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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus price and release date

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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus price and release date
Apple took to the stage and announced not one, but two largish iPhone editions - the 6 and the 6 Plus, with 4.7" and 5.5" screen diagonals, respectively. Better screens, faster processor, better cameras, thinner design - what's not to like in those two, but the lingering question about the pricing and release date of these beauties remains.

Well, Apple didn't leave us hanging for long, and announced the usual pricing for the iPhone 6 - $199 on contract, with a new 128 GB version going for $399, and a 64 GB one at a $299 price point. The 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus phablet starts at $299 for 16GB, $399 for 64, $499 for 128GB. Release date will be September 19th, with preorders starting September 12th, while some countries will be getting it a week later, on September 26th.

As for the full retail off-contract price? It depends on the country, as usual. Starting with the US, we blast off at $650 without a contract, for the 16 GB iPhone 6, all the way up to $949 for the 128 GB iPhone 6 Plus. In Europe they typically start at EUR 699, respectively, going up to EUR 999 for the most expensive 6 Plus. Well, save for France and, especially, Italy, where all prices are jacked up higher with a ten... or a few tens. The iPhone 6 in UK takes it from 539 pounds sterling with VAT, while China still hasn't received a full retail pricing for the two new iPhones, although they are prominently featured on the local Apple Store site there.

When it comes to the release date, the carriers just started preorders September 12th, which will be followed by a September 19th launch in 10 markets: U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K. A week after, on September 26th, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be available to order in 18 other markets - Switzerland, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Luxembourg, Russia, Austria, Turkey, Finland, Taiwan, Belgium, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates, with others to follow suit soon.

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posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:49 18

1. palmguy (Posts: 510; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


$499 on contract! LOL!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 7

4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10439; Member since: 14 May 2012)


OG iPhone all over again.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:55 13

10. akki20892 (Posts: 3900; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


U will shock when will u see unlock iPhone price.....

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:03 4

16. AnTuTu (Posts: 1578; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


Lolz Apple thinks iFan gonna buy whatever the F Apple throws at them.

Piece of crap

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:18 3

26. T.Law (Posts: 413; Member since: 10 May 2014)


They will actually! They don't use their brain to think when it comes to iProducts.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:27 4

30. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


iPaid too much xd

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:27

31. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


iPaid too much xd

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:44 1

61. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


You don't use your brain when typing?? Feel sorry for those like you living on this planet. It just ruins humanity. Pathetic at its best.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:32 1

54. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


Actually my friend, you leave in a fantasy world and it's time for you to wake up before you enter start having a seizure and go into a coma. Apple is not crap and but it isn't like the other companies out there either. You understand that Apple designs luxury products, right? or maybe you don't know the dif between Basic elements and premium elements.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 19:00 1

74. kzat82 (Posts: 27; Member since: 26 Dec 2013)


Sure do /pulls out my HTC One

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 20:36

76. steedsofwar (unregistered)


Aymen/ pulls out his Sony Z3

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:05 3

19. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4813; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


For 128GB, 2012 1080p (Retina) display, & STILL a dual-core with 1GB of RAM???

Ohh Man Apple is pulling the wool on it's fan base! The Note 4 comes with 32GB & can take a 128GB MicroSD Card...

& it's STILL not $499.99... WOW!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:37 2

35. geordie8t1 (unregistered)


plus you have usb otg support so your storage is unlimited, well, the biggest i have had working on my note 3 is 2TB external drive, and it plays all my movies and music nativly no need to convert lol.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:38

36. Allday28 (Posts: 283; Member since: 19 Nov 2010)


Actually the note 4 only supports up to a 64 gb sd card

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:42 1

38. mrmessma (Posts: 174; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


Officially you mean. An S5 "officially" only supports a 64GB but they do 128's, I would assume a newer Note 4 does this as well, no?

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:46

39. z31k_3 (Posts: 27; Member since: 06 May 2011)


Wrong... It will support 128gb.. 64 GB on paper...

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:51

42. Mels13 (Posts: 93; Member since: 23 Jun 2014)


i cant actually understand about it-some sites tell that memoru card will be up to 128 gb some of 64.so where is a truth?

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:46

62. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


16gb, 64gb and 128gb are the official numbers.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:56

64. AwesomestMaximuss (Posts: 146; Member since: 09 Jul 2013)


Even the Galaxy S4 exynos version supported 128 gb cards..

