Apple has announced some official pre-order details for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company took over 4 million pre-orders of the handsets in the first 24 hours.
This is higher than the pre-orders for the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C last year, and the new iPhone 6 handsets are expected to outsell last years models.
“iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are better in every way, and we are thrilled customers love them as much as we do,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “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.”
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK beginning this Friday, September 19 and in more than 20 additional countries beginning on Friday, 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.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale this Friday the 19th of September, the handsets will be available in Apple retail stores as well as other stores including the various mobile carriers.