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Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by trnjackie23, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. trnjackie23
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    I ordered mines on the 14th of this month and Apple gave me this piece of information : Delivers: Apr 22 - Apr 28 <---is this accurate? how long did it took you to receive your order? (after the release date or something like that?) haha sorry, a bit anxious to get my hands on this thing. I have an iPod Touch 1st gen, and iPhone 3GS, but I couldn't resist the shiny new iPad x)
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    Is that the delay on the WiFi?

    Everyone that ordered theirs on day one had to wait a month.
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    hmm? what do you mean?
    yes this is the wifi model but what do you mean by delay on the wifi? o.o
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    well its saying you will get it in 1 to 2 weeks....meaning the demand is still really high
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    ^ ah okay, thanks :)
    it says ships in 5-7 days and delivers apr 22-28 thats why i was wondering.
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    Mine was delivered the day apple said it should ship
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    ^thanks for that piece of information! now i can look forward to it lol
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    I ordered mine on the late on the 12th and it said will ship in 5-7 business days and deliver on the 20th-26th. it's been 4 business days (saturday-sunday dont count) so I expect the "Not Yet Shipped" status to change Monday. Your's should ship on wednesday and hopefully you should get it by saturday. I have ordered macbooks and ipods straight from apple in the past and that is the way the 5-7 day deal usually works, they ship it in 5 and you get your package about 2 days later. dont worry i'm drooling as well :)
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    Apple store is an estimate only Once you place the order that date will be closer Please remember all ipads are built in china so delays can happen All will be fine as they say go for a long walk do what ever to pass the time before the baby arrives
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    UPDATE: yesterday around 5pm eastern my status went to Prepared for Shipment... I've been checking non-stop and still no tracking number. should be changing to Shipped sometime today with tracking details. keep you guys posted

    trnjackie. any change on your end?
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    Mine has said prepared for shipment for a day now. My card has been charged but no tracking number yet. My estimated delivery was between today and the 26th. It's gonna have trouble making that deadline if they don't ship it today.
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    I just ordered one for my college bound little brother. It says it should arrive by may 3rd.
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    I will wait and buy mine in a store the first weekend in May.
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    UPDATE: status changed from Prepared for shipment to Shipped, estimated delivery is the 23rd, shipped via Fed-Ex... anybody else have any luck?
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    Not me. Still says prepared for shipment. I really thought that I would get a shipment notification today, but no such luck. If it doesn't ship early tomorrow I won't see it till Monday. FedEx doesn't do Saturday deliveries here. I ordered on the 12th at 8:49PM eastern.
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    Mines is at Prepared for shipment since yesterday. Just checked, status haven't changed.
    Thanks for the update guys! Can't wait for mines to come :)
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    Perhaps we should change the title of this thread to "Those who recently ordered a wifi only iPad from Apple". There's another post out there for folks waiting on 3g's that has over 700 replies - this one is a bit confusing.
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    I ordered my Ipad 64gig non 3G edition on 4/17 at 7:34pm. Says shall be delivered between April 27th and May 3rd! Seems like it takes about 3 business days to have it delivered. Ill be happy if ships by the 27th to have it for the weekend! Good luck to all them in the waiting!
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    thanks - that's not too bad shipping time. I know in a weak moment I thought about buying the non 3g model over the weekend and couldn't find one at any of the Best Buys or Apple Store in town.
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    NP David, If you were to order one today the apple store is saying
    Delivers: Apr 29 - May 5

    You could also try MacMall not sure if they have any in stock.

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