October 5, 2023

By Mark Gurman | Bloomberg

Apple Inc.’s new iPhone 15 Professional rapidly noticed preliminary supply occasions slip properly into November as the brand new flagship system went on sale for pre-orders on Friday, suggesting robust demand for the most-expensive fashions.

4 iPhone 15 fashions turned accessible for pre-order on Friday in a number of nations. The high-end Professional Max mannequin, which begins at $1,199, noticed its first deliveries slip from Sept. 22 to as late as mid-November within the US after pre-orders started at 5 a.m. in California. Orders for the blue and black iPhone Professional Max fashions noticed delays as late as Oct. 16, whereas the pure and white fashions have been delayed to Nov. 13. Delays affected all storage capacities of the iPhone 15 Professional Max.

China can be seeing cargo delays to November for all iPhone 15 Professional Max fashions, whereas the UK is exhibiting seven- to eight-week delays for some variations of the system. Canada is exhibiting six- to seven-week wait occasions and India is exhibiting delays as excessive as eight weeks for a extra restricted set of fashions. These delays might proceed to develop as pre-orders are positioned.

The usual iPhone 15 Professional with a smaller display screen can be seeing delays, affecting all colours in some storage capacities. The wait time for these telephones, which begin at $999, is as late as Oct. 9 as of Friday morning. Up to now, the one base-level iPhone 15 mannequin seeing delays is the iPhone 15 Plus in pink in all storage capacities.