“Apple has updated its website to indicate AirPods are now estimated to ship in 6 weeks in the United States and many other countries around the world,” Joe Rossignol reports for MacRumors. “The wireless earphones have been available for purchase on Apple’s website since yesterday, with initial orders set to be delivered as early as December 19. ”

“Apple said AirPods will be shipping in limited quantities at launch, so it is unsurprising that shipping estimates have quickly slipped from 2 weeks to 4 weeks to 6 weeks around the world,” Rossignol reports. “However, those who missed out still have a chance, as Apple said AirPods will be available for purchase at Apple Stores, authorized resellers, and select carriers next week.”

Rossignol reports, “Apple noted stores will receive ‘regular AirPods shipments,’ and customers would be wise to call their local store ahead of time to confirm stock.”

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MacDailyNews Take: There’s still an outside chance to get those AirPods stocking stuffers in time for Christmas! If you can’t manage to get them at your local Apple location, you can always massively overpay for them on eBay!

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