Apple's New Mac Pro Shipments Began Arriving Right Before Christmas
The first customers who ordered Apple’s new Mac Pro workstation reportedly began receiving their orders in time for unwrapping on Christmas. While originally expected to begin arriving on December 30, Apple’s new Mac Pro arrived early at buyers’ doorsteps on Christmas Eve.
It was previously noted that Apple initiated shipments of base configuration Mac Pros for customers who were able to place orders when sales went live last week. Shipping models include the $2,999 quad-core model and $3,999, 6-core version.
The Cupertino California company is apparently seeing constrained supply of its radically redesigned professional0level computer, as its Online Apple Store now shows February delivery dates even for standard base model configurations. BTO models are also quoted as being available to ship by February, though a specific date isn’t given; suggesting production hasn’t yet ramped to full capacity. It should be noted that the limited Mac Pro availability may be attributed to Apple’s “Made in USA” efforts, which have the desktop being manufactured at domestic plants in Texas instead of the usual partner factories in Asia.