New 24-hour shipping times indicate that Apple has finally caught up to iPad demand

Apple Online StoreNew orders for the Wi-Fi-only and 3G-capable iPad, in all available storage capacities, now ship within 24 hours when purchased from Apple’s official online store,” AppleInsider reports.

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“For months, customers had to wait an estimated 7 to 10 days for their order to ship,” AppleInsider reports. “A few weeks ago, iPad shipping times quietly improved to between 3 and 5 days.”

AppleInsider reports, “The estimated 24 hour shipping schedule would suggest that Apple has managed to catch up with consumer demand for the iPad, which has been a multi-million seller in its first few months on the market. Apple struggled to meet demand, as various component suppliers could not get orders to the company fast enough. In its first three months of availability, the iPad sold 3.27 million units.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “James W.” for the heads up.]


  1. Major ramp-up in production in time to meet holiday demand. Judging from the number of these things turning up in airports and at meetings, I would say sales are incredible.

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