Apple has issued a statement tonight that is essentially setting
expectations for those who hoped they’d be able to walk into an
Apple store on Friday and pick themselves up an iPhone. The
statement makes it clear that all iPhones will be in short supply
for walk-in customers without a reservation.
The statement also indicates that Apple’s jet black iPhones and
all iPhone 7 plus models in all colors have sold out completely
in the initial online ordering period and that no inventory will
Yep, that’s right, if you want an iPhone in jet black, just order
it online and wait — you won’t find one in stores.