If you were standing in line over the weekend to be one of the first owners of Apple’s new iPhone 6s or the 6s Plus, you definitely weren’t alone.
Sales will undoubtedly receive another boost beginning October. 9, when the latest iPhones become available in an additional 40 countries, including Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Taiwan.
Last year, Apple sold 10 million handsets in the first weekend when its launched the iPhone 6 and and 6 Plus.
Whatever the case, it’s clear that Apple’s new devices have been extremely popular.
Just since Friday, Apple has sold a few 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus smartphones.
The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus introduced 3D Touch, a feature allowing the touchscreen to measure inputs based on how much pressure is applied to the display.
The iPhone 6s will cost €759 for the 16GB model, €869 for the 64GB model and €979 for the 128GB model.
With the addition of Chia and New Zealand, this year’s launch included 12 markets, up from last year’s 10. The iPhone 6s Plus is showing an identical adoption rate compared with the iPhone 6 Plus from a year ago, at 0.3 percent.
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are available in gold, silver, space gray and the new rose gold metallic finishes. Keep in mind that customers who purchase an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus at an Apple Retail Store receive a free Personal Setup service.
The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have the same overall dimensions as the last version, with new technologies under the hood.
According to the figures shared by Apple, the sales of its new iPhones touched a whopping 13 million units over the first weekend. India, Malaysia, and Turkey are up next on October 16 and about 130 other countries by the end of the year, hopefully including the Philippines.