Apple Watch Ultra 2 Already Facing 6-7 Week Shipping Delay for Some Configurations

The all-new Apple Watch Ultra 2 is available to order in the U.S. and more than 40 other countries, with pricing set at $799. The high-end Apple Watch will launch in stores and begin arriving to customers on September 22, but some configurations are already facing lengthy shipping delays as of late Wednesday.

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A quick spot check of Apple's online store in the U.S. reveals that models with an Alpine band in Blue in Medium/Large sizes face 2-3 week shipping estimates for orders placed on late Wednesday, while models with the Trail Loop in Orange and Beige for both S/M and M/L sizes face an even lengthier 6-7 week delay at this time. That said, there are still at least a half-dozen band options available with September 22 launch day delivery overall.

The second-generation Apple Watch Ultra offers all of the features of the original Ultra, plus a faster new S9 SiP chip, a new double tap gesture, Apple's brightest display ever, expanded altitude range, quicker on-device Siri, Precision Finding for iPhone 15, and new capabilities for water adventures.

Apple Watch Ultra is advertised as having up to 36 hours of battery life per charge during normal usage, and up to 72 hours of normal usage with Low Power Mode enabled – up 12 hours from the previous generation.

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ProfessionalFan Avatar
24 weeks ago

Obviously, because they produced like 5 units.
The people looking to disparage a product always have a response ready.

If it sells out fast, it is because they only made 5 units.

If it remains available, it is because it is a flop and nobody wants it.
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ProfessionalFan Avatar
24 weeks ago

lol, love your profile pic
Mother Nature appreciates your support
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matt_and_187_like_this Avatar
24 weeks ago
Obviously, because they produced like 5 units.
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elimporta2 Avatar
24 weeks ago


Because some people only have exactly 799 in their bank account OK!
Camilo most of the people here don't even have money to pay for their devices cash. They finance

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ProfessionalFan Avatar
24 weeks ago
Glad I got my order in fast for it! Launch day delivery for mine.
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ProfessionalFan Avatar
24 weeks ago

I ordered the AWU 2 in the first second after the Apple Store opened. You can’t be there soon enough. Lol.
Same concern I have every year with the phone. At least these days I can do it at a reasonable hour. When they used to launch it at 12 AM PT, it was rough!
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