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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus put records on pre-order in Russia
For to go on sale Friday, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus lined up the queue: the first three days in the world could be sold 12-15 million units. At the same time, Russia began taking pre-orders for the new smartphone from Apple – with the same excitement, tell sellers.
According to RBC , MTS for the first 12 hours have taken several thousand applications for new iPhone – twice as much for the same time on the new models in the last year, said the representative of the operator. According to him, visit the MTS model of iPhone 6 with a screen of 4.7 inches bought twice as potent than the iPhone 6 Plus c screen of 5.5 inches. The most popular model – dark gray iPhone 6 to 64 GB. Most actively leave orders on the iPhone via the website MTS residents of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Issue phones will be September 26 – while delays in the delivery to customers out of the question.
In the online store retail chain “The Messenger” in the first few hours of Friday the number of pre-orders exceeded last year’s figure is more than three times, says the network Maria Zaikina. However, she believes a direct comparison of the two years incorrect, new models of the iPhone then and now aimed at different audiences. In “The Messenger” is equally actively bought and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, most of all – dark gray.
In the “Beeline” recognize that pre-orders for the new iPhone also exceeded last year, but how much, do not tell. “MegaFon” data on the pre-order has not yet let. In “Euroset” refused to talk about the number of applications.
In Russia, the most impatient can buy smartphones from middlemen who buy a novelty in Europe for the order delivery since Friday. A representative of one online store says that delivered 100 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and expects another 200: almost all models – the most expensive, with a maximum memory capacity. On Friday at this store iPhone 6 with 128 GB of memory was sold for 70 000 rubles., That is at a premium to the official price of 28 000 rubles. Later price drops to 55 000 rubles., Says the seller.
Due to the high value of the dollar this year in Russia smartphones order delivery from other countries almost unprofitable. So, iPhone 6 to 16 GB will cost delivery from the United States 30 500 rubles. – Only 1 500 rubles. cheaper than the official prices in Russia. In 2013, the book iPhone 5s with 16 GB of delivery from the United States could be 24 000 rubles. (Dollar as of September 23 of 2013 was worth 31,700 rubles.), That is 6000 rubles. cheaper than the unit cost in Russian stores.
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