UPDATE: Looks like the iPhone 6 Plus, the 5.5-inch model, is already sold out.
As promised, you can now preorder the new iPhone 6 or its larger cousin the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple, various carriers, or other retailers.
You can start your iPhone preorder directly from Apple right here. You have the option to choose free shipping or in-store pickup. Both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will ship next Friday, September 19th. The new phones will also be available to purchase in Apple retail stores at 8 am that day – but you might face a line in some high-traffic areas. That's why you're preordering in the first place, right?
The price of the new iPhone 6, with a two-year contract, is $199 for the 16GB, $299 for 64GB, and $399 for the 128GB – all across the carrier board. For the iPhone 6 Plus it's $299 for the 16GB, $399 for 64GB, and $499 for the 128GB.
Of course, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all offer other ways to get your hands on the new iPhones. AT&T Next customers can get the phones for $0 and a monthly fee (starting at $27.09). The Verizon Edge program offers similar structures, and Sprint offers two non-contract deals. T-Mobile offers plans as well, the cheapest being the 16GB iPhone 6 for $0 down and $27.08 per month for two years.
You can also preorder the new iPhones from retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Target.
Both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sport Retina HD displays with ion-strengthened glass. The iPhone 6 boasts a 4.7-inch screen at 1334x750. It's 6.8mm thick. The iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen at 1920x1080. It is 7.1mm thick.
Both sport the Apple A8 chip, which is 64-bit with twi billion transistors on a 20-nanometer process. The new chip is 13% smaller than the previous chip, the A7. The CPU is up to 25% faster. According to Apple, it’s 50% faster on graphics. You can check out more specs here.