Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus supplies are meeting demand as lead times drop

Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus supplies are meeting demand as lead times drop
Based on a drop in lead times to as low as one day for most Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus variants ordered from the online Apple Store, it would seem that Apple has finally been able to match supplies of its red hot new phones, with demand. Back in November, the 16GB iPhone 6 was shipping in 5 to 7 days while the 64GB and 128GB models were shipping in 7 to 10 days. The 16GB iPhone 6 Plus had a 7 to 10 day lead time at that point, while the 64GB version was being shipped in 2 to 3 weeks and the 128GB variant of the phablet was being shipped in 3 to 4 weeks.

As recently as December 4, the 16GB and 64GB versions of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus were shipping in 3 to 5 days. The 128GB version of both phones were shipping in 7 to 10 days. But now, the 16GB and 64GB iPhone 6 will ship in 1 to 3 days with the 128GB model taking 7 to 10 days to board the plane.

More impressive is the 1 day lead time for the 16GB and 64GB iPhone 6 Plus. The phablet was extremely hard to find in the immediate days following the launch of Apple's new handsets. The 128GB model is listed as shipping in 3 to 5 days.

Keep in mind that we are talking about business days, which means that Saturday and Sunday are excluded!

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus will ship in just one business day

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus will ship in just one business day


source: Apple via AppleInside

Related phones

iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. inyourdreams

Posts: 11; Member since: Dec 16, 2014

How about you write an article about APPLE'S BROKEN PROMISES. Apple didn't even have the guts to sit down with BBC reporter to give their side of the story. They don't have anything to say about 12 years old boy working at the bottom of the 70-foot cliff of sand and worried about landslide. Instead wht they will do is go to their a$$ licking media to release a statement, at the same letting their wild packs loose (John Gruber, Shawn King and even some main tech sites) to start a witch hunt against the BBC and the reporter. Let's see if they're going to pull Bild stunt on BBC as well.

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And in other news people in china still falling asleep while building iPhones and doesn't get enough sleep or enough pay. and FORCE to build those Iphones/Ipads

2. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Apple started falling from the tree... coming down towards the earth... and soon would be grounded... This whole buggy system needs to come down.

3. Iodine

Posts: 1471; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

While it's true that if fans will repeat this over and over it will happen someday (nothing lasts forever) regardless of how many times you were wrong. But not today, when Apple got the finest products you can buy.

4. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The finest smartphone you can buy right now is the Note 4.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He said products bro, he wasn't being specific, and the 6+ is just as good as the N4.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Well said Iodine, haters are drooling for the day Apple closes its doors for good. Keep drooling.

5. Nathillien unregistered

Seems more like the demand has finally dropped to match supplies for the "red hot" new phones.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That, or supplies finally got up to speed to match demand.

8. palmguy

Posts: 962; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

I would say the demand has dropped. Because a factory can only create so many phones.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'd go the other way, as it's far too hot of a seller for demand to drop at Christmas time. Think about it in a non apple hater way.

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