you can tell from istocknow.com there was a big shipment of 256GB 7+ jet blacks to the apple stores. alll stores across canada shows stock. the 128GB version seems to be the rare one to get.
it's pretty hard to find the higher capacity 7+ matte blacks too. those are as rare as the jet blacks.
as tim cook says, they don't expect to hit equilibrium of supply and demand until sometime in Q1 2017 so don't be surprised if you sit in queue for a while. Apple has to fill their own online orders and supply stock at their own stores. Rogers is like 3rd in line to get stock along with Bell and Telus. I have a buddy who's a mobile VP at Telus and their stock is just as slim. As much as you can hate on rogers, we really have no other choices in Canada. Apple is as much to blame on this as rogers is. Tim Cook should go back to COO and run supply chain and leave the innovation to someone more creative.
eventhough i received my phone already, i still find myself checking apple supplies and stock. Maybe it's the shareholder in me.
The other colors other than black or jet black are definitely more easier to get.
I know i've walked into a bunch of rogers stores in the past and asked them if they had any jet blacks for the 7plus. Everytime they would respond by saying "no, but we have the gold and rose gold available".
Just doing a quick check on istocknow, you can see that their is stock of other colors available.
Another week is gone... here's the story of my wait:
Reservation of iphone 7+ matte black 128Gb on September 23rd:
On Sept 30th: place in line 877
On October 7th: place in line 788
On October 14th: place in line 66
On October 21st: place in line 65
On October 28th: place in line 53
On November 4th: place in line 51
It feels like they forgot about us in line....Not looking too great.... anyone else wants to share?
I am on the corporate side and received my 7+ gold 128 just this past wednesday.
Here's my story/timeline:
Sep 9 - Pre-ordered through myrogers - position was #30.
Sep 14 - Reservation cancelled by Rogers as the account is setup as a 'corporate account'.
Sep 14 to Sep 26 - Advised by several representatives that reservation will be honoured and will get transferred to corporate side automatically i.e. no action required.
Sep 27 - Reached a manager who explained that a new reservation needs to be placed on the corporate side.
Sep 27 - Order placed again - was # 135 in the queue. I was promised that the order will be escalated.
Sep 28 to Oct 18 - Position moved from 135 to 118. Made several attempts to get the order escalated as promised while re-ordering.
Oct 19 - Order escalated by a manager.
Oct 29 - Status changed from 'In progress fullfillment' to 'In progress' to 'In Progress Finalization' - all in one day.
Nov 1 - Order shipped and closed.
Nov 2 - Received my 7+ gold.
Just another quick update, looks like all of our orders for the 7 JB (128GB and 256 GB) have either dropped signaficantly in the qeue or are now changing status to shipped or in progress finalization. Still no change however on any of the 7 Plus JB orders, still sitting in position #3 since pre-order day! FML
Hi there, I'm new to this board and I can't tell if this is a recent message that I'm replying too. I can't see on the posts when they were posted. Yours says "Saturday." I went to page 1 but they looked old so I went to the end of the thread which I thought would be the oldest messages but maybe not. Anyhow, I ordered a 7+ matte black 128GB on Sept 20. I can't remember the specific moves but I started at 1104, there was a big jump at one point, about 600 but since then it's been 1 or 2 spots a day. Today I'm at 108 and it's been on B/O for 7 weeks. I don't know why the put them on the market when they can't fill the orders.
likely cancellations, but there was a giant shipment of phones to apple stores today. lots of jet black 7+ 256GB and matte black as well so hopefully rogers got shipment too. I noticed the movement mostly happens between 6pm and 7pm eastern.
Most of us received our phones. However, don't be surprised if it takes you 2 weeks to get it shipped to you once you hit "in progress". That's how long it took a bunch of us.