Apple started Shipping for its new iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders two weeks earlier than the announced dates, it emerged after the record pre-orders were made by the smartphone buyers for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The early shipment shows that Apple is able to meet the demand for the larger iPhone.
Many buyers who pre-ordered the larger iPhone 6 plus at AT&T, as soon as iPhone 6 pre-orders started, were frustrated as the shipping dates stretched into the middle of October. But finally AT&T sent out iPhone 6 Plus shipment notifications, and announced to make the delivery on the Friday, the same day when the iPhone 6 was being released at local stores.
Since the pre-orders started, AT&T promised release day delivery to the buyers, therefore with ample supply it announced the early shipment of the iPhone 6 plus even it was not expected by the customers until October.
iPhone 6 can still be pre-order even the movements before its delivery on Friday although the selection is limited. The Apple Store also offers iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders for in store pickup on Friday. Apple promises that all the buyers will get the iPhone 6 at an Apple Store without waiting in line.
Apple with over four million pre-orders in 24 hours, hit a record in first-day pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The pre-orders for iPhone 5, launched last year, reached two million within 24 hours. The company said it sold 9 million units of the iPhone 5S and 5C models in the first weekend after they hit stores, last year.
The new larger, slimmer and lighter body and new payment system the iPhone 6 has the potential to be the biggest launch in Apple’s 38-year history.