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iPhone 5s Shipping Estimates Improve to 3 to 5 Days in Multiple Countries

As the holidays approach, Apple's iPhone 5s supplies are continuing to improve, alleviating the supply constraints the company has faced since the phone first launched on September 20.

In the Online Apple Store, iPhone 5s shipping estimates for all models and capacities have decreased to three to five days in multiple countries including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Asia Pacific. The iPhone 5s continues to ship within one to two weeks in European countries.

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Just a week ago, iPhone 5s shipping estimates improved to one to two weeks in all countries, following an extended two to three week shipping estimate. iPhone 5s supplies have been tight since the phone launched, and shipping estimates fell to 7 to 10 days just hours after release.

Supplies of the gold iPhone were especially low, but reports have indicated that Apple has significantly ramped up its iPhone 5s production in recent weeks, while cutting back on iPhone 5c production. Just today, a report suggested that Foxconn would cease production of the iPhone 5c to focus entirely on the iPhone 5s.

Apple is now offering the iPhone 5s in more than 60 countries, with no noticeable impact on its overall supplies. In store quantities of the iPhone 5s also continue to improve, with most models and capacities available for immediate pickup in a large number of Apple retail stores across the United States.

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22 weeks ago
When will the unlocked version available for purchase...?
Rating: 3 Positives
22 weeks ago

When will the unlocked version available for purchase...?

The T-Mobile version is unlocked.
Rating: 2 Positives
22 weeks ago

Who cares? The iPhone 6 should be coming out soon

Then the 6s is not too far after that. I'm going to keep waiting. :rolleyes:
Rating: 2 Positives
22 weeks ago
Who cares? The iPhone 6 should be coming out soon
Rating: 2 Positives
22 weeks ago

One from each of who? Of course it's locked! You didn't buy it from the Apple Store!

1 from apple store and 1 from at&t. Those exclamation marks are not helping to explain why you "know" where I bought my stuffs.
Rating: 1 Positives
22 weeks ago

I don't get what's the deal with that in the US. In Spain for sure and all Europe I think you can get the unlocked version since day 1. And hey, Apple Stores full up with lines of tourists who want the new iPhone and buy a pair of 64GB models (would probably buy more if they were allowed to).

Just imagine if New York stores did that. The sales would be 5x what they are without the unlocked version.


The factory unlocked version has been available in the US since day 1 as well. Some people just lack proper reading skills when on the Apple website it has said UNLOCKED with a Tmo SIM card since day 1.
Rating: 1 Positives
22 weeks ago

and now iPhone 6 is ready to be revealed.


Not yet, but sometime in January we will hear a rumor about a bigger screen iPhone and then everyone will be like 'oh no, why change the perfect size... which is now more perfect than the original perfect size' :D

Then in April we see the new screen and people will be like 'very fake, very fake'

June we see the whole thing assembled, and still people will be like 'looks like a chinese knockoff'

then it's revealed August and everyone acts surprised! :D
Rating: 1 Positives
22 weeks ago

I guess you missed the articles that the 5C makes up 1/3 of new iPhone sales.


The only reason for that was that the 5 was out of circulation, and the 5S was out of stock. The 5C wont do so good for long.
Rating: 1 Positives
22 weeks ago

I can see why 5S sales are slowing down and in response retailers like AT&T are having big discount sales. This is very strange to see for Apple products. In the past this rarely ever happened.

I'm a Apple guy. I'm still using my 4S, iPad 3 and iMac.

I'm one of the people that has been asking for a bigger screen since my 3GS.

I was looking at the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 today. Yes this is a Phablet.

Never thought I would ever want a phone this big. I always was interested in the ones the size of the SG4.

The built in stylus and Note app is great to use. The screen is big but not to big to use as a phone. It would save me from carrying both a phone and tablet into meetings for notes.

The software on this phone impressed me compared to the previous android phones I tried. You can even run two apps side by side. I hate to say this but IOS 7 looks so outdated in comparison.

All I can say is Apple needs to step up the pace. I almost bought one today. Hope the iPhone 6 is out first quarter of 2014 like some of the rumors are suggesting that Apple will add the 4.7 and 6" phone to the existing line up.

Don't think I can wait another year I might as well buy the Samsung.


You're assuming 5s sales are slowing down. It could be Apple has increased production to keep up with demand. We won't know for sure until Apple releases their holiday sales results in January.
Rating: 1 Positives
22 weeks ago

This is kind of what I thought would happen. I'm not the only one who thinks the 5c with or without a contract is a rip off. Although, I would actually like to see the 5s come in a similar housing to the 5c.


I guess you missed the articles that the 5C makes up 1/3 of new iPhone sales.
Rating: 1 Positives

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