Sea Blue Leather Case Shipping

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  1. juanm85 macrumors member

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    I ordered the case a little after the preorders went live, however, I haven't seen any movement yet on the case and its estimated delivery is 9/20-9/27. I was hoping to get it sooner rather than later since my phone is on its way, and will be here in a few days. Anyone else in the same boat? Anyone who preordered already seeing movement on the case?
     
  2. Dwalls90 macrumors 601

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    Yea, in the same boat. Waiting on my case. I ordered yesterday, though, so my case is supposed to deliver between 9/28 - 10/5.

    Clearly there are supply issues, because if you order today, the shipping time has already slipped one day to 9/29 - 10/6.
     
  3. juanm85 thread starter macrumors member

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    I was also wondering if anyone has seen the case in person yet too. I'm curious to see peoples impressions. I liked what I saw on the site, but seeing it out and about would be nice.
     
  4. CrackerJackToy macrumors 6502

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    I know its not Sea Blue, but I ordered a Midnight Blue case on 09/11 and i'm still processing here. It seems like a lot of the Plus cases aren't moving at all. Est delivery 09/21-09/28
     
  5. noobinator macrumors 601

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    Ordered sea blue within a minute of it going live. Still processing.
     
  6. Dwalls90 macrumors 601

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    Odd that all the other colors were ready to roll. Given how overpriced the accessories are, and not as difficult to produce (not to mention, much less secretive), I really wonder why Apple doesn't have hundreds of thousands of these things ready on launch day.
     
  7. se1000 macrumors 6502

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    Ordered a few days after the iPhone preorder and I'm obviously still processing and behind others in this thread.
     
  8. titans1127 macrumors 6502a

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    Mine is still processing as well. Wonder whats so special about this color that its the only one not available.
     
  9. juanm85 thread starter macrumors member

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    This is so odd that no one has seen the case or seen any traction in their order. I really don't see what was so special about this case to cause a delay in its release.
     
  10. noobinator macrumors 601

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    They are figuring out how to infuse the sea into it.
     
  11. JSway macrumors regular

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    There was a shortage of Marine Blue leather cases for the 6S +. These are similar colors.

    Maybe they didn't have any sea blue leather supply as it's a new color, versus the other models which are just a different form factor.
     
  12. Dwalls90 macrumors 601

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    It's weird the Sea Blue for the silicone case is a totally different color (light aqua/neon blue) from the Sea Blue for Leather, and there is no Ocean Blue option for Leather, but is for Silicone. Sea Blue for leather, appears to be a mix of Sea Blue and Ocean blue from silicone. So, I can only think that late in the game, the product branding with blue for leather screwed up somewhere. Maybe a lighter blue leather color wasn't passing quality control.
     
  13. phobos512 macrumors regular

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    Ordered along with my phone (7+/JB/256/VZW)...Phone shipped and is due Friday; nothing on case. Called support, they know nothing. Obviously this is the big new color this year so supply will be tighter but like you all I did not expect the phone to beat the case.
     
  14. Dwalls90 macrumors 601

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    Don't think it's a supply issue, because people who ordered with their phone (when they ordered their phone, so at 12:00 AM, as an example), still don't have a delivery date before late Sept/early October.

    In fact, no one has seen this case in the wild.
     
  15. Zetaprime macrumors 65816

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    I took the leather case I had on my 6+ and it fit the 7+ just fine. I only had to enlarge the camera opening with a razor blade.
     
  16. spiezer macrumors member

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    Just got charged for my order! Looks like they are about to move some units. Screen Shot 2016-09-21 at 7.05.22 PM.png
     
  17. JSway macrumors regular

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    Awesome! About time they started shipping. Thank you for the update.
     
  18. phobos512 macrumors regular

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    If the case isn't available, what would you call that if not a supply issue? Whether there are not enough or not any, that means, there's not a supply.

    Though obviously the dam is starting to break if someone's reporting theirs has gone PFS.
     
  19. titans1127 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm still in the processing phase. Ordered at 3:08am on 9/9.
     
  20. juanm85 thread starter macrumors member

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    Mines just went to preparing to shipment. If its standard delivery, then I guess it will be showing up on the 27th, right at the end of the delivery window. At least thats what I hope.
     
  21. noobinator macrumors 601

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    Still processing on my order place on 9/9 at 12:03. Good news is I always got my cases next day after they ship from Apple.
     
  22. Dwalls90 macrumors 601

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    Sorry, I thought you were implying that the backlog is due to insufficient supply versus demand. In reality, with no one having received one thus far, appears to be a production issue. So we agree there is no supply due to production issues, and not demand alone.
     
  23. juanm85 thread starter macrumors member

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    Was just sent my tracking info, looks like its due to arrive on September 26th. I'll post some photos once its received for any curious to see what it looks like in the field.
     
  24. JSway macrumors regular

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    This also means the Apple Store should be getting some in shortly as well :)
     
  25. phobos512 macrumors regular

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    Went to PFS sometime in the last hour! Woohoo! Might still beat my phone since it's doing the do-si-do around East Asia still... *facepalm*
     

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