First Wave of Space Black, Leather Loop and Modern Buckle Apple Watch Orders Now Preparing to Ship [Updated]

Nearly five weeks after Apple Watch pre-orders became available on April 10, the first stainless steel Apple Watch orders with Space Black Link Bracelets, Leather Loops and Modern Buckles are now being prepared to ship. A growing number of users tracking their Apple Watch orders within the MacRumors discussion forums confirmed the shipping status changes within the past twelve hours.

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Apple Watch with Space Black Link Bracelet preparing to ship in U.S.

The stainless steel Apple Watch with Space Black Link Bracelet, Leather Loop and Modern Buckle were the last three models of the wrist-worn device that had yet to see movement, remaining in the Processing stage on the Apple Online Store until late Tuesday. Now, some orders have been updated to Preparing for Shipment in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and likely other first wave launch countries.

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Apple Watch with Leather Loop preparing to ship in Canada

During the Apple Watch pre-order window, many models were listed with 4-6 weeks shipping estimates, or May 13 to May 27. With today marking the start of that timeframe, it appears that Apple is on schedule to begin shipping these delayed models to customers for delivery as soon as today. Many customers have received credit or debit card charges for their orders, indicating that shipments should begin imminently.

Most 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch models now ship in 3-5 weeks or July respectively for new orders.

Update: Orders are now actually shipping, with delivery set for as early as tomorrow.

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Top Rated Comments

koulmj Avatar
99 months ago
Please keep posting iWatch shipment updates! It's so exciting to hear about boxes leaving distort centers, just knowing there's a rich person waiting to receive it! :DI LIVE FOR THIS!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Locoboof Avatar
99 months ago
Yahoo!!! Earlier my fiancée's 38MM SS black modern buckle switched to preparing for shipment! I hope everyone's gets shipped out soon! ###⌚️

Location: Fremont, California (Bay Area)
Watch Model: 38MM Stainless Steel/Black Modern Buckle
Pre-order time: 4/10 12:02AM PST.
Email Confirmation: 12:02AM PST.
Estimated Delivery Times: 5/13-5/27
Status: Preparing for Shipment
Card Charged Date: 5/13/15
Appetite: Slightly Hungry
Mood: Very happy


Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
wotfan Avatar
99 months ago
Please keep posting iWatch shipment updates! It's so exciting to hear about boxes leaving distort centers, just knowing there's a rich person waiting to receive it! :DI LIVE FOR THIS!
Hate to break it to you, but the world doesn't revolve around you. Just because you don't have an interest doesn't mean others don't. I suggest you skip the articles that don't float your boat instead of getting your panties in a wad.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jwm Avatar
99 months ago
Well, the first 2 minutes of the first wave are preparing to ship.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TechZeke Avatar
99 months ago
Not everything is in American dollars.

I've officially determined that on this forum, it's "cool" to call out Americans, and Americans only.

The first picture was clearly the price in USD, so why not assume the second is also in USD? Especially when it uses the same $ sign and the editor didn't add the Canada caption until after? :rolleyes:

I'm flattered, as an American, that our comments make everyone so butt hurt. America must really be amazing, sheesh. :rolleyes:
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Locoboof Avatar
99 months ago
First Wave of Space Black, Leather Loop and Modern Buckle Apple Watch Orders ...

I feel bad for anyone who spent over 600$ for the Apple Watch. It's not but the novelty wears off fast. Like I told a friend the Apple Watch is like the iPad Mini and iPod Touch, it's there if you want one. It's not a must have/need device. It's a perfect fitness watch, but if you tend to wear designer watches learn fast that that Rolex is a lot nicer than a piece of tech on your wrist.
Speak for yourself. Who's to say what something is worth to anyone els? Maybe it isn't to you,doesn't mean it won't be or is for someone els. Also you don't NEED any device. These are all wants. You can get a blackberry from 6 years ago and make calls and text. But you WANT apps and a easier interface,Touch ID,iTunes....etc. and that's why you bought it.

My fiancée loves her iPad mini (so do others) she doesn't go to work without it. Now does it mean it's for everyone? No.,but it does mean,to each their own.

"One mans trash is another mans treasure"
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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