Apple Sells More than 13 Million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Units in First Weekend

iPhone 6s

Today Apple has publicly announced that it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models, setting a new record for first weekend sales. The previous record, announced last year, was 10 million.

“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “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 9.”

Apple also announced that, commencing October 9, the new models will be available in more than 40 additional countries, including Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Taiwan. The new iPhones will then be available in over 130 countries by the end of the year.

From October 10, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launches will include Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, and 6 days later, India and Malaysia, and finally Turkey on Friday, October 16.

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  • Nathillien

    Even 15M would mean stagnation comparing the last year 10M, having China in opening week this year and considering China holds almost a third of iPhone sales.
    Selling 13M is technically a record, but a record that shows slowdown of iPhone sales.

  • OliChabot

    Apple is doomed.

  • Totally 😉

  • Andy Le

    iPhone 6 didn’t include China and beat the sales of the 5S.

  • ShaBi

    Consider this: Many people upgraded last year due to the increased size(s) which many has been waiting for. This year, more than likely, people who got the 6S&6S+ are the ones who decided not to upgrade last year, plus the small amount of people who just wanted an upgrade from the 6&6+.

  • Nathillien

    Yes – do you see how big of an ace the bigger screen was for Apple?
    And it is a spend card for Apple regarding generating growth.

  • Nathillien

    That is true. Last year more than usual people upgraded to iPhone 6 leaving less people to upgrade this time around.