The new AirPods Pro are shaping up to be one of the most asked for items on peoples’ Christmas lists this season, there’s just one small problem: shipping times on Apple.com are showing units won’t arrive until after Santa Claus comes to town.
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Apple’s online retail store now shows that AirPods Pro units ordered today won’t be delivered until December 27 to December 30.
Customers can still order AirPods Pro from Apple’s online store and pick them up at a local store the same day. If you don’t have an Apple store in your area, you’ll have to go to another retailer. Walmart and Target both have AirPods Pro in stock but supplies might be limited on a per-store basis.
Other possible places to buy AirPods Pro include carrier stores like T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T. You can also pick them up at Best Buy stores or order them online from B&H which offers free two-day shipping.
Even Amazon is struggling to keep up with supply. The online retailer’s AirPods Pro page warns customers that the item is subject to shipping restrictions due to materials in its composition and that they won’t be in stock until December 5. The good news is that the old versions of AirPods with or without the wireless charging case are still very easy to find if you don’t mind not having the absolute newest wireless Apple buds.