Special Opportunity for an Expedited Apple Watch Order

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by BerMuc, Apr 21, 2015.

  1. BerMuc, Apr 21, 2015
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2015

    BerMuc macrumors member


    Jul 1, 2013
    I just got a mail from Apple with the offer to buy a Apple watch that's guaranteed to ship by 4/28.

    Anyone else got the mail?
  2. Diginari macrumors regular

    Apr 10, 2015
    Is this a random email? I am a developer and have not received it :(
  3. redman042 macrumors 68030


    Jun 13, 2008
    I suppose that means the silver aluminum with blue sport band is the one they have the most extras of.
  4. BerMuc thread starter macrumors member


    Jul 1, 2013
    Yes, random selection.

    I would upload it but Brewsta's link shows the mail.
  5. blackbear219 macrumors regular

    Sep 5, 2012
    I have a friend that's a developer. I'm checking to see if he got one of these. If he did, and doesn't want it, I will buy it through him and use it until my SG Sport finally arrives.

  6. Apfpilot macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2012
    I'm ok with that (easy to say since I'm in the first group 4/24-5/8) but if it speeds up development of new and unique ways to use the watch it is a good thing.
  7. MultiMediaWill macrumors 68000

    Aug 1, 2010
    This pretty much confirms that the shipping delays are real and apple isn't underpromising.
  8. LiemTa macrumors 6502

    Jun 2, 2014
    Seems like the opposite, that they have enough to give out and are withholding watches.
  9. its93rc macrumors 6502


    Feb 8, 2012
    Austin, Texas
    Not really. If they're prioritizing developers, then there has to be a shortage. If not, devs could just go to an Apple Store and pick one up.
  10. Tyler23 macrumors 603


    Dec 2, 2010
    Atlanta, GA
    I hope that's true - especially if there's extra Sport Watches and blue bands laying around. I have the 42mm Sport with blue band on order with a delivery date of 5/13-5/27..Would love if there are more than enough and can be shipped early but I'm guessing that's very wishful thinking.
  11. cfc macrumors 6502


    May 27, 2011
    I got the email and was at first sceptical that it was a phishing scam but it seems to come from Apple. I have a watch on order in the first batch so I don't need it.

    I am glad they are doing it as there are probably developers who have spent months working on a watch app but who missed out on the first batch because they were a minute or two too late in ordering and their apps will be delayed as a result.
  12. twisted-pixel macrumors 6502a


    Sep 13, 2009
    San Jose, CA
    hoped to get an email, I would jump on it....but never did :(
  13. nickkrumors macrumors member

    Sep 10, 2014
    I am a developer but haven't received a email. Going to https://developer.apple.com/watch/order/ gives me a "Sorry, you don't have access". However on that 9to5mac link, they were saying that some developers who didn't get the email were able to register.

    All that to say, if you are developer and you didn't get a email, give that link a try anyway
  14. FoxD macrumors 6502a

    Apr 28, 2010
    We got it and registered for it. Even if you get the email, there is no guarantee you win. It's just a chance to get it. My black SG is second batch so hopefully get this one and have it next week. :)

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