Initial inventory of the Apple Watch Series 7 could be 'very limited'

Apple Watch Series 7
Apple Watch Series 7 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Inventory of the Apple Watch Series 7 could be "very limited" at launch.
  • Apple leaker Jon Prosser says mass production only began last month.
  • This could cause availability issues when preorders begin on Friday.

If you are planning to be one of the first people to get your hands on an Apple Watch Series 7, you might have to fight to the death with everyone else.

According to Apple leaker Jon Prosser, mass production of the new Apple Watch began less than a month ago. If this is true, inventory could be quite limited on the Apple Watch Series 7 when it goes live for preorders.

Apple Watch Series 7 pre-orders start Friday, but it's gonna be hard for you to get one. 👀I'm told that mass production began just under a month ago, so stock is very limited.If you want the new Apple Watch, be up bright and early on Friday.

Earlier today, Apple announced that preorders for the Apple Watch Series 7 will go live on Friday, October 8 at 5:00 p.m. PDT. The new watch will officially release a week later on Friday, October 15.

The new generation of Apple Watch features a larger and brighter screen, thinner bezels, faster charging, dust protection, and a more durable display.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.