AirPods 3 and Polishing Cloth Orders Begin Shipping Out to Customers

Tomorrow is the official launch date of the AirPods 3 and accessories like Apple's $19 Polishing Cloth, and orders have now started shipping out to customers ahead of the Tuesday delivery day.

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Multiple Twitter users and MacRumors readers have confirmed that their ‌AirPods 3‌ shipped today after sitting at the "Preparing to Ship" status for several days.


We've also heard from several people that their Polishing Cloths are on the way. The $19 Polishing Cloth is one of Apple's most constrained items at the current time and orders placed today will not arrive until well into January. Stores are not carrying the Polishing Cloth at this time, and it is not clear if retail locations will have stock tomorrow.


As for the ‌AirPods 3‌, those are more widely available. Orders placed today will deliver next week, and Apple retail locations are expected to have stock tomorrow. ‌AirPods 3‌ are priced at $179.

AirPods 3 reviews just came out today and were highly positive, with reviewers praising the new and improved contoured fit, the optimized sound quality, the Adaptive EQ and Spatial Audio features, and the long battery life.

Related Roundup: AirPods 3
Buyer's Guide: AirPods (Buy Now)
Related Forum: AirPods

Top Rated Comments

ct2k7 Avatar
5 weeks ago
I don’t get the polishing cloth hype
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
5 weeks ago
Can’t wait for mine! This authentic, premium, touched by Tim Cook, Apple Polishing cloth is coming home soon.



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Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarpalMac Avatar
5 weeks ago

I don’t get the polishing cloth hype
There isn’t any. Whilst many are getting it for simply for the jokes, Apple meanwhile will take it as further evidence that they can charge what they like, for whatever they like, and some will pay.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cptkent Avatar
5 weeks ago

I don’t get the polishing cloth hype
Wait for the unboxing videos. Then you will…. no probably not then either…
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nawk Avatar
5 weeks ago
The genius that suggested that they sell a square of material that cost 49 cents for $20 bucks should get a raise.
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LarrySW Avatar
5 weeks ago
Hell yeah my cloth is scheduled for tomorrow. My new MacBook Pro and AirPods also but who cares about those
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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