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Is it faster to pre-order through AT&T or Apple?

 

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Expert

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NG001 wrote:

Is it faster to pre-order through AT&T or Apple?

 

Thanks


would guess it will probably be the same, apple is notorious for limited quantities on release, ithis time they have two phones to keep up with.

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Professor

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Got my 5 through Apple, previously I got my phones through AT&T. No difference in timeliness, but I think Apple does a better job with keeping you up to date on order status and tracking info.
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Scholar

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According to everything I have read, pre-ordering the 5S is impossible.  You can only pre-order the cheap plastic 5C.

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ACE - Professor

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jtrue28 wrote:

According to everything I have read, pre-ordering the 5S is impossible.  You can only pre-order the cheap plastic 5C.


Other than it having a plastic back (something the 3G and 3Gs had and no one complained then) it's the same phone as the 5.

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Scholar

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Samsung has the market on plastic.

Apple refusing to allow for pre-orders leads me to believe they will have serious supply shortages. After 7 years they still can't figure out how to plan for a phone release.
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ACE - Master

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I would ask if you are an AT&T "Premier Customer"?   If you are, it may be faster to upgrade through Apple.  For the last few years the Premier members have been having issues with their upgrade orders.

 

I am a Premier member at AT&T (corporate discount) and when I got my iPhone 3G I got it at an AT&T corporate store.  I got my iPhone 4 through an Apple store, and I got my iPhone 5 at an AT&T store.  I got my iPhone 3G several months after the release due to contracts on my previous phone.  I got my iPhone 4 through an in-store waiting list because I couldn't pre-order.  At that time the Apple store waiting list time was much shorter than the AT&T one.  I got my iPhone 5 in an AT&T store because Apple was sold out and the AT&T store had what I wanted.  I got it on launch day, but because I was traveling, I couldn't pre-order, and I took my chances in the lines, walking out with my new iPhone 5 on 09/21/2012.


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Master

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My personal experience and based on all the posts here about where is my order and why does it show backordered, etc.. Order from Apple!

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Scholar

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Again, you cannot PRE-order the 5S.

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