China in anticipation of iPhone 6: 5,000,000 pre-orders for three days




Apple tend to set records: each new product – a new record for sales. The latest generation of smart phones are no exception. During the first weekend were sold 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Official sales of phones has already begun in more than 20 countries, but to meet the demand for one of the largest markets Apple has yet to work. Waiting for their turn to China, and while local retailers have decided not to waste time and opened pre-order the “six”.


Excitement in the PRC market was expected, but as an ardent desire of buyers, perhaps, did not wait and sellers themselves. For the first three days of iPhone 6 from the start “officially unofficial” pre-orders Chinese vendors received orders for 5,000,000 units. In the first six hours Number of wanting exceeded 2 million people .

The most popular model became iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 64GB. On the “black market” special demand top 128 GB models of gold color. The compact 4.7-inch Apple smartphone will appear in Chinese stores with a price tag of 678, 780 and 883 euros for 16/64/128 GB version of the gadget, and the iPhone 6 Plus will cost 780, 883 and 999 euros respectively.

Home of the official pre-order from the Apple Store will take place no earlier than October 10, and the first smartphones fall into the hands of owners on October 17 .


Market research conducted in March Umeng, showed that more than half of the people in China (57%) prefer cheap Android smartphones in the price range up to $ 330.

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