Verizon, AT&T iPad Mini Retina backordered, ship dates lag

You'll have to wait to the get cellular versions of the iPad Mini Retina from Verizon and AT&T.

You’ll have to hang around to the acquire cellular versions of the iPad Mini Retina from Verizon and AT&T.

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Verizon and AT&T are both backordered on the mobile variations of the iPad Mini Retina, potentially another indicator of the supply restraints for the brand-new Apple tablet computer.

Verizon says the Mini Retina with “wireless and mobile” performs “back-order” and “will certainly ship by 11/25.”

AT&T states the iPad Mini Retina “with Wi-Fi + Cellular will deliver in 21-28 company days.”

On the other hand, Apple’s Websites shows 5 to 10 days for cellular versions from those 2 carriers.

That claimed, cellular versions are usually not readily available for personal pickup in-store from Apple presently while Wi-Fi-only versions often are.

And accessibility also contrasts with the iPad Air sales launch. When Apple began offering the iPad Air on November 1, it was readily available at Verizon, AT&T, and various other providers on the same day.

Rhoda Alexander, an analyst at IHS iSuppli, informed CNET on Tuesday that she expects, on the low end, manufacturing of concerning 2 thousand Mini Retina tablets in the 4th calendar quarter. However that Apple might potentially up that to 4 thousand. If deliveries altered toward the low end, that’s “not a great deal,” she stated, thinking about the numbers offered in past iPad launches over the exact same time period.

KGI Securities additionally offered a projection of merely under 2.3 million Retina Mini units in the 4th quarter.

The iPad Air, on the other hand, is anticipated to see shipments of even more compared to 10 thousand in the 4th quarter, however that will certainly go down off dramatically to 6 million in the first quarter of 2014 as Retina Mini supply reaches require.

The new Mini sporting activities a 2,048 x1,536 resolution show that flaunts 326 pixels per inch– one of the highest of any type of tablet to this day. Analysts believe the display has actually been a challenge to make in the big volumes that Apple needs.

And in an associated note, an iPad Mini Retina availability tracker could be found– of all places– at seaturtle.org (thanks to AppleInsider), an organization established to “sustain study and conservation efforts in the sea tortoise area.”

Remarkably, the website provides a decent tracker (also in grid mode) for Apple gadgets in the UNITED STATE

The graphic on the AT&T iPad Mini Retina page for the cellular version.

The visuals on the AT&T iPad Mini Retina page for the mobile version.

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