Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Improve to 5-7 Business Days

Just a day after Apple added new build-to-order configuration options to the low-end Retina MacBook Pro, shipping estimates have improved from 1-2 weeks to 5-7 business days in the company's online stores. The faster turnaround time is showing up in the company's online stores in the Americas, and should spread to its Asia-Pacific and European distribution channels shortly.

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Shipping estimates for the Retina MacBook Pro quickly ballooned to 3-4 weeks within 36 hours of the machine's introduction in June, holding at that level until mid-July before beginning to come down. The most recent improvement before today came nearly two weeks ago when estimates moved from 2-3 weeks to 1-2 weeks.

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rawCpoppa Avatar
154 months ago
My interest in the shipping estimates of the Retina MacBook Pro has improved to 5-7 I Don't Give a S**ts.

You don't give a ****** so much you had to tell people? Sounds like you're trying to convince yourself of something.
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gregwyattjr Avatar
154 months ago
My interest in the shipping estimates of the Retina MacBook Pro has improved to 5-7 I Don't Give a S**ts.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PS65 Avatar
154 months ago
Cool. seriously considering one now.

I don't get this? Why is the shipping time the only thing holding you back?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Loucifer Avatar
154 months ago
My interest in the shipping estimates of the Retina MacBook Pro has improved to 5-7 I Don't Give a S**ts.

Ha ha ha!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
EltonT Avatar
154 months ago
I re-ordered today so I could upgrade the specs while the shipping estimates were still 1-2 weeks, now THIS?!

Would my rMBP arrive according to the shipping estimate on order or current shipping estimate:confused:
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MaxPower49 Avatar
154 months ago
Was really hoping the 13" retina would be available before tax free weekend. Doesn't look like that will happen.
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