For pre-sales orders of r1 to US/Canada addresses, we expect to begin shipping batch 1 orders in March-April 2024, batch 2 orders in April-May 2024, and batch 3 orders in May-June 2024. Orders after batch 3 to US/Canada addresses will begin shipping in June-July 2024 and are expected to be fulfilled by July 31, 2024.
Shipping to EU addresses for batch 1-3 orders will begin by late-April, and we expect orders after batch 3 to EU addresses to be shipped by July 31, 2024. Shipping to Asia/Australia is expected to begin later in 2024, but we do not have a more definite estimate at this time.
Shipping estimates are subject to change based on our manufacturing capacity and component availability. An exact shipping date is not currently available beyond the expected shipping windows listed above. Please be assured that we will fulfill orders as quickly as possible in the order they were received. We will update this FAQ page with regard to shipping timeframes for US/Canada customers and for international orders with the latest information on revised shipping window estimates.
Purchase of r1 is currently available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, certain countries of the European Union (Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden), South Korea, Japan, and Australia.
r1 is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery which can be charged with a USB-C charge cable and power adapter (no accessories included with purchase). The battery life of r1 depends on many factors including usage and external environment.