The pre-orders for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s new iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus surpassed 4 million mark in the first 24 hours. According to a press release issued by the company recently, the demand for both devices exceeds the pre-order supply. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) revealed that many customers who have pre-ordered the phones might have to wait as long as October to lay their hands on them, though deliveries will start from September 19 onwards.
For customers who are planning to buy the new phones at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s stores, they can do so starting from September 19 at 8:00 a.m. Estimating the rush that will happen, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) encouraged customers to order the devices online to pickup in-store. The iPhones will also be available on Friday from Apple Authorized retailers and carriers like AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
Apart from US, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available for purchase on September 19 in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, France, Singapore and the UK. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) revealed that beginning on Friday, September 26, the new devices will be available in 20 additional countries – Portugal, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Russia, Isle of Man, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Taiwan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.