iPhone 5S ship time drops to 3 to 5 days
Apple's latest estimate is down from the prior forecast of one to two weeks.
iPhone 5S supply continues to try to catch up with demand.
As of Monday, Apple's US online store lists an estimated wait time of three to five business days for all variations of the popular 5S. That's an improvement over the one to two weeks listed a little more than a week ago.
Prior to last week, 5S buyers faced abefore the phone would ship.
Since its debut on September 20, the iPhone 5S has seen heavy demand. On launch day, -- and then to October in just under half an hour. But the trend has reversed recently as Apple and its suppliers have worked to satisfy the heavy demand.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes the 5S will follow the same pattern as the iPhone 5, meaning.