Apple’s iPhone 6S and 6S Plus were released on September 25, and have already achieved record sales figures.The Cupertino company sold over 13 million devices over the weekend, which is a new record for the iPhone. Sales numbers are up from 10 million units last year. It is believed that making the new iPhone available in China helped Apple achieve this record.
“Sales for iPhone iPhone 6S Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9th.”
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in 40 additional countries on October 9, including Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan. On October 10, countries include Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The new devices will be available in India, Malaysia and Turkey on Friday, October 16 and in over 130 countries by the end of the year.