Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Receives Record 4 Million Pre-Orders

By Vivek

Apple's new iPhones have apparently been received pretty well by the market. According to Apple many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones as it just received a record 4 million first-day pre-orders, which compared with the previous iPhone 5 is double in number.

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Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Receives Record 4 Million Pre-Orders


Apple CEO Tim Cook said "Pre-orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus set a new record for Apple, and we can't wait to get our best iPhones yet into the hands of customers starting this Friday."

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The sleek and massively overhauled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have successfully made the Apple lovers go head over heals because of the new outfit that iPhones got clad in this year. The pre-orders were so high to the extent, that the company said the demand had outstripped supply.

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For those who have luckily got the pre-orders done earlier, they will be getting their units starting Friday and will continue through October.

According to Wells Fargo Securities analysts, "Assuming preorders are similar to the 40% of first weekend sales for the iPhone 5, this would imply iPhone 6/6Plus first weekend sales could be around 10 million."


Also according to the Apple CEO, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK on September 19.

Withal, 20 additional countries will start selling the phones on September 26 including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. Apple said at its iPhone 6 and Watch launch event that it hopes to hit over 150 countries before the end of 2014.

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