The iPhone X pre-order shipping availability slips to December

The iPhone X pre-order shipping availability slips to December

While you were sleeping, Apple opened the spigots on the iPhone X preorders for fans around the world, and the shipping date started slipping in the first two minutes or so. In-store pickup availability held out a bit longer, but now no matter where you look, from Florence, Italy to Georgetown in Washington D.C., the iPhone X is "not available". 

To add insult to injury, while the initial shipping times where "1-2 weeks," these are now "5-6 weeks," extending the actual availability of the iPhone X for those who didn't get through all the way to December, though we are fairly certain that you will be able to find the phone on eBay or Craigslist next weekend, starting at $1500 or so. Oh, well, it looks like the initial batch of 2-4 million units that Tim Cook baked has been already gobbled up.

Verizon's iPhone X shipping estimate is now into December

Verizon's iPhone X shipping estimate is now into December

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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48 Comments

1. bigsimpd

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Ordered mine from At&t the silver 256gb says delivery by Nov 3 we shall see.I got in after about a 35 min wait time.

12. bucknassty

Posts: 1291; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

Really! i have a 2 week lead time and i waited almost 10 min, you're lucky.... i cant wait to sale this thing

20. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

You can’t wait to “sale this thing”???? I think you meant “sell this thing”. Why don’t I believe you actually bought an iPhone X to sell, hmmmm.....

36. bucknassty

Posts: 1291; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

2. haruken

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Mine is coming next Friday (and will be on eBay the same day).

21. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Wow, the anti Apple trolls are out in major force today! All claiming to have purchased iPhone X’s to flip. I realize on this site I’m vastly outnumbered by you Apple haters, so I’ve had my say, now I’m sit by and enjoy all the fantasy posts about how many iPhones you all bought. Keep the entertainment coming!

3. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

In the U.K. you can easy order it from all networks loads of stock, the only one without stock is apples website that is 5 to 6 weeks, so I say this is bull

5. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Just had my mate on the phone from carphone, it’s not selling like the iPhone 8, nothing like the iPhone 7 sales, but I did order one from 3 network in the U.K. del by 10 nov, normal del for 3, they always a week after

6. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Jut went on att website in the USA and they say ov 2, 2017 - Nov 10, 2017. for all sizes and colours, so it not selling, it’s not cheap, I think apple going to have big problems this year

7. midan

Posts: 2555; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

" I think apple going to have big problems this year" Big problems to fill that huge demand, i agree

9. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I just checked the Apple site - the 64gb Space Gray is still available for pickup at most Apple stores in the area on November 3rd. Others are showing 5-6 weeks. Considering supplies are so constrained, you may be right. It also means I may not be able to flip mine on Ebay. Uh oh.

4. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Got at least one 256gb Space Grey for pickup locally at the Apple Store on 11/3. Tried for a second, but they couldn't reach Verizon's servers. Supposedly I'll get an email when they get through to VZW, and then I'll have 24 hours to complete the order. But by then they'll be weeks or months out, I'm sure - and not for local pickup (which means state sales tax added). So, I may just cancel that one.

10. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Yes, teddy who hates any and everything Apple, and incessantly trolls every Apple article, bought an iPhone X. That’s believable. Actually it is, because teddy is obsessed with Apple.

11. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Teddy already has it up on Ebay. Teddy has no problem parting fools and their money. So, yes, it is believable, and not a bald faced lie like you buying the Note 8. BTW, Teddy doesn't hate Apple. He hates some of their business practices (price fixing ebooks, abusing the broken patent system) and finds their products to be substandard for his needs.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 30784; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Well said, and good plan.

18. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Teddy I could believe that if you were a person of substantial financial means, but you’re not. What am I inferring? That if you can’t sell the iPhone X’s that you claim to have bought, there is no way you can absorb the loss, unless your plan is to return them if they don’t sell within the return period. Regardless, you didn’t buy one, let alone several, so that’s that. Nice try in attempting to mitigate your Apple trolling though. Samsung has cheated on benchmark tests, paid reviewers for favorable coverage, admitted in court they stole ideas, has numerous dealings with child slave labor, etc, etc, but somehow you can gloss over that. Then again your S7 can run two apps at the same time, so I guess it’s worth it. Not all apps are split screen though, but who cares, right?

22. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I'm a person of considerable financial means, in the top 10% of US rage earners for the past decade. I bought one, and I'll flip it. Sounds like you can't afford one, though. You couldn't afford the Note 8 you lied about, you certainly can't afford this. That's probably what angers you most, you can't get one, and I can buy don't even want it. I haven't bought several, only one. I may buy a second one, I've got it reserved. I'll decide once the email comes in. I'm not glossing over anything. All big corporations, including Apple, are shady. BTW, most of Apple history is theft, so glass houses and all that.

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 30784; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude, why keep arguing with that no life having fool man? He's actually saying people are lying, cause they wanna flip an X. What's so hard to believe about that? I've done it myself twice...only on Craigslist.

27. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Yes I’m sure your a financial dynamo, and part of your portfolio diversification is flipping an iPhone X. Makes perfect sense, and probably Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos all are doing the same thing. Oh and just to nitpick, but you did just gloss over, you could have wrote “All big corporations, including Apple and Samsung...” but I’m guessing it was just an innocent omission to forget Samsung, correct? Ok you Master of the Universe, get back to those financial markets!

30. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I see I've hit a nerve. At least we've had a breakthrough on your obsession with me - jealousy.

34. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Of course! Who wouldn’t be jealous of teddy, a middle aged (or older?) ‘man’ that seeks validation on online forums, and brags about his ‘wealth’ by taking some images he found on Google and passing them off as his own. Keep trolling Apple teddy, wouldn’t want you to lose the only thing that gives your life meaning. Well, that and your virtual friends.

37. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If I found them, you should be able to, also. Go ahead and show me where they came from. I'll wait. Let me guess. I got them from Google somewhere, then destroyed the server they were on so no one could trace them. Tell you what, I'll film the pickup (and mention what a tard you are while doing it) and post it.

40. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Please do film it. Send me the link when you’re done.

42. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Oh, I'll post it here.

32. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Here, just to feed the little green monster that's eating you up (not the Android mascot): https://imgur.com/33bJYFwhttps://imgur.com/FHbpNwd All personal info redacted.

47. darkkjedii

Posts: 30784; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ted be careful bro. You don't want to be baited into divulging serious info to these net wackos. Apple-rulz is an obvious troll, and maybe even a hacker. Seriously dude...watch out for people, that constantly try to get you post your info. Notice all he does, is ask for people's links/info. I'm do glad I privatised my YouTube channel, as there's family stuff on there as well as tech reviews. Watch him dude.

33. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And, no, I didn't gloss over. You had already mentioned Samsung, and listed some of their shady dealings. And, they're included, by default, in the group "all big corporations." So is Google, IBM, big oil, big tobacco, big pharma. None can be trusted to do the right thing without oversight.

35. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

You glossed over intentionally, stop lying. Just move on and learn from what happened.

38. tedkord

Posts: 17088; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You just keep making yourself look more and more foolish. Go right ahead, it's amusing.

39. apple-rulz

Posts: 1870; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Not more amusing than to see you backtrack.

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