After selling a record number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 preorders earlier in September, Apple in the present day announced that its report-setting methods have continued into the brand new units’ launch weekend.
More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units have been bought over their first weekend of availability, Apple says. The two iOS smartphones formally went on sale on September 19 within the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK. Apple didn’t get into specifics on what number of of every iPhone mannequin it bought.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook issued a press release on the document iPhone 6 weekend, saying that “Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn’t be happier,” stated Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We want to thank all of our clients for making this our greatest launch ever, shattering all earlier promote-via data by a big margin. While our staff managed the manufacturing ramp higher than ever earlier than, we might have bought many extra iPhones with higher provide and we're working exhausting to fill orders as shortly as attainable.”
To examine, Apple sold 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units over their debut weekend in 2013, whereas the iPhone 5 sold 5 million units over its launch weekend. Obviously this can be a fairly massive opening weekend for Apple’s new hardware, and it exhibits that many iOS followers are simply as enthusiastic about bigger shows as the remainder of the smartphone-proudly owning market is.
Did you decide up an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus over launch weekend? If so, which mannequin did you get?