Nearly three months after the iPhone 5s hit store shelves, Apple has gotten ahead of customer demand. According to a recent survey carried out by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, most Apple retail stores have close to 100% availability with respect to the iPhone 5s. This is to say that most locations have ever color, storage and carrier combinations in stock. This should be welcome news for anyone who’s had a tough time getting the exact iPhone 5s model they’ve been looking for.
Munster’s survey included 60 Apple retail store locations. MacRumors went a step further and checked in with 120 retail locations as part of its own unofficial survey. It found that supply of the iPhone 5s is, in fact, extremely strong. It did, however, note that a “few combinations” seem to be in short supply, namely T-Mobile devices.
Shipping times for the iPhone 5s from Apple’s online store now stands at 1-3 business days. Also note that Apple is offering free shipping on iPhone orders through December 22.
iPhone 5s stock at most Apple retail stores nears 100% originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.