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Early online iPad 2 orders now arriving


Early iPad 2 orders placed online via AT&T and Apple have started to arrive at customer’s homes and offices. According to Mac Rumors, the first orders arrived yesterday afternoon, with AT&T shipments being the first to appear, followed by a few Apple orders. The pace of Apple orders’ arrivals seems to be quickening today, with multiple customers reporting that their orders have either arrived or are listed as “On FedEx vehicle for delivery.” Apple opened iPad 2 online pre-orders in the early hours last Friday, with estimated shipment times jumping to 2-3 weeks by roughly 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time; new online orders are being quoted a shipment time of 4-5 weeks.

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I ordered mine early Friday morning and received it on Tuesday afternoon.  I was surprised that it arrived two days before the scheduled delivery date listed on the FedEx tracking.

Posted by Amy on March 17, 2011 at 11:38 AM (CDT)


I ordered at 1:05 PST and it arrived yesterday afternoon about 4:30.  Was very happy to have it before the projected arrival date.

Posted by Alden on March 17, 2011 at 11:40 AM (CDT)


Under-promise and over-deliver, makes smiles everytime.

Posted by rockmyplimsoul on March 17, 2011 at 11:56 AM (CDT)


I ordered mine at 5:04 EST from Apple and mine just showed up as “Shipped” today. Not too happy that it took that long to process. And I am even less happy that orders from the same time have been showing up elsewhere since Tuesday.

Oh well, I guess next week it is…:(

Posted by Mitch on March 17, 2011 at 1:15 PM (CDT)


I ordered mine at 2am MT on Friday and got it Tuesday… Two days earlier than Fed Ex’s predicted time. Love it so far!

Posted by Doug Brown on March 17, 2011 at 3:30 PM (CDT)


Ordered mine 12:44am PST on Friday, got it Wednesday the 16th. Scheduled for Friday the 18th. WOOHOO! So far, this was worth the wait (as i never owned the 1st gen ipad).

Time to buy the accessories…

Posted by RB on March 17, 2011 at 6:50 PM (CDT)


Ordered mine on Fri. @ 3:00 am central - got it today around 2:00 pm.  One day earlier than originally anticipated.  So far having lots of fun!

Posted by AJ on March 17, 2011 at 7:11 PM (CDT)


I took advantage of the number of gen-1 iPads on eBay due to this model refresh, and got a 64GB wifi only model (originally $699, now $599 - plus taxes) for $350. Deal!  You have to be a total sucker to shell out $750 and wait 5 weeks for the latest thing.

Posted by Dopial on March 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM (CDT)


Ordered at 4:35 AM on 3/11… Currently showing up as to arrive Wed 3/23. Black, 32GB, AT&T.

Posted by screaser on March 20, 2011 at 8:41 PM (CDT)


I ordered mine on March 11 at 9:30am CDT and my delivery date is April 6.

Posted by spendicus on March 22, 2011 at 4:29 PM (CDT)

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