According to Apple, the iPhone 6s had the best opening weekend in the history of iPhone opening weekends.
The company says it sold over 13 million new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in the first three days of availability.
“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9.”
The opening weekend saw sales to Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the UK and the US.
And Apple can no doubt thank China for this record sales weekend.
On October 9th, the new phones will arrive in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan. On October 10th, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. And finally, Malaysia and Turkey on October 16th.
Apple hopes to have the iPhone 6s in 130 countries by the end of 2015.
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