iPhone 5 walk in purchase

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Cygnus311, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. Cygnus311 macrumors regular

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    Has anyone had any luck just walking in to a store and finding the phone in stock recently? I've got to imagine we're getting close to this finally be a little more likely.
     
  2. Menel macrumors 603

    Menel

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    Lack of supply.
    Foxconn factory strikes.
    Hysterical demand.
    Holiday season approaches.

    I wouldn't expect such until mid January.
     
  3. maverick22 macrumors 6502

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    Much to my surprise, yes, at a Target in Dallas. Saturday morning right at opening, 10:00. Got a black 16GB on AT&T
     
  4. Cygnus311 thread starter macrumors regular

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    What for? I'm not buying outright.
     
  5. Southernboyj macrumors 68000

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    Sorry, I have no idea why.. but I assumed you were.
     
  6. RC83 macrumors 6502

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    yesterday, I walked into my local Verizon with two iphone 4 with ATT, I did not call ahead or anything. I walked out with a black and white iphone 5 32gb with verizon.. Dude said he had 8 more black 32gb in the back.
     
  7. vbtwo31984 macrumors regular

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    5th Ave Apple store had them in stock for walk-ins last Friday, but only with contracts.
     
  8. gentlefury macrumors 68030

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    The Apple store near me had AT&T walk in phones for like a week. I use Verizon tho, so I had to order online.
     

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