Excellent news, procrastinators — Apple nonetheless has inventory of iPhone 12 Professional Mac and iPhone 12 mini eight hours after they went up for preorder on Friday. Preorders positioned now will nonetheless arrive on the primary day of availability.
However that’s not true of the HomePod mini. This good speaker can not be preordered for supply on its launch date.
No lengthy waits for iPhone 12 mini or Professional Max
Checks by Cult of Mac of the U.S. Apple on-line retailer discovered that, on the time of this writing, nearly each configuration of the iPhone 12 Pro Max could possibly be preordered for supply on November 13, the earliest date the handset is offered. The only real exception is the model with 512GB of storage in Graphite. And it’s obtainable to be picked up on Nov. 13 from each Apple retail retailer our space.
The identical is true for the iPhone 12 mini. Most configurations can nonetheless be preordered for supply on November 13. The uncommon exceptions are the variations with 256GB of storage in Black or White casings. And these have been nonetheless obtainable for pickup from Apple Shops in our space.
Apple did a staggered launch of the 2020 handsets. Each the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Professional launched in October. Ordered positioned for these now arrive subsequent week.
HomePod mini bought out on launch day
Anybody who wished an HomePod mini as quickly as potential ought to have ordered it Friday morning. A couple of hours later, and the House Gray model of this $99 good speaker is bought out till December.
And the White model is longer obtainable for supply on November 16, the earliest day it reaches buyer arms. However the further wait isn’t lengthy, as this model could be delivered as quickly as Nov. 17.
HomePod mini isn’t obtainable in Apple retail shops.
Admittedly, this doesn’t imply a lot
Anybody betting on which newly-launched Apple product would promote out at the moment most likely wouldn’t have put cash down on the good speaker. However the truth that the HomePod mini bought out whereas the iPhone 12 Professional Max didn’t doesn’t close to the good speaker is extra common.
Whether or not Apple runs out of any product on the primary day of preorders is barely a mirrored image of what number of models it had available. The stockpile of iPhone 12 mini and Professional Max models is sort of definitely vastly larger than HomePod mini.
However it does imply that everybody who nonetheless desires the most recent iOS handsets can order one right now and never have to attend longer than anybody else.