This Is Unexpected: iPhone XS, XS Max Not Sold Out After 30 Minutes
If you haven’t already pre-ordered an iPhone XS, there’s no need to worry, as you’ll still receive the device on September 21 even if you pre-order it now.
Waiting times aren’t increasing despite a high volume of orders, and customers who place a pre-order right now would still the new iPhone on September 21.
This is the first time in the last few years when new iPhones aren’t sold out after 30 minutes since the pre-order program starts.
Even though the waiting time might increase for the orders placed in the coming hours, there’s a good chance that shipping times would drop in the coming days, as Apple manages to align production with demand.
This is pretty much what happens every year: new iPhones are sold out in just a few minutes, after which waiting times increase substantially. However, as Apple is working around the clock to produce more units, shipping times also improve for a number of customers, so they end up getting their iPhones much earlier than ori… (read more)