“Ask Apple and anyone familiar with its Apple Watch launch plans and they’ll tell you the device is available for preorder beginning April 10th,” Chris Smith writes for BGR. “Then, it should start selling in stores on April 24th.”
“Only this time around, unlike any other highly prized Apple device, that initial release date following preorders is very misleading,” Smith writes. “In fact, it’s looking more and more like a fake release date.”
“Good luck buying an Apple Watch on its ‘launch date.’ It’s not even clear when the device will be available to purchase for regular Apple customers who walk into Apple stores looking to buy a Watch,” Smith writes. “April 24th is not a true launch date… Why make April 24th the official launch date for the Apple Watch anyway? Why not make it sometime in June? As it turns out, that’s when many people will get their units anyway.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Obviously, Apple Watch is an extremely ambitious endeavor. In the meantime, if you’ve scored an Apple Watch, you’ve got to be checkin out eBay et al. to see for how much these things will be going.