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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Reservations Hit 2 Million in China in First 6 Hours

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Reservations Hit 2 Million in China in First 6 Hours

Chinese news outlets are reporting that reservations for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit the two million mark just six hours after retailers and the nation’s three mobile carriers opened their queues.

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AppleInsider:

ITHome and Sina have both reported “incomplete statistics” stating that retailers and carriers have booked more than 2 million reservations just six hours after opening their queues.

Reports also indicate that the majority of initial bookings have been for the 64GB models of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Apple itself has announced preorders from its own online store wouldn’t begin until Friday, October 10. Buyers can also begin reserving the new handsets beginning Tuesday, October 14 for in-store pick-up beginning Friday, October 17.

Suggested retail prices for the Phone 6 is 5,288 RMB ($861 US) for the 16GB model, 6,088 RMB ($991) for the 64GB model and 6,888 RMB ($1122) for the 128GB model. The iPhone 6 Plus is priced at 6,088/6,888/7,788 RMB ($991/1122/1269) for the same three capacities respectively.

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