Every year in September, Apple announces its next generation iPhones, and a few weeks later, the devices are released on sale in major markets. This year, like many previous years, Apple has once again broken its opening weekend sales record, this time with the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.
The new generation iPhone’s launched this past Friday, September 25, in a handful of countries and now Apple has officially confirmed the sales data for the first weekend sales. Once again, the giant has broken its sales record for the opening weekend, something that is becoming a yearly tradition for the company. Last year, the company managed to shift an incredible 10 million iPhone’s in the opening weekend, but this year the company has managed to sell an even more incredible 13 million units, trumping last years record, though the company did not break down sales by device.
“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history, 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 CEO Tim Cook
This incredible record, would have probably been even more impressive if the devices were available in more countries, but for now they are only available in major markets, such as the USA and China. Come October 9 though, the devices will be available in 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. The following day, On October 10, the devices will be released in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.