Well, it looks like that this is the time for a new product to appear, as signs are starting to appear. Though the unlimited amount of rumors are a bit difficult to trust, but they always have a baseline. And, we have good news for the iPhone 5 fans, though not for the ones planning to buy an Apple device now. The shipping estimates for the various products of Apple on the Apple Online store have been raised considerably, indicating that the new iPhone could be coming any time now.
It is usual for Apple to raise the shipping estimates of other products before releasing a new product. Though it is sure that iPhone 5 is coming very soon but why has Apple raised the shipping estimates of several Mac products too? Will there be another launch with the much-awaited iPhone 5? Well, that’s a waiting game.
So if you consider buying a new product from Apple Store after this increase in shipping time, you will have to be really patient as the shipping estimate has risen to 2-3 weeks!
Here is the exact record of the rise in shipping estimates of the Apple products
- iPhone 4: 1-3 business days
- iPad 2: 2-3 weeks
- iPod touch: 3-5 days (8 GB and 32 GB), 1-3 days (64 GB)
- iPod nano: 3-5 days
- iPod shuffle: 1-2 weeks
- iPod classic: 1-3 days
- Apple TV: 3-5 days
- MacBook Air: 3-5 days
- MacBook Pro: 3-5 days for all models except the low-end 13-inch one, which remains at 24 hour
- iMac: 3-5 days
- Mac Pro: 3-5 days for all models except the 12 core model, which you can get at 2-4 days.
If you really want the iPad 2 and want it early, than contact BestBuy as they are shipping an iPad in a single business day. Another rumor going on, is that Apple may discontinue the iPhone 4 at the release of iPhone 5. Usually Apple does continues selling the low-end previous generation iPhone. Well the good news is that it is still a rumor. But the bad is that rumor sometimes do turn out to be true.
But keep logged on and we will keep you posted about any latest updates from Apple. (via appadvice)