Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display has been the subject of a huge backlog, as thousands of people attempt to get their hands on the company’s latest piece of technology.
The new notebook computer is sold out at retail locations, as well as online, although The Eastern Morning Herald is reporting that the new computers are expected to ship within 1-2 weeks when ordered from the Apple store.
Previously, customers were experiencing wait times of 3-4 weeks, before the latest MacBook would be shipped. proving that the computer is, “undoubtedly the most popular” computer on the market.
MacMall, a known reseller of Apple’s products, reported that they finally have inventory of the new notebook for the first time in weeks.
MacRumors notes that the 3-4 week shipping estimates began showing up for the Retina MacBook Pro only 36 hours after the new computer was unveiled during June’s Worldwide Developers Conference. It wasn’t until last week that the estimates dropped to 2-3 weeks.
In many cases, availability at other online and physical locations is also improving faster than the stock models at the Apple store, although it should be noted that Apple’s online store’s main focus is customized orders.
Meanwhile, there are new rumors surfacing, according to Apple Insider, that Apple will soon be releasing a 13-inch version of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, which would feature Intel’s a 2.9 GHz Core i7-3520M Ivy Bridge processor. The rumor started after Geekbench scores followed a sighting on Mini Battery Logger, an online battery test archive, which claimed it had test results from a machine code-named “MacBookPro10,2.”
According to the site’s loge, the 10,2 machine that was being tested boasts a much larger battery than Apple’s current 13-inch MacBook Pro, which could help support the company’s new Retina display.
Are you one of the consumers eagerly waiting on the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display to arrive?
Check out the video below about the new Retina MacBook Pro: