1. randally's Avatar
    Does anyone have any insight as to why AirPods are still so scarce 6 months after they were released? I am finally in a position financially and geographically to purchase a set, but there are none to be found!

    Grrrrrrrrrr

    Randall
    Last edited by randally; 06-05-2017 at 03:02 AM.
    06-04-2017 08:35 PM
  2. Speedygi's Avatar
    What about ordering online?
    06-05-2017 02:26 AM
  3. randally's Avatar
    6 week back order
    06-05-2017 03:02 AM
  4. Matty's Avatar
    I haven't read any reports online about specific reasons for delays in shipping for the Airpods. Maybe they have just been in high demand for the past couple weeks. 😃 I've looked on a couple stores for you and seems like many are low or out. It seems Best Buy has some in stock if you want.

    Hopefully some stock comes soon in the Apple store if you prefer that. 😃
    06-05-2017 07:44 AM
  5. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Did you try AT&T, they had quite a few in stock a couple of weeks back.
    06-05-2017 07:46 AM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I can't believe after all these months that there is still a waiting period on AirPods. I honestly would just order them online and start the waiting process.
    Lee_Bo likes this.
    06-05-2017 10:17 AM
  7. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    I can't believe after all these months that there is still a waiting period on AirPods. I honestly would just order them online and start the waiting process.
    My wife did that. Initially they were 6 weeks out. They were delivered to the local Apple store and she was notified with 3 weeks.

    I agree to order them online. At least then you're "in line" to receive them. If you want for them to become available, something tells me you'll never get them.
    06-05-2017 10:28 AM
  8. thedonp's Avatar
    Some local walmarts and Verizon stores have them here
    06-05-2017 11:46 AM
  9. CPR's Avatar
    Getting them Tuesday from Verizon Wireless, online
    they run out quick, so a word to the wise..........
    06-05-2017 03:59 PM
  10. thedonp's Avatar


    I took all the ones they had LOL
    BreakingKayfabe likes this.
    06-10-2017 07:56 PM
  11. randally's Avatar
    Wanna over night one to me? I board an airplane for Brazil on Wednesday (for 18 months)

    Randall
    06-10-2017 09:50 PM
  12. thedonp's Avatar
    Wanna over night one to me? I board an airplane for Brazil on Wednesday (for 18 months)

    Randall
    Not a problem!
    06-10-2017 09:56 PM
  13. thedonp's Avatar
    Wanna over night one to me? I board an airplane for Brazil on Wednesday (for 18 months)

    Randall
    Did you want them?
    06-11-2017 11:08 AM
  14. randally's Avatar
    PM sent
    06-11-2017 12:34 PM
  15. randally's Avatar
    Here is a photo of Air Pods here in Brazil. The conversion rate makes them over $400 here. *sigh* I will have to wait until my next trip to the US.
    Last edited by randally; 07-29-2017 at 03:31 PM. Reason: To add photo
    07-29-2017 03:29 PM
  16. thedonp's Avatar
    Here is a photo of Air Pods here in Brazil. The conversion rate makes them over $400 here. *sigh* I will have to wait until my next trip to the US.
    Holy Crap!!!! I should sell mine in Brazil
    07-29-2017 03:30 PM
  17. thedonp's Avatar
    Today’s Inventory
    07-29-2017 04:08 PM
  18. ksassy's Avatar
    Amazing that these are still a hot commodity! Btw thedonp I should send some folks your way aka our resident AirPods dealer
    07-29-2017 09:09 PM
  19. thedonp's Avatar
    Amazing that these are still a hot commodity! Btw thedonp I should send some folks your way aka our resident AirPods dealer
    You should lol.

    I’m amazed at that conversion rate
    ksassy likes this.
    07-29-2017 09:22 PM
  20. randally's Avatar
    Brazil is notorious for it's incredibly high tariffs on technology. A couple years ago I orders 2 google cardboard viewer kits, a total of less than $30, but had to pay the "Recita Federal" (Brazilian equivalent of the IRS) another $20 in order for them to release them to me.

    I will never order anything internationally again.

    (Though "gifts" are not taxed... hint, hint)
    07-29-2017 10:36 PM
  21. randally's Avatar
    I had to return to the States (my sister passed unexpectedly) and I took the opportunity to get a pair at a T*rget. I must say I am really liking them. I hope to pick up a couple more to take back to sell!
    08-08-2017 11:52 PM
  22. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I had to return to the States (my sister passed unexpectedly) and I took the opportunity to get a pair at a T*rget. I must say I am really liking them. I hope to pick up a couple more to take back to sell!
    My condolences for your loss.
    08-09-2017 07:16 AM
  23. comiken205's Avatar
    I had to return to the States (my sister passed unexpectedly) and I took the opportunity to get a pair at a T*rget. I must say I am really liking them. I hope to pick up a couple more to take back to sell!
    My condolences on your loss and congrats on your purchase.
    08-09-2017 07:32 AM
  24. TripleOne's Avatar
    There's this company like Amazon but located in Indonesia and they have a ton of AirPods in stock.
    08-09-2017 08:18 AM
  25. tonygray216's Avatar
    Ordered mine online at bestbuy.com and had them in 2 days
    08-16-2017 12:57 PM
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