SoCal iPhone 6 Plus availability woes...

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by eddiexhart, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. eddiexhart macrumors regular


    Dec 13, 2008
    North Hollywood CA
    Anyone in the SoCal area feeling this way too?
    Thursday I was lucky enough to score a 16GB iPhone 6 Plus Silver by just showing up and waiting in line at 9:40 AM. But sadly I gave it to my bf because I couldn't stand having such limited space.
    But I've seriously have been stalking this dang iStockNow website and I almost NEVER get any email notifications.
    What I've noticed though from the past 3 days of showing up at the Sherman Oaks Apple Store is that there have been about 4-6 of the same (sorry, not being racist but..) asian guys standing in line, buying up all the unlocked iPhones, while they are holding iPhone 6 Plus in their hands. SO unfair!!
    Anyways, has anybody had any luck?
  2. syclick macrumors regular

    Jan 19, 2009
    Northern California here... ZERO luck. Been playing the online availability game (2x per day during restocks) and waiting in line.

  3. Inframan macrumors 6502


    Jan 18, 2013
    Los Angeles, California
    I stood in line for 28 hours on the 19th and was #8 in line out of about 1000 people. I got the last Silver 128GB Plus. They maybe had like 100 Pluses available on Launch day. Thats in the West Hollywood - Studio City area.
  4. sleepyking macrumors 6502

    Oct 5, 2012
    There was quite a bit of stock all of last week up to last weekend. And then suddenly all if this week there's practically zero stock.

    I got mine last Saturday in Pasadena. Got there around 10am and line took about 2.5 hours
  5. sboychuck macrumors regular

    Sep 19, 2014
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    I am in SoCal and every store I have gone to they are saying nothing coming in. I am still waiting for my four 6 Plus's that I ordered on pre-order day. I am glad that people are getting lucky and finding one in stock, but this whole pre-order thing is over for me. Pre-order does not mean what it used to. If I ordered my phones today, I could get them in only one to three weeks longer than my expected ship date of 10/24/2014. I am working with a 4, and it is slow as hell, and no LTE. The only thing I am happy about is that I kept my four UDP lines from Verizon and that they are not going to throttle. I need the phones so I can give the 4's back to Verizon and collect my $800.00!!
  6. AppleFanatic10 macrumors 68030


    Nov 2, 2010
    Encino, CA

    Try the Northridge fashion mall. A few weeks ago before I got my iPhone 6 I was getting countless notifications from istocknow with available iPhone 6s... But it was the SG 16gb so I'm not entirely sure if they have what you're looking for.
  7. mso4 macrumors regular

    Jul 2, 2009
    I saw a 64 gray plus on monday in orange county, there were a bunch of them actually. So they do come just not as often as the regular 6s. I was able to score a gold 6+ 64 via pickup for my gf so I'm pretty happy.
  8. dopeman macrumors regular

    Oct 10, 2014
    I hear you...but with recent news about 8.5 million chinese people you get that feeling that iPhone won't come in to the store for a long time? maybe online work?


    do they still have it now?


    you gotta understand that there were about 10 million iPhones sold via pre-order...if i'm not of course it will take long time....lot better than waiting at the store.
  9. joefoxx macrumors newbie

    Sep 24, 2014

    I got mine from Sherman Oaks on October 5th, showed up at 9 am. I was 7th in line I got the last 128GB AT&T Silver. BTW, I also was checking istocknow which showed nothing available. But I apple store had them in stock.
  10. mso4 macrumors regular

    Jul 2, 2009

    It was available online for about 4 hours last monday. So keep looking, they do show up.

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