Apple sold over 10 million new iPhones during its launch weekend.
Apple announced today that more than 10 million iPhone units (between iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models) were sold during its launch weekend. Within three days of the launch, September 19th, iPhones were being sold in US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK.
“Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn’t be happier,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We would like to thank all of our customers for making this our best launch ever, shattering all previous sell-through records by a large margin. While our team managed the manufacturing ramp better than ever before, we could have sold many more iPhones with greater supply and we are working hard to fill orders as quickly as possible.”
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus marks the biggest advancements in iPhone history featuring new Retina HD displays, a dramatically thin and seamless design and dozens of innovative technologies. The two new models also feature the largest screens to date for the iPhone – 4.7″ and 5.5″ – and the Apple designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture, which provides incredibly fast performance. The newest iPhone models come preinstalled with iOS 8, the biggest release since the App Store.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be ordered through Apple.com or purchased through many retailers including – AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and additional carriers, and Apple Authorized Resellers including Best Buy, Radio Shack, Target and Walmart. Customers are encouraged to check the Apple Store app or online to receive updates on availability and delivery date.