Photo Credit: Apple
iPhone 5 preorders went live yesterday morning, September 14. According to a report by Techcrunch, Apple sold out of their preorder stock within 60 minutes. That is 20 times faster than the iPhone 4S, which took about 22 hours to reach this mark.
The cell carriers, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint maintained stock well into the morning. However, much of their preorder supply dwindled before the evening. Verizon was the first to show a later ship date.
Each carrier still displays the iPhone 5 on their main page with a dominant preorder button. As of early on September 15, going through the steps to preorder indicated the following times for delivery:
If you didn’t get in your request, you can still find a new iPhone on the release date by visiting Apple, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint stores beginning at 8 a.m. on September 21. Given the demand for preorders, camping gear may be a wise investment between now and then. I’ll be sure to take pictures of local Apple stores in Nashville as the date draws near.
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