In China, for the first six hours of 6 Preorder iPhone more than 2 million people




Publishing ITHome and Sina released data on the number of pre-orders on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China. According to sources, in the first few hours of smartphones purchased over 2 million people.


This week, the Chinese authorities allowed to sell the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. According to the Apple, now all the issues settled, and new items will go on sale in China in two weeks. Cellular operators China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom has already started taking pre-orders.

According to Chinese media, the new generation of Apple’s smartphone demonstrates incredible popularity. The total number of pre-orders three Chinese operators in just 6:00 was 2 million copies. For comparison, before the start of sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 9 countries in the first 24 hours Apple has 4 million pre-orders.


This year, sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China will start later than in other key markets. Expected to officially buy smartphones in China will be starting from October 17.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus stores appeared in the countries and territories of the “first wave” on 19 September. From September, 26 new items became available in stores 20 other countries, including Russia, but not in China. Chinese smartphone release has been delayed, which led to the emergence in China of counterfeit devices sold at an inflated price.

For Apple, China is one of the priority markets after the United States. In 2013, sales of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in China started at the same time as in the United States and in other countries of the “first wave”, and it provided a record sales in China.

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