With both the iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil showing availability of 4-5 weeks, and neither available in-store, Apple has issued a brief statement to Mashableacknowledging the issue and promising ‘regular shipments.’
Customers are very excited for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. We have limited supply of Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard in Apple Retail stores. Our stores will continue to receive regular shipments and we encourage customers to visit Apple.com for online availability and delivery dates …
Availability for the iPad Pro itself is better, with the base model available immediately and the 128GB versions showing typical availability of around a week.
Apple is currently offering the Logitech CREATE keyboard, both online and in-store. I’m trying this at present and will share my views on it on Monday, by which time it will have had a decent amount of use.