China seems to have recorded about two million bookings in just six hours, according to local media, the new iPhone 6 by customers of the three major operators in the country.
The pre-pre-launch online shopping in the first ten countries where mobile (USA, Canada, France, UK and Germany, among others) were launched with 4 million in 24 hours, which makes clear the potential of China.
China on Tuesday granted government approval to sell Apple devices after checking your security system to prevent leakage of personal data. This agreement paved the way for the sale of Apple in the country has already registered the first reserve figures.
Makers boost sales of Apple’s flagship has been three telecommunications companies in the country, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, as revealed by the local environment Sina, indicating that most of the reserves belonging to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 64 GB capacity.
Phones will the 17th of this month to stores, however, Apple reported that a week before the reserves could be made through the App Store and day 14 could book the terminal and pick it up in store the same day its release.
Up to $ 1,286
The price of the new iPhone 6 in China is 5,288 yuan ($ 861) 16 GB model, 6,088 yuan ($ 991) for the 64GB model and 6,888 yuan ($ 1,122) for the 128GB model. The Plus iPhone 6 version will be sold at a price of 6,088, 6,888 and 7,788 ($ 1,286) yuan according to the three capabilities.
For now, we have to wait until October 20 for the company to unveil the official sales figures worldwide.
Undoubtedly, the Apple phone interest is high in China. Before its release, it was officially confirmed due to the technical requirements not met Apple, authorities detected a high rate of smuggling iPhone 6 in the country, with high prices tripled those suggested resale.
Moreover, the bookings indicate that China has the potential to achieve more sales for Apple’s iPhone 6 that several countries together. The phone sold 4 million units in advance. After its first weekend sales, Apple announced it had sold 10 million units of the iPhone 6, counting both the 4.7-inch and 5.5 inch models.