Apple is set make in–store collection an option for those looking to buy an Apple Watch online. The move suggests supply is improving sufficiently after serious constraints in the weeks after the device launched.
While the service isn’t yet available, those checking out when buying an Apple Watch have reportedly seen the option to pick up rather than have the watch delivered to their home or work address.
When the Apple Watch first launched, it was thought Apple would allow users to collect their devices. However, even users trying on the smart watch in–store were told to go home and order online.
Apple’s supply issues with its watch have been well–documented. One report claimed that failings with the device’s Taptic Engine led to a huge batch having to be destroyed at a component maker in Shenzhen.
Apple is said to be bringing a new assembly partner on board as it looks to ramp up production and cut down shipping times. With this new ordering system, it appears the long wait for an Apple Watch could be about to get a whole lot shorter.
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