

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    Actually here in Houston sprint iPhones have generally been more available than the other models. Except for gold on sprint as I haven't seen any sprint store have one of those yet.
     
  12. TheGreenBastard macrumors 6502

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    I was able to pick one up today.
    No Gold 32 GB or 64 GB in stock, though.
     
  13. PhoenixMac macrumors 65816

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    Most people just check apple stores, but carrier stores and best buy has had stock lately for the last few days in the Chicago area. My 5 broke and instead of paying for replacement I just upgraded to the 5S same day with only a little hassle of checking stores online for availability.
     
  14. hnic247 macrumors member

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    I got a gold 16gb att was pretty easy in Delaware Christina mall ..no taxes
     
  15. sjperformance macrumors 6502

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    Here in Miami supply is good. Gold still rare on any carrier. Sprint seems to have the most availability.
     
  16. djransom, Oct 26, 2013
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    I just found 1 Best Buy w/ a Sprint 5S when I called he told me they only had 1 and he couldn't hold it. Needless to say I won't be making that trip.

    I did locate a Target w/ some Sprint stock. I have a gig this evening so I'm go in and check tomorrow to be sure and trade in my 5C.
     
  17. Sekelani macrumors 6502

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    The availability of the gold 5s has improved here in Canberra. Most colours are in stock.
     
  18. fedecape macrumors 6502

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  19. Bowsa2511 macrumors regular

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    Yeah, I'm so pissed at AT&T, for two days straight last week they had a HUGE amount of Gold phones at the Apple Stores, and it took them 3 freaking days to restore my upgrade from cancelling my order. It's been a week full of Space Gray and not a single 32GB Gold.
     
  20. Indecisi0n macrumors regular

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    Wouldn't know. I walked into a store at end of September and got 32g silver no issues.
     

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