Apple has already set a new first day sales recorded with iPhone 6. They had received 4 million first day pre-orders on September 12th. Later today Apple announced that opening weekend sales of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 has Plus topped ten million units, breaking the previous record of nine million units set by the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c last year.
“Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn’t be happier,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We would like to thank all of our customers for making this our best launch ever, shattering all previous sell-through records by a large margin”.
Apple also mentioned that the demand of the latest flagships are very high. They also said that pre-ordered iPhone 6 would be shipped within 10 business days while it may take up to 4 weeks for the iPhone 6 Plus. Keeping track on the 10-million plus first weekend sale, they are expecting even more in the coming days since the device would be available in 20 more countries including Austria, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and more on September 26.