First iPhone 7 Orders Now 'Preparing for Shipment' With September 16 Launch Day Delivery

apple-iphone7Just hours after iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus pre-orders opened, some customers in the United States have seen their orders move to the "preparing for shipment" stage with an estimated delivery date of September 16.

MacRumors readers that purchased their new iPhones through Apple, AT&T, and Verizon appear to be the earliest to see movement on their orders, but most pre-orders placed in the U.S. and abroad remain in the processing stage.

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus pre-orders began at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time today, and shipping estimates slipped to 2-3 weeks or later for most models in less than 20 minutes. iPhone 7 Plus models in Jet Black are most constrained, with new orders estimated to ship in November in the U.S., Canada, and many other countries.

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MacRumors readers can track and discuss their pre-orders in our community forums based upon their carrier or country. We've also shared some other useful links for customers that pre-ordered. Join the conversation:

Customers who have not pre-ordered the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus online may still have a chance to purchase the model they desire sooner than anticipated through Apple's in-store Reserve and Pick Up program. Reservations will reopen on September 17 in the U.S., U.K., and Italy, while launch day reservations still remain available for select models in many other countries.

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Top Rated Comments

LordQ Avatar
102 months ago
I can't wait for idiots to break them on camera in various ways when everyone is waiting breathlessly for theirs.
Haha never forget

Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mattan_lines Avatar
102 months ago
Crazy how people are ranting and raving about the bad things about the iPhone 7, but it seems like preorders are going out pretty freaking fast... with shipping dates slipping WEEKS after literally 6 minutes of being available for preorder. Yeah, tell me more about how Apple has just signed their own death with the iPhone 7.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CB1234 Avatar
102 months ago
Have to say the packaging design of iPhone is rather rubbish for the device to just slip out so easily once the lid is lifted.
Reading your posts on various threads, and I have a serious question for you - do you ever write anything positive or nice about Apple, ever ? Genuinely curious...

Your negativity for everything Apple seems almost bordering on psychotic...

Hopefully I am wrong and you are a very happy positive person in your life, seeing good in everything and everyone.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AJ5790 Avatar
102 months ago
Can't wait for the unboxing videos :D
I can't wait for idiots to break them on camera in various ways when everyone is waiting breathlessly for theirs.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mattopotamus Avatar
102 months ago
You could probably get one sooner by watching the in-store pickup stock. Last year my wife got a rose gold plus before a lot of people got their pre orders. Just check the availability every night at midnight after launch weekend.
I have also found that is the best way to get a phone within the first few days if you miss the initial preorder date.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
smacrumon Avatar
102 months ago
Haha never forget

Have to say the packaging design of iPhone is rather rubbish for the device to just slip out so easily once the lid is lifted.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)