“News outlets in mainland China are reporting that initial reservations for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models across retailers and the nation’s three mobile carriers have reached the two million mark,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for 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,” Dilger reports. “The report also noted that the majority of initial bookings have been 64GB iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models (both priced at nearly $1,000), rather than the cheapest tier Apple offers [16GB].”
Dilger reports, “Apple itself issued a press release yesterday stating that preorders from its own online store wouldn’t begin until Friday October 10, and that buyers could reserve the new iPhones beginning Tuesday October 14 for in-store pick-up starting Friday October 17.”
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