Apple customers who purchased the new 27-inch iMacs as soon as they were available for pre-order should be getting their new desktops pretty soon. Apple has notified customers that the first orders of the 27-inch iMacs are now shipping.
According to numerous people on Twitter and other forums who have ordered the new iMacs, they’ve received noticies that their order status has been changed from “Preparing for Shipment” to “Shipped.”
The first wave of shipments should be arriving as early as December 13th. If you haven’t already ordered a new iMac then you will have to wait until next year to get your new desktop as the online shipping estimates have slipped to 3-4 weeks.
Apple’s 21.5-inch iMacs are currently available in store and online with shipping estimates between 7-10 days. While some of the 21.5-inch iMacs are being assembled in Fremont, California, most of the 27-inch iMacs are coming from Apple’s supplier in Shanghai, China.