Apple’s global rollout: iPhone 6 release dates for the month

Apple’s global rollout: iPhone 6 release dates for the month
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has enjoyed tremendous sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the United States, Japan, and Australia, now the company is looking to replicate its stunning sales in a number of other countries. The announcement was made today ahead of Apple’s launch event that is planned for Thursday.

This week’s launch

Thursday’s event will be held at the company’s Cupertino, CA headquarters and will see the unveiling of new iPads and Macs and its next-generation operating system OS X Yosemite. Following the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Thursday’s announcement may lack the excitement that came from the launch of those two, but the company must continue to move forward in all arenas.

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For Apple to achieve the valuation that Carl Icahn recently placed at 1.2 trillion, it will need to see foreign sales of its products increase and the populous nations of both China and India are key for the company.

A recent report from China-based Q stated that Apple has already received 20 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus so the company is off to a good start but needs even more. The iPhone 6 has interested millions with its improved camera, Apple Pay (which will launch next week), and their considerably larger displays.

iPhone 6 rollout

The following are the release dates for the rest of the month:

  • October 17: China, India and Monaco
  • October 23: Israel
  • October 24: Czech Republic, French West Indies, Greenland, Malta, Poland, Reunion Island and South Africa
  • October 30: Bahrain and Kuwait
  • October 31: Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Guam, Hungary, Iceland, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, South Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and Thailand

While the smartwatch, that everyone expects from Apple will have to wait, the iPhone 6 is on the way for a large part of the world.

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