Apple has repeatedly struggled with the delivery time of MacBooks in recent months. After most models finally could be delivered at relatively short notice, but the recent lockdowns in China are already having an impact. Both the MacBook Air and the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro can via the manufacturer’s online shop can only be delivered in five to seven weeks, with some models it takes even longer.
Some models are currently in stock at other retailers. For example, Amazon offers the MacBook Air for 936 euros on, including short-term shipping. That 14 inch MacBook Pro However, the shopping giant can only deliver it with 1 TB of storage at short notice. According to Amazon, the cheaper model with 512 GB of storage will not be available again until May 6th. According to information from MacRumors the delivery date of some orders placed before lockdown has also been pushed back by several weeks.
The third generation iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone SE can still ship. The Analyst Ming Chi Kuo states that the current stocks of the iPhone SE are sufficient to meet the comparatively small demand, while the delivery time of the MacBook Pro has already been delayed by three to five weeks due to the closure of the Quanta Computer plants. It is currently unclear when the lockdowns will end and production can resume at full scale.
(2/2) Conversely, the delivery time of high-end MacBook Pros (Quanta as the sole supplier) that have been in good demand since launch has roughly increased by 3-5 weeks after the China lockdown.
— 郭明錤 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) April 13, 2022
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