Apple Sells thirteen Million iPhones In Opening Weekend, Or three,000 iPhones Per Minute
Apple simply introduced that it has bought thirteen million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units over its first weekend. It’s a brand new report for the corporate because it bought 10 million models final yr, and 9 million models in 2013.
In comparison with final yr, Apple launched the iPhone 6s in 6s Plus in China on day one. It took a few weeks final yr earlier than the corporate launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. However in 2013, the iPhone 5s and 5c have been obtainable in China on launch day, which means that it nonetheless represents an enormous enchancment in comparison with two years in the past.
To provide you a little bit of perspective, over the previous three days, Apple has bought three,000 iPhones per minute, or 50 iPhones per second. This can be a large quantity. Apple didn’t escape gross sales numbers beneath the brand new iPhone Improve Program, which helps you to purchase a telephone as a service. It’s a 24-month cost plan with an choice to improve for a brand new iPhone yearly that begins at $32 mannequin for the bottom iPhone 6s mannequin.
Apple additionally introduced that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus shall be obtainable in forty further nations on October 9, beginning with Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Taiwan. The complete record is within the press launch. General, Apple will promote the brand new iPhones in one hundred thirty nations earlier than the top of the yr.