Some Apple Watch models will take six weeks to ship, so don't line up outside the Apple Store

Some Apple Watch models will take six weeks to ship, so don't line up outside the Apple Store
Thinking of pre-ordering an Apple Watch? Well, you'll either have to think different and postpone the happiness until Apple sorts out the constrained supply of its wearable, or gear up for a four to six week wait post pre-ordering. Although eager buyers can place their pre-orders as early as tomorrow at 12:01 am PDT through Apple's website or iTunes, it may take the company until May to deliver the goods. 

We learn of this from Apple's German and UK online stores, where different Apple Watch models and their respective shipment times have been listed. It looks like the Apple Watch Sport, AW with Classic Leather Strap, AW with Milanese Loop and AW with Sport Armband are the surest bets for impatient ones, as their shipment timeframes are set between April 24th and May 8th. The rest, though, are listed as shipping "within 4 to 6 weeks", and the exclusive Apple Watch Edition will be shipping "sometime in May". 

To make this a more orderly presentation, here's the breakdown of which Watch ships when, with a photo of each respective AW flavor. Are you getting one? Which one is it?


via Neowin

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7 Comments

1. timukh

Posts: 295; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

One thing I have to give credit to Apple is that, they know how to market a product! The iWatch is, in my opinion an ordinary product, just like any other smartwatches available. But they know how to create a hype or be in the news all the time which works for them. Samsung spends more on their marketing, but it is Apple who know how to master that art. P.S- Not an Apple fan, never used one.

2. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

I think the american media does the job for Apple. ANything Apple sells

3. AnTuTu

Posts: 1621; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Have to agree on that. I think if someone wants to be a great leader in marketing he/she should study Apple. And if you want to be a great speaker and presenter, watch Steve Jobs. Apple is not only surviving but getting billions of dollars in profit every year by selling the same thing year after year. This is how they have crafted the art of marketing.

4. Arthurhkt

Posts: 727; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

To be fair, i am not the fan or their products/prices nor their business culture. However, i does envy the way that Apple and Steve Jobs market and introducing their products, sometimes by watching their key note and official products ads does give me some impulse their products. But end of the day, Apple products is not for me, but maybe right for other people.

6. gaming64 unregistered

Like Android, iOS isnt for everyone but it can also be worth the try.

5. gaming64 unregistered

I agree. Apple is the master in making their products real great thorugh marketing. I just dont know why companies like Microsoft and Samsung mocks their devices even if Apple doesnt mock'em back( except for the Get a Mac campaign back in Job's era. If you watch Dont Fight ad by Microsoft, you can clearly show that they are real butthurt. They even belittle the Mac and the iPad in their Surface Pro 3 ads which are really flat and not an eye catcher. Kudos to you!

7. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Actually, watch their announcements for the last few years. When discussing where Apple is in terms of sales and whatnot, they always take a swipe at Android. And there's one Apple exec who never misses a chance to disparage Android.

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