The silver and space gray models are readily available and will ship within one to three business days, according to Apple's retail site.
New orders for Amazon's new HDMI streaming stick, which aims to take on competing devices like the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick, won't ship till January 16.
Verizon and AT&T are backordered on the cellular models of the iPad Mini Retina. AT&T is stating a minimum of three weeks.
A few minutes after sales began online, customer demand began outstripping supply for Apple's high-end iPhone in the new gold color. Silver and "space gray" fared better.
Do we have a Microsoft-Apple rumble on our hands? Looks that way with the Surface tablet on back order a few days before the expected iPad Mini arrives.
The wait keeps growing for Amazon's new e-reader. New orders won't ship for at least a month.
With online orders backordered by several days, the Apple faithful are storming the pavement to wait for the latest from Cupertino.
The original Bondi Blue iMac is still outselling its newer counterparts thanks to price cuts, but some models are backordered.