AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, and Sprint Nextel Corp. have sold out of initial pre-order stock of Apple Inc.’s iPhone 4S prior to the Oct. 14 launch date due to high demand.
This week, AT&T disclaimed a 21-28 day wait-time for shipment of the iPhone 4S 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB SKUs via its online store.
AT&T Fri. said it pre-sold 200,000 iPhone 4S units due to high demand from customers.
Sprint Sun. held a sold out status of the iPhone 4S 16GB SKU.
Finally, Verizon holds a delivery time of Oct. 21 for the iPhone 4S 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB SKUs.
The 16GB SKU will sell at $199, 32GB at $299 and 64GB at $399.
All carriers began pre-order sales Oct. 7.
Apple this week said pre-order sales for the iPhone 4S have topped 1 million units in the first 24 hours of pre-order sales.
The iPhone 4S will include the A5 Dual-Core CPU, 8MP camera, 1080p HD video recording functionality, iOS 5, and a new voice command protocol called Suri.
Suri can call, text, email, remind, and offer weather, stock, traffic, direction, and definition information via voice commands.
Battery is said to offer 8 hours of 3G talk time and 10 hours of video.
Additionally, the device will merge CDMA and GSM antennas into one world phone device.
Apple in Oct. did not announce the next main update to the iPhone family, iPhone 5.
A prior report claimed the iPhone 5 will include at least a 4-inch touch-screen display and a thinner profile.
Verizon Wireless holds 106 million subscribers, AT&T Inc. holds 96 million subscribers, and Sprint currently holds 52 million subscribers.