Apple Store app trying to get you the iPad you want with ‘similar options’ prompt

If an Apple item is backordered, or on preorder, the online Apple Store now prompts buyers with a list of “similar options” that can be delivered sooner.

The online Apple Store has added a new prompt to suggest alternatives when an item is delayedThe online Apple Store has added a new prompt to suggest alternatives when an item is delayed

With preorders beginning this week on items from the iPad mini 6 to the iPhone 13 Pro Max, Apple has added a feature to the online Apple Store in the US. Currently only showing on the iPad mini, and seemingly solely in the US, when delivery is delayed for any reason, a new option appears.

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