iPad Pro When should Apple have them in peoples hands/ avaliable public?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Alaxlmartin, Oct 18, 2018.

  1. Alaxlmartin macrumors regular


    Feb 20, 2018
    Based on past history, when would order dates begin and when would they be in stores?
  2. AceFernalld macrumors 68000


    Mar 3, 2008
    1st gen 12.9” Pro was an anomaly as it was announced a few months before release

    1st gen 9.7” Pro was 10 days between announcement and release

    2nd gen Pros had 8 days between announcement and release

    They don’t usually adhere to the Friday iPhone release schedule, since the Pros released on a Tuesday and then on a Thursday

    I believe a safe bet would be around November 7th
  3. CB98 macrumors 6502

    Jun 6, 2018
    Pretty soon after I would say. I reckon they might just say Friday. They need them in people's hands as soon as they can after release.
  4. Bravia3d macrumors regular

    Nov 9, 2013
    I hope sooner than later, don’t make us wait Apple!
  5. Alaxlmartin thread starter macrumors regular


    Feb 20, 2018

    7th-9th is the safest bet. I would say Wednesday the 7th. They won’t do the 6th because of Election Day. 7th is a possibiliy as it is 8 days. 9th is 2 weeks until Black Friday. Either the 7th or 9th.
  6. charlituna macrumors G3


    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    No they really don’t. That’s the beauty of apple. They could do pre orders that following Friday and put them in stores a week after that and folks will still run to buy like it’s the second coming.

    I mean they announced their induction charging mat a year ago and folks are still clamoring to go buy it with no idea when it will come out other than 2018 which means Dec 31 would be valid
  7. Zeyphersan macrumors newbie

    Sep 14, 2017
    iPads models don’t usually hang around at a cheaper price after new ones come out like iPhones do, so iPads usually have an “order immediately, ship next week” schedule. At least, that’s what happened back in June 2017 with this last refresh.

    I expect the same here.
  8. CB98 macrumors 6502

    Jun 6, 2018
    I meant in the sense that when new ones come out sales of the existing ones all but come to a standstill. But you’re right about the unpredictability of Apple.

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