With Thanksgiving and Black Friday both in the rearview mirror, attention now turns to Christmas. For those hoping to buy an iOS device and have it delivered before the holiday, Apple has announced its ordering deadlines.
For those ordering an iPad Air with custom engraving, the deadline for Christmas delivery is one week from today, Dec. 9. The custom engraving deadline on the iPad mini with Retina display is this Thursday, Dec. 5.
Engraving deadlines for the first-generation iPad mini is Dec. 18, while those for the iPad 2 is Dec. 17.
Standard and next day shipping deadlines for non-engraved iOS devices are as follows:
iPad mini with Retina display, Dec. 5, not available
iPad mini, Dec. 18, Dec. 22
iPad Air, Dec. 9, not available
iPad 2, Dec. 18, Dec. 22
iPhone 5s, Dec. 12, not available
iPhone 5c, Dec. 18, Dec. 22
iPhone 4s, Dec. 17, Dec. 22
Free shipping is available on all orders through Dec. 22.
Deadlines for other Apple products, including Macs, iPods, and accessories are available by following this link.