Apple announced the much-anticipated 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus at its special event on Tuesday, September 9. Pre-orders for both models of the new phone will begin on September 12. Apple will start shipping the device to customers in the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore on Friday, September 19. By early 2015, the phones will be available in as many as 115 countries.
iPhone 6 pre-orders begin on September 12
If you wish to get your hands on the new device at the earliest, make sure to pre-order on September 12. But how much is it going to cost? Don’t expect Apple to cut prices amid fierce competition from Android vendors. The new phones won’t be cheap. The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 pricing begins at $199 on a two-year contract in the U.S. The 16GB version costs $199, 64GB variant will set you back by $299, and the 128GB model has been priced at $399 on a typical two-year contract.
The contract-free 16GB iPhone 6 costs $649. The 64GB variant has been priced at $749 and 128GB at $849. On the other hand, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus comes at $299 for 16GB, $399 for 64GB and $499 for 128GB on a two-year contract. The contract-free iPhone 6 Plus costs $749, $849, $949 for 16GB, 64GB and 128GB respectively. Apple has done away with 32GB storage.
In the UK, the contract-free 16GB iPhone 6 costs £539. The 64GB and 128GB have been priced at £619 and £699. Meanwhile, the 16GB version of 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus will set you back by £619. The 64GB version cost £699 and the 128GB of phablet comes at £789 in the UK. In Germany, the 16GB iPhone 6 costs €699, 64GB version €799 and 128GB model €899. The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus is priced at €799, €899 and €999 for 16GB, 64GB and 128GB respectively.
iPhone 6 to cost as much as €1019 in France
However, the new phones cost a bit higher in France compared to Germany. Apple’s French website lists the price of iPhone 6 as €709 for 16GB, €819 for 64GB and €919 for 128GB. It shows the price of 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus as €809 for 16GB, €919 for 64GB and €1019 for 128GB.
The iPhone 6 prices in Australia begin at AUD869. According to the tech giant’s Australian website, the iPhone 6 costs AUD869, AUD999 and AUD1,129 for 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. The 5.5-inch phablet has been priced at AUD999 for 16GB, AUD1,129 for 64GB and AUD1,249 for 128GB.