For those folks looking to purchase a white iPad mini and haven’t yet, you’re out of luck. Just hours after preorders began for Apple’s new compact tablet, the white version is sold out.

According to Apple’s online store, the white/silver iPad mini model is available to ship in two weeks. By contrast, orders for the black/slate model will be delivered on Friday, Nov. 2.

The white iPad mini ... Going, going, gone

The white iPad mini … Going, going, gone

At midnight PDT, Cupertino began accepting pre-sale orders for the iPad mini and new iPad with Retina display. Both models will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 2 in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

For further reading, see: Recent iPad Buyers Might Try Calling Up The Nearest Apple StoreAppAdvice’s iPad Mini Event Coverage – Link Round Up And Wrap Up, and Which iPad Is Right For You?