Ordered less than 24 hours ago, preparing for shipment...

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by amirite, May 28, 2015.

  1. amirite, May 28, 2015
    Last edited: May 28, 2015

    amirite macrumors 6502a

    Aug 17, 2009
    Is this fast? When should I expect delivery? The June 5th estimate seems a little far if it's already preparing.

  2. Huck09 macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2015
  3. amirite thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 17, 2009
    38mm SS with sport band.

    I was hoping it would take longer since I'll be trying on watches today and might want to switch to 42.
  4. Anya B macrumors 6502

    Anya B

    Jul 20, 2013
    The 38mm's always seem to dispatch fast. I don't think any 38mm is in short supply.
  5. Pez555 macrumors 68020


    Apr 18, 2010
    Ordered mine 11pm on a Wednesday night, received it by Friday. Less than 48 hours later.

    I'd expect it tomorrow.
  6. Fireball Dragon macrumors 6502a

    Fireball Dragon

    Nov 26, 2012
    Chigwell, England
    I went to Selfridges in London on Tuesday. The SS 38mm SB was the only model they had in stock. Anyone could walk in and out with one of them.
  7. Appl3FTW macrumors 603


    Nov 15, 2012
    why the hell is apple still making 38 if its in short demand? i would assume they would shift production to 42 by now.
  8. profmatt macrumors 68000


    Mar 7, 2015
    I just started a similar thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1887140

    It's getting to the point where indecisive people like me need to be careful about ordering -- stuff is shipping so fast there's no time to cancel when you change your mind!
  9. Blackstick macrumors 6502a


    Aug 11, 2014
    Sunny South Florida
    Quite possibly a stockpile from the initial production. I'd assume a lot of the lines are also tuned and cased for 38mm production, it can take awhile to convert lines to make larger watches. I'm not really sure why Apple might have put as much emphasis on 38 as they did, the fashion trends over the last 15 years has been larger watches. Quite frankly I'm surprised they didn't do 40/44mm as the split.
  10. amirite thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 17, 2009
    arriving tomorrow (assuming UPS doesn't pull their "recipient wasn't home" bs), 48 hours from ordering isn't bad! :D
  11. Huck09 macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2015
    I ordered a 42mm sport blue band on May 26th and it just changed to shipped and arriving the tomorrow the 29th. I never expected it that fast.
  12. amirite thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 17, 2009
    nice. I think blue might be one of the less popular bands from what I've read here.
  13. Huck09 macrumors member

    Apr 30, 2015
    That's why I ordered it. I think the black sports band looks really nice on the aluminum sport models. I'm going to buy a BSB to on it.
  14. roland.g macrumors 603


    Apr 11, 2005
    All the 42s except for the Space Black Link are 2-3 weeks now, the SBLB is 5-6 weeks. Times are improving weekly. I imagine ordering a 42 with a 2-3 week might ship in a week to 10 days if not less.
  15. bjdraw macrumors 6502a

    Jan 24, 2008
    Tampa FL
    I ordere a 38 sport for my wife on May 9th and it just shipped last night. So it seems they just did catch up from initial demand.

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