Those who ordered the 16 gigabyte or 64 gigabyte editions of the iPhone 6 Plus through the Apple online store no longer have to wait long for their devices to arrive at their homes.
Since Thursday, the shipping time for the iPhone 6 Plus as seen on Apple's website now display only one business day. The shipping time for this device has been decreasing the past few days. Last week, it displayed a shipping time of 3 to 5 business. days. Earlier this week, the shipping time dwindled to just 1 to 3 business days. As of Thursday, it had finally got down to just 1 business day.
But wait -- only the 16 gigabyte and 64 gigabyte editions are mentioned here. What about the 128 gigabyte edition? Unfortunately for users who want their iPhone 6 Plus devices with bulked internal storage, they will have to wait a little bit longer. Right now, the shipping time is still 3 to 5 business days. But still, that shipping time is down from 7 to 10 days earlier this week.
As for the iPhone 6 -- well, this phone is as difficult to acquire as ever. As seen on Apple's online store, the shipping time is unchanged -- it is still 1 to 3 business days for both the 16 gigabyte and 64 gigabyte editions of the device. However, the 128 gigabyte edition of the iPhone 6 is faring better -- shipping time was 7 to 10 days earlier this week, but now it is down to just 5 to 7 days.
The fact that overall the shipping times are decreasing is clearly an indication that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus devices are indeed catching up with the demand. Still, some experts are saying that Apple should have reached 100 percent availability by now. A year ago, the iPhone 5S had reached that mark in early December.
But if you really are keen on getting an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus as a present for the holiday season, you may have a better chance of buying one if you check the nearest Apple store or authorized retail outlet as soon as possible. Apple has cleverly included a link in its iPhone 6 page so that customers can check the availability. They just need to input their zip code, then the website displays a list of the nearest stores where the device may be available.
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