AT&T introduced in a press launch right now that final night’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus preorders had set a brand new document for iPhone gross sales. As often occurs when a brand new Apple system goes on sale, the service’s backend was so overwhelmed with incoming orders that in stopped responding for many clients, forcing Apple to maneuver to a reservation system that waited a number of hours till the service methods have been obtainable earlier than finishing many orders.
Unfortunately the corporate hasn’t given any indication of precisely what number of models have been bought throughout final night time’s frenzy. Apple reportedly ordered a mixed 80 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units, which was then distributed to Apple Stores, service retailers, and different retailers. That eighty million determine is in and of itself a brand new report, and supplies of the 6 Plus had started running dry at most carriers and Apple’s personal retailer just a few brief hours after the telephone turned obtainable.
Apple additionally declared that both phones had set sales records for its on-line retailer. The AT&T press launch is under:
DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 — “It was a terrific day for our clients and us. This is our largest iPhone, pre-order launch day ever,” stated Glenn Lurie, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility. “When you mix our greatest-pricing, the nation’s most dependable 4G LTE community, and a service expertise that leads the business, iPhone clients who select AT&T win.”
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