iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max start to ship ahead of November 13 release date

Some Apple customers who pre-ordered the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max are finding their orders have updated with shipping information advising their iPhone is on the way, but it is unlikely that many of the deliveries will actually occur before November 13.
On Friday, Apple opened up pre-orders through the online Apple Store for the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max, the last two models of the current iPhone generation to be released. The first customers to place orders can expect quicker deliveries to occur, with the earliest potentially taking place on November 13, Apple’s announced availability date for the models.Not all customers will receive their orders on that date, as the delivery time estimates started to slip for both models shortly after it became available to purchase.

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