Some unfortunate customers saw unexpected delays of ten to fifteen minutes or longer when they scrambled to preorder their iPhone X as soon as preorders went live early Friday morning.
Apple has just opened up pre-orders for iPhone X on its website and on authorized resellers' websites. With inventory rumored to be extremely low, and demand to be very high, these are sure to go fast. As a matter of fact, at the time you are reading this, chances are the iPhone X is already on back order.
As you know, Apple is scheduled to begin taking iPhone X preorders tomorrow, October 27 from 12:01am PDT via its website and through the battle-tested Apple Store app.
Right on schedule, pre-orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now live on the Apple Store and the Apple Store application.
This is a friendly reminder that Apple is opening pre-orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, starting at 12:01 a.m. PDT on September 15. Depending where you are in the world, you might choose to stay up, or set an alarm in order not to miss it.
The ultimate in tech bling, Apple's iPhone 8, is expected to be announced at the September 12 Steve Jobs Theater media event and now two German carriers claim that the company will be collecting pre-orders for the device beginning Friday, September 15.
It's just been half an hour since Apple's new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets went on sale, and shipping estimates for select models have already dropped dramatically. The average delivery window now seems to be 4-6 weeks out, with the AT&T iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black simply showing "November" for the expected shipping date for both storage configurations.
The iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 are now available for pre-order. Folks in participating launch countries can now place orders for the new devices on Apple's website, the mobile Apple Store app, or via their wireless carrier.
As we mentioned in our Pro Tips guide to pre-ordering, the easiest way to place your order is through the mobile app. Apple's site tends to get bogged down with the influx of traffic, and carrier website health is hard to predict.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus pre-orders go live at 12.01am PT Friday morning, and as always, first come will be first served as supply is expected to be limited during the first few weeks. But fear not, because we have a few tips on how to make sure you get your pre-order in as fast as possible to put all the chances of getting a new iPhone on day one on your side.
Last week, revered leakster Evan Blass of @EVLeaks predicted that Apple's next iPhone would launch on the week of September 12. He later clarified that he was referring to the iPhone 7's retail release—which should happen on Friday, September 16—not the launch event. Following up on his claims, Blass wrote today on Twitter that Apple will kick off pre-orders for the device on Friday, September 9.
Not to be outdone by Apple's $799 iPad Pro, which has an ultra high-resolution screen measuring 12.9 inches diagonally and goes on sale next month, rival Samsung is gearing up to launch a brand new tablet with a huge 18.4-inch screen, the Galaxy View.
Although the View is yet to officially launch, some online retailers are now taking pre-orders for the $599 Android device, 9to5Google reported Monday.
Following their unveilings on Wednesday, Apple has made both the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus available for online pre-order. As usual, folks initially had a hard time getting orders to through on Apple's website, and I had a terrible time with AT&T, but all portals should be working now.
If you're still having issues, we highly recommend trying out the Apple Store app, which you can download here. It offers a more streamlined buying experience and supports Apple Pay. For those trying to pre-order an unlocked iPhone, you may want to check out our tutorial here.