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Apple's iPad 2 Shipping Estimates Drop to 'Within 24 Hours' in U.S. and Canada

Continuing a months-long trend of improving shipping estimates for the iPad 2, Apple today finally reach its quickest possible turnaround time for the device, moving to "within 24 hours" for shipping through the company's online stores for the United States and Canada. Adding engraving bumps the window out to 1-3 business days.


Shipping estimates in Apple's online stores for most of its other markets appear to remain at 1-3 business days, although they too may be updated in the near future to shift to the faster turnaround.

Apple's online store shipping estimates for the iPad 2 quickly ballooned to 4-5 weeks just as the first deliveries of the device began back in mid-March. Estimates slowly dropped over the following months as Apple began to catch up with demand, finally moving to 3-5 business days just under a month ago and then 1-3 business days the following week.

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43 months ago
I think the higher end iPads are way overpriced. $200 more for 48GB extra is just ridiculous. This is 2011 not 2001. 48GB of any type of storage is not worth $200.
Rating: 3 Votes
43 months ago
iPad 2 is in sufficient stock, which indicates iPad 3 will be released soon.:D
Rating: 2 Votes
43 months ago
Ordered my ipad 28th July, estimated delivery 10th august!!
Rating: 1 Votes
43 months ago

Yes ... :D
Hope for October/November


A friend of a friend of a friend told me otherwise. :p

EDIT: The same friend of a friend of a friend told me to expect the iPad 3 to be slimmer and faster.
Rating: 1 Votes
43 months ago
bye-bye asian scalpers outisde Apple doors in the mall at 3 am
Rating: 1 Votes
43 months ago
This "news" is not worthy for Macrumors
Rating: 1 Votes
43 months ago
Just in time for iPad 3. :D
Rating: 0 Votes
43 months ago
Im sure it's because the Xoom is taking over the market. :rolleyes:
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43 months ago
My local Wal-Mart is fully stocked which means every farmer & industrial worker has one already.:D
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43 months ago

Supply has finally caught up with demand, huh? This must mean there's a new one on the horizon O___O


No, it only means that supply has caught up with demand. They're either producing more faster, or consumers have slowed down their purchasing.

There's always a new one on the horizon, no matter how well they've caught up with demand. iPad 4 is on the horizon as well as iPad 5. It's normal to be designing several releases ahead years in advance.
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