Apple released the AirPods Max in December 2020. They are the newest addition to the AirPods family and are the first AirPods product to feature an over-ear design. Not surprisingly, due to its popularity, this new release has been very difficult to find in retailers.
So, where exactly can you find AirPods Max in stock and available for purchase?
The availability of any product is constantly changing over time. With the AirPods Max having five colors and multiple authorized retailers, keeping track of where it is available is a daunting task. Luckily, we have done some of the legwork for you. Check out our AirPods Max In Stock Tracker to see the latest availability information at both Target and Best Buy.
There are some other retailers that are not in our tracker that do offer this product. Some big ones to watch are Best Buy and, of course, Apple. At the time of writing this post, Best Buy has AirPods Max available on backorder. While you may not get them very quickly, you will at least have the assurance that you will get them. That may be better than nothing at all.
Oddly, we have not seen AirPods Max available at Walmart.com. We are able to add Walmart.com products to our automatic trackers, but unfortunately the product just isn’t there. We will certainly make updates if that changes at any point.
Why are AirPods Max so hard to find?
Apple released this product incredibly close to Christmas. You better believe everyone and their mother was trying to get their hands on these. It is very difficult to manufacture quickly enough to keep up with the demand around that time. Not to mention that this is a completely new product and it probably experienced higher than normal demand due to the pandemic.