The initial stock was sold immediately, with 1–3 days listed as shipping times in the first four hours.
Online Apple listed delivery times of 1-3 days and the devices were delivered in 2 weeks after placing the order. Shipping times then dropped to 7-10 days.
Online orders started at 7–10 days in several countries due to constrained stocks.
As of Saturday delivery dates were pushed to October in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the UK and US all show no available inventory for all nine iPhone 5s variations, AppleInsider reports.
The gold iPhone 5S stock was sold out in the first 28 minutes after it was launched in the U.S.
An Apple rep has stated that the company recorded an “incredible” demand for the new iPhones.