You can finally pre-order the Apple Watch of your dreams, but if you want one ASAP skip the Space Gray or fancier models.
Shipping times for the Apple Watch have already slipped into May for the Apple Watch Sport, while some of the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition models won’t ship until June or even August.
Deliveries were estimated to arrive between April 24th and May 8th for the first wave of customers that woke up at 12:01 AM to put in their pre-orders. Within minutes shipping times for Apple Watch Sport were pushed backed to 4-6 weeks.
Pre-ordered the Apple Watch within the first minute and it STILL says delivery is 4-6 WEEKS. #WTF
— Scott Vincent Nelson (@scottVnelson) April 10, 2015
The 42mm space black Apple Watch with black stainless steel link bracelet now isn’t estimated to ship until June. If you’re hoping to match Pharrell’s rose gold Apple Watch Edition, you’ll have to wait until July. And the $15,000 42mm 18-karat yellow gold Apple Watch Edition won’t ship until August.
Apple Watch bands are facing big shipping delays, with some of classic, link, leather loop bands shipping in 2-4 weeks, while all Sport bands won’t ship until MAy.
At this point, you’ll be able to buy the Apple Watch 2 before your order arrives.
— Leander Kahney (@lkahney) April 10, 2015