What are the chances of getting the 6S at the Apple store 2nd week of release?

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    Who knows? Why the second week? Why can't you pre-order?
     
  3. DBZmusicboy01 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    We don't have any money for the full price yet. But we can do the T-Mobile 0 down thing.
    Walking in store is the best way to get approved for 0 down.
     
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    Looking at prior releases, I'd say the odds of just walking in and getting one is between slim and none.
     
  5. mattopotamus macrumors G5

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    It usually takes a month before stock is in stores consistently unless you want a sprint phone.
     
  6. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    Highly unlikely going by previous releases.
     
  7. DBZmusicboy01 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    What about in the 3rd week? if any had experiences walking in on 3rd week.
     
  8. mattopotamus macrumors G5

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    Typically they will get stock a few times a week. You can que up and they will ask everyone what phone they want and then hand you a "card" to purchase the phone. The first few weeks stock is very limited and it is hard to say what week 3 will be like. If you get to the store early you should be able to get one though.
     
  9. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    Again highly unlikely but it all depends on how many they can supply and what the demand is especially for individual models. Unless some has a crystal ball and can look into the future no one can say for sure. You would just have to take a chance.
     
  10. andiwm2003 macrumors 601

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    i say it before anybody else does: rather wait. newly released phones are more prone to problems and you don't want to be stuck without a phone for days in case your's is faulty. and money seems to be an issue so you won't be able to just buy another phone for the interim. to answer your question: here in the boston area I had to wait around 2 month before the new phones were consistnetly available.
     
  11. bandofbrothers macrumors 601

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    I remember in the UK putting my email address forward on a morning and having to wait up to 9pm to see I was fortunate enough to get a reply confirming my reservation of the iPhone 5s. Took 14 attempts.

    Had to reserve the iPhone 6 Plus for store collection which took a couple of days too.

    I buy mine sim free unlocked.
     
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    They might have a pink 16GB 6S that no one wanted:eek:
     
  13. hovscorpion12 macrumors 65816

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    If the rumored 100 Million iPhones available at launch is true, compared to the low available launch iPhones in the past, you should be fine.
     
  14. sartrekid macrumors 6502

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    Plenty of men and women like pink well enough.
     
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    That might be well and fine where you live but I do not think I have ever seen a guy with a pink phone!

    My politically correctness is worn out so you will have to excuse me.
     
  16. sartrekid macrumors 6502

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    That has exactly zero to do with political correctness - lord, that term is horribly overused and tiresome - and everything to do with reality. Perhaps you haven't seen any with a pink phone yet because so far no phones have been released in pink. At least none of the popular flagships that I know of.

    As far as I remember, there've been quite a few people, men and women, on this very forum that have stated their interest for the pink version. They must have all been Germans.
     
  17. redman042 macrumors 68030

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    My experience is that it takes around two months for store stock to stabilize after a release. Before that, you are having to call around to check stock and then race down there before they sell out.
     
  18. GrumpyMom macrumors 603

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    Lol! Actually I can't recall seeing anyone with pink phones or cases recently.
    Donald, is that you?:p image.jpg
     
  19. GrumpyMom macrumors 603

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    Yes that was definitely the case last year. And I remember when gold IPhones first came out they were impossible to find for quite a few months, which prompted Conan O'Brien to do a skit about it.

    I guess that's bad news for me because I am pretty sure I want a pink/rose gold iPhone this time around. Unless the new space grey is close to black...and if it is, that's going to be popular, too, and may also be hard to get.
     
  20. TheMacApple macrumors regular

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    I would wait for at least the 2nd week...make sure this release is not a public beta thats never been tried....you know, like then bendgate issue last year
     
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    I recall seeing a re-tweet (can't recall the original source) where someone said something along the lines of, every time someone uses the term "political correctness" just replace it in your mind with "treating everyone with respect" since that's all political correctness is. It really allows you to see remarks like Trump's in a different light.
     
  22. aldaaime78, Aug 31, 2015
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    I wait a long time with my iphone 5s, if there is chance in 2nd week of release, I'll be excited!!! coquegsm
     
  23. superpopsss macrumors regular

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    For the iPhone 6, I walked in the Apple store the second day after release and bought 2 iPhone 6.

    Ahhh Canada.
     
  24. recoil80 macrumors 68000

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    Same for me in Italy.
    I always avoid day one (is a week after the release date in the US) because there are too many people waiting in line.
    Last year on day two I had to wait less than 30 minutes (I got there some minutes before opening time and there were about 10 people in line).
     
  25. lordofthereef macrumors G5

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    With the 5s I walked in on the second week and grabbed a gold 32gb. I consider that incredibly lucky. In this area we didn't really have phones easily available until after Christmas. That said, they do get shipments almost every day and they do allow lines. Depends on how bad you want it.
     

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