Apple sold a record 100 thousand Russian. IPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for the first weekend




Sales of new smartphone iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Russia for the first weekend amounted to approximately 100,000 units. ITAR-TASS news agency, citing a source familiar with the sales results.


“Only in the first game was 136,000 units, 100,000 of them sold in the first three days – said the source. – Exact figures we have, but it was sold from 80 to 100 thousand. Smartphones “- said another source familiar with the statistics of sales. In the Russian office of Apple declined to comment.

Sales of new iPhone in Russia started at midnight on 26 September. Smartphones arrived in showrooms operators “Beeline”, MTS, “Megaphone”, as well as in shops “Euroset”, “Messenger”, “M. Video” and other retailers. Price devices at all identical: from 31.99 thousand. Rubles for the iPhone 6 with a minimum storage capacity of 16 GB to 46.99 thousand. Rubles for the version with a larger screen iPhone 6 Plus with a maximum memory capacity – 128 GB.

Currently in Russia bought up almost all the stocks iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. On Monday, most of the official resellers offering smartphones order only. Pre-purchase can be arranged at the operators “Megaphone” and “Beeline” and MTS. They are taking pre-orders on their websites. The same service offers “Euro”.


Retailers and operators are reluctant to disclose sales data and forecasts, citing the ban on Apple’s part to disclose such information. However, according to the companies, retail demand for a new line of smartphones has surpassed expectations and exceeded the sales of the first day of the previous model – iPhone 5s.

The representative of one of the retailers said that before the end of the year in Russia can be sold 350-400 thousand. IPhone 6.

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