iPhone 7 Plus Reservations Currently Available in Canada

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  1. MacRumors, Sep 17, 2016
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    MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Apple's Reserve and Pick Up website is currently live again in Canada, allowing customers to reserve an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus for pickup at a local Apple retail store starting tomorrow. Despite limited to no launch day stock, iPhone 7 Plus models now appear to be available in cities such as Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, Halifax, Mississauga, London, Waterloo, and Winnipeg just one day later.


    At the Eaton Centre shopping mall in Toronto, for example, the iPhone 7 Plus is available with 32GB in Black, Gold, and Silver, 128GB in Rose Gold, and 256GB in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver, as of the time this article was published. At the Sainte-Catherine location in Montréal, meanwhile, Black remains available in all three storage capacities. Jet Black models of any kind remain unavailable at all stores listed.

    iPhone 7 models in most colors and storage capacities are more widely available for in-store reservation.

    Reservations Available

    - Eaton Centre in Toronto
    - Fairview in Toronto
    - Sherway Gardens in Toronto
    - Yorkdale in Toronto
    - Markville Shopping Centre in Markham
    - Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket
    - Square One in Mississauga
    - Mapleview Centre in Burlington
    - Conestoga in Waterloo
    - Masonville in London
    - Rideau in Ottawa
    - Bayshore Shopping Centre in Ottawa
    - DIX30 in Brossard
    - Carrefour Laval in Laval
    - Place Ste-Foy in Québec City
    - Sainte-Catherine in Montréal
    - Fairview Pointe-Claire in Pointe-Claire
    - Halifax Shopping Centre in Halifax
    - Polo Park in Winnipeg

    - Metrotown in Burnaby
    - Chinook Centre in Calgary
    - Market Mall in Calgary
    - Coquitlam Centre in Coquitlam
    - Southgate Centre in Edmonton
    - West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton
    - Richmond Centre in Richmond
    - Guilford Town Centre in Surrey
    - Oakridge Centre in Vancouver
    - Pacific Centre in Vancouver
    The stores where reservations are currently unavailable are located in western cities such as Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, possibly due to time zone differences.

    iPhone 7 Plus stock will likely be depleted very quickly due to a combination of strong demand and limited quantities, so the exact models available for reservation may change at any given time. Apple also turned some reservation customers away on launch day, so consider this to be a possibility again tomorrow as the company deals with the logistics of fulfilling millions of new iPhone orders around the world.

    Meanwhile, in the United States, the Reserve and Pick Up page for regular customers continues to say that Apple is "not taking any more reservations to buy iPhone in store right now" and to "please check back tomorrow after 12:01 a.m." The reservation page for iPhone Upgrade Program customers appears to be live again, but virtually no iPhone 7 Plus models are available to reserve nationwide.

    Americans living in northern border states could feasibly make the drive to Canada and purchase an unlocked iPhone 7 Plus for use on any U.S. carrier, as Apple sells SIM-Free models in Canada from day one.

    Update: Reservations have now become available across Canada. As expected, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus stock has depleted at several stores.

    Article Link: iPhone 7 Plus Reservations Currently Available in Canada
  2. PortableLover macrumors 6502a

    Apr 14, 2012
  3. Joe Rossignol Editor

    Joe Rossignol

    Staff Member

    May 12, 2012
    As I just mentioned in the article:

    Americans living in northern border states could feasibly make the drive to Canada and purchase an unlocked iPhone 7 Plus for use on any U.S. carrier, as Apple sells SIM-Free models in Canada from day one.
  4. Sebmeza, Sep 17, 2016
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2016

    Sebmeza macrumors newbie


    May 8, 2014
  5. SBlue1 macrumors 65816


    Oct 17, 2008
    Wonder if the big typhoon hitting south asia cancelled some UPS flights... Can't think of any other reason for all this delays.
  6. hr10 macrumors regular

    Jun 20, 2009
    The reservation opened yesterday afternoon
    Reserved black 256gb 7plus
    Went to the store and they said no phone for me
    Try again next day
    One of worst customer experience
  7. macfacts macrumors 68040


    Oct 7, 2012

    Did it go like this ...?
  8. JimmyJimmyYam macrumors member

    Apr 15, 2015
    Not available yesterday, but suddenly available today? I smell a marketing-hype rat...
  9. hsoj1006 macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2015
    The woman in my local apple store said 8am today. Once again I missed my opportunity.
  10. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    That's interesting that Canada sells SIM free models on launch day. Learned something new Today. Thanks for sharing Joe.
  11. profets macrumors 601

    Mar 18, 2009
    I wonder if they'll have a reservation site for the watch as well?
  12. SBlue1 macrumors 65816


    Oct 17, 2008
    Yeah, nothing beats bad customer experience as a marketing tool. :rolleyes:
  13. RedOrchestra Suspended

    Aug 13, 2012
    I'm not surprised by this announcemen, as I posted on another thread yesterday

    "I was in my Apple Store (in Canada) this morning, picking up a case for my 7 and they had I'm thinking 50 - 70 units all lined up on a table at the back of the store BOTH 7 and 7+ in equal numbers; all colours EXCEPT Jet Black. I have no idea how many were for walk-ins how many were for pre-orders."
  14. max.ine macrumors regular


    Aug 16, 2016
    Thank you so much for the heads-up, MacRumors! I just scheduled an appointment for 6:30-7PM in London. Now I won't have to wait until October to get my 7 Plus.
  15. Tthomas612 macrumors 65816


    Aug 24, 2013
    Supply and Demand. Create hype by having lower supply. This is Apple's motto.

    I got absolutely tired of looking yesterday
  16. RedOrchestra Suspended

    Aug 13, 2012

    WOW, MacRumors ... this is Apple apologist "journalism," no less.
  17. pcmike macrumors 6502


    Jun 17, 2007
    Lake Worth, FL
    Which model does Apple sell in Canada as "SIM-free?" CDMA/GSM or GSM?
  18. max.ine macrumors regular


    Aug 16, 2016
    Whichever is the one that only works with AT&T and T-Mobile (I forget which).
  19. JForestZ34 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 18, 2007
    It's funny how they have little to no stock for the U.S. but have it for other countries.

    I hope your ready Canada for a nightmare lol

  20. Ant2369 macrumors regular


    Jul 20, 2011
    Anything me know when it will be live ins US. article from 9/9 said it would be back up 9/17 at 8am local time
  21. RedOrchestra Suspended

    Aug 13, 2012

    They sell the Model A1778 iPhone 7 and the Model A1784 iPhone 7+.

  22. max.ine macrumors regular


    Aug 16, 2016
    A1778, not A1779. That's Japan's.

    Edit: Never mind, you just made a typo.
  23. MVallee macrumors 6502a


    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    Just reserved a 7 in black for my sister this afternoon.
  24. hsoj1006 macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2015
    That's what I saw! This is a HUGE clusterf*ck.
  25. jmh600cbr macrumors 6502a


    Feb 14, 2012
    these ******s just let me put 2 in my cart, saying they were available for pickup and within 2 minutes (the time it took me to type my credit card info) it changed its mind about the availability.

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