Last Friday, Apple’s new smartphone lineup, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, launched in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK.
Today, add 22 more countries to the list of places where people can buy the new devices. The new iPhones have just launched in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates
Demand is sure to be high, as Apple recently revealed record sales for the new phones during their first weekend on the market. In three days, Apple sold over 10 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Pluses.
That’s not to say that the launch hasn’t been fraught with complications and headaches for the Cupertino-based company. Not only has the rollout of iOS 8 been a mild disaster thanks to flawed updates, but Apple has been dealing with bending iPhones, now known across the internet as ‘Bendgate.”
Word got around that some users were complaining that their brand new, giant iPhone 6 Pluses were actually bending in their pockets. The whole thing snowballed into an outright PR crisis, even though Apple claims that only a handful of actual iPhone 6 owners have complained about this problem.
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