How is this possible?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Legion93, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Legion93, Oct 24, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011

    Legion93 macrumors 6502a


    Apr 6, 2011
    Death Star, Rishi Maze
    On CNET someone said that not knowing the new pro refresh was coming that they'd bought a new laptop just days earlier.

    Apple then issued him an email saying that since the laptop he ordered did not ship yet, they upgraded the one he ordered to the new model. Don't get me wrong, it is a great thing by Apple but is this standard procedure when ordering products just after their refresh? Do they upgrade the device without prior notice or without you choosing to? Interesting...
  2. GuitarG20 macrumors 65816


    Jun 3, 2011
    just on the forums today, i've seen at least one post of someone saying that apple did this, and that they confirmed it when he called them... (I can't find it to quote)

    but it seems like it would make sense from their end. If they didn't, then people would just return them and re-buy with the upgraded specs...
  3. djhyro macrumors member

    Mar 27, 2007
    saves more $$ in the long run from doing the RMA/re-stocking procedure like GuitarG20 said

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