New RETINA shipping estimates?

zachnelson

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Oct 23, 2010
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WWDC Keynote said ships today... anybody seeing that with their purchase? Especially if you were first to purchase right when the store opened up?

My is saying 5-7 business days to ship.. :eek:
 

WhyJay

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Jun 11, 2012
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WWDC Keynote said ships today... anybody seeing that with their purchase? Especially if you were first to purchase right when the store opened up?

My is saying 5-7 business days to ship.. :eek:
I'm in a similar situation. The only reason I stopped myself from completing the order was because of the timeframe that was listed. I'm thinking that stores SHOULD get a shipment tomorrow, if not the next day, so there's no point in placing the order right now for me (I'm not getting any upgrades, so I can just get in, pay, and get out).
 
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zachnelson

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Oct 23, 2010
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I'm in a similar situation. The only reason I stopped myself from completing the order was because of the timeframe that was listed. I'm thinking that stores SHOULD get a shipment tomorrow, if not the next day, so there's no point in placing the order right now for me (I'm not getting any upgrades, so I can just get in, pay, and get out).
Guy I talked to at my store (was returning 13-inch MBA to get gift card) said he has heard nothing about a shipment (and this was after the keynote was over).
 
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thalff

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Jun 11, 2012
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Keeping fingers crossed that it says 5-7 days as a default but actual shipping will happen today!
 
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TheMacBookPro

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May 9, 2008
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5-7 days here too, Hong Kong store. Mine is a custom build(so it's not that surprising) but even the regular Retina Pros without any custom upgrades are showing as 5-7 days too. They usually show 'in stock' if it's announced as shipping today right?
 
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WhyJay

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Jun 11, 2012
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Guy I talked to at my store (was returning 13-inch MBA to get gift card) said he has heard nothing about a shipment (and this was after the keynote was over).
I called a few different stores nearby and they've told me different things. The consensus was that they may get it shipped tonight for tomorrow morning/afternoon's shipments.

The quickest you'd get it from online, if they shipped it tonight, would be two days from now (assuming 2-3 days, $15 expedited shipping). I figured if they get backed up with online orders, my best bet of getting it ASAP would be to keep calling the stores every morning/afternoon to see if they received any shipments of the new models. I also assume that if they can get it shipped out for online customers, they can get it shipped out for their brick and mortar customers.

Plus, I'm only 10-15 minutes away (6-7 minutes if they do have them in stock lol) from my closest store at a "smaller" mall; about 20 minutes from a bigger branch at a major mall, which I assume would be prioritized if there were delays.
 
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PoleMan14

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Jan 3, 2009
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Yikes...up to 2-3 weeks for shipping now. I can see the scalper lines forming now...
 
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