Apple Watch Series 7 Begins Shipping to Customers

Apple Watch Series 7 customers are starting to see their orders ship ahead of launch day on Friday, 15 October.

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Some customers who obtained a launch day delivery of the Apple Watch Series 7 started to see their order switch to "Preparing to Ship" over the weekend and now orders are starting to ship. New Apple devices are typically marked as shipped as the release date approaches, even if the item itself has been in transit for some time.

The Apple Watch Series 7 features larger displays and casing sizes, the S7 chip, improved durability, new options colors for the aluminum models, and faster charging. Pre-orders opened on Friday, October 8, and the first Apple Watch Series 7 orders are set to arrive one week later on Friday, October 15.

There were some indications that the launch of the Apple Watch Series 7 may be delayed prior to its announcement and some customers are now facing delays of up to several months for new orders. Select Apple Store locations will likely have limited in-store availability of the new device starting this Friday.

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Top Rated Comments

kycophpd Avatar
17 months ago
I thankfully switched to in-store pickup a few years ago for almost all of my Apple items. It saves me from the tracking worries, shipping uncertainty with companies in my area, and porch pirates. My launch days have been so much less stressful!
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
davidako Avatar
17 months ago

Anyone know of any good screen protectors or cases for Series 7?

Went with aluminum and I read that they scratch a lot easier than stainless and titanium.
If you have a history of scratching your watches then fair enough a screen protector is an okay idea. But it’s not just going to spontaneously develop scratches because it’s aluminum.

Aluminum melts a lot easier than titanium too. Titanium needs 1000 more degrees! That doesn’t mean aluminum watches need cooling systems.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
827538 Avatar
17 months ago
One small thing with the Series 7 is I strongly dislike the midnight colour. I much prefer the space gray of my series 6.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
17 months ago

Most boring Apple Watch release ever!
It's not Apple job or focus to see your personally entertained at all times.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macvicta Avatar
17 months ago



Does anyone know if Apple will still fix this? This is the first Apple Watch they released. Stainless steel. The glass just popped out!! Had it for 6 years.
Apple already announced the fix: buy a new Apple Watch.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
markfc Avatar
17 months ago
Mmm I’m keeping for S5 for another year. I don’t see any need to upgrade for this one.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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