Multiple MacDailyNews readers, along with ourselves, have been notified that our Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro orders are now being shipped.

According to our MacDailyNews order and several MDN readers’ orders, the 17-inch MacBook Pro units left Shanghai, China at 8:16 PM on May 6th. For those who opted for expedited shipping, tracking indicates May 10th as the date of delivery in U.S. buyers’ hands.

This shaves two days off Apple’s original estimated shipping date of the 12th, which was indicated at the time of our order made back in late April and which Apple changed just this morning via email.

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