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:28 1

53. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


Then stick with your Note!!! Apples Dual Core A8 beats the crap out of Note 4's Quad Core. So why would you need a Quad Core in an iPhone? Please... you're a joke!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:09 1

21. pookiewood (Posts: 631; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Apple trolls hard! iFolks have fun!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:24 1

51. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


my guess without contract would be over 1,200$

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:34

55. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


It is a Premium device, you know that... right? Or maybe you havent heard of that word before. lmao, you're pathetic!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 15:06

68. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 265; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


HTC One M8 is more premium than this sh!z !!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 19:06 1

75. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


I agree that HTC makes beautiful smartphones and some are premium but the Android system ruins everything.

posted on 11 Sep 2014, 18:48

80. jshan (Posts: 200; Member since: 25 Dec 2011)


Huh tell me bout it primium my a**

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 4

2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10439; Member since: 14 May 2012)


16GB should have been 32GB.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:59

46. hurrycanger (Posts: 1557; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


Totally agree.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 5

3. brar.arsh (Posts: 200; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)


No 32GB? Most standard memory size?

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:41 3

37. donphone (Posts: 64; Member since: 20 Oct 2013)


It'll force people to pony up the extra $100 for more memory. It's genius from the screw your customer perspective.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:58

44. hurrycanger (Posts: 1557; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


I would have liked the new pricing (4.7" for $199 which is the same as 5s at launch), but 16gb ruined it.
But then again, it's not too bad. I even thought the 4.7" would cost at least $50 more than the 5s.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 22:30

77. edvio (Posts: 2; Member since: 09 Sep 2014)


It's shameless. 16gb to 64gb makes no sense for the customer. Makes every sense for Apple's profits. They're rich enough. Really out of touch. What's the drive to setup such a money grubbing scheme?

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 2

5. max9777 (Posts: 78; Member since: 11 Dec 2011)


Eww I was going for the 5.5 32gb but apple as always finds ways to rip customers off. 16gb for 300 on contract..

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 9

6. hellonerds (Posts: 313; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


Contract free is 1000$ Plus* lol

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:50 9

7. Anshulonweb (Posts: 430; Member since: 07 Feb 2014)


apple should have discontinued 16gb model....instead they did it to.32gb..... why apple have to be a b*tch every time?...

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:51 7

8. Python212 (Posts: 363; Member since: 13 Aug 2014)


With all that money still can't buy you 4K videos LOL

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:39 1

57. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


What the hell? Just because other manufacturer throw all kinds of technology into a phone to make you say "WOW" and buy it for no reason whatsoever, Doesn't mean everybody else should do it. You don't need 4k, when you record 4k and whatch it on your 1080p screen, its not even clear. You dont see 4k, you see a slightly blurred 1080p image. So come to your senses boy.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:52 2

9. surethom (Posts: 612; Member since: 04 Mar 2009)


Please stop selling 16gb version 32gb only.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:55 10

11. shuaibhere (Posts: 1983; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


$499 on contract???
Seriously apple???

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:42 1

58. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


Yes, Seriously!!! Buy a Samsung or a pathetic Sony experia or a Nokia or whatever that shiiiiiiiit is if you don;t like it.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:58 2

12. swayze91 (Posts: 48; Member since: 19 Jun 2014)


knowing the iPhone loyal this will be the scene come launch day....

http://cdn.maypalo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/iPhone-5-zombies.jpg

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 17:41

73. fireblade (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Dec 2013)


hahahaha

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:59 1

13. naittosan (Posts: 234; Member since: 28 Jun 2014)


yah I would have bit on the plus if it had 32gb, but 300 for 16gb you would have to be an idiot.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 12:59 9

14. Derekjeter (Posts: 814; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Ok now everyone can say it is a huge let down. I'm skipping Apple this year. Hello NOTE 4!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:10 1

22. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10439; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Lmfao!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:13

24. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


dude you are f*ing hilarious xD!
can I ask why are you so disappointed?

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:24 1

29. Derekjeter (Posts: 814; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


I know at least we weren't going to get top specs but at least give us something that says wow. Don't get me wrong I love the look of it but the biggest let down is the 32 gig is gone. Even hardcore Apple fans must admit that's shady. They could have easily made the 32gig the base model. I was gonna get the 32 gig I always use to get the 32 cuz the 16 is not enough and the 64 is just too much. I don't know if I want to sell my s5 to get it now. Maybe If I see how the camera compares to the S5.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:31

32. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


you said you could afford both :D

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 22:33

78. edvio (Posts: 2; Member since: 09 Sep 2014)


it's not about affordability. it's about whether you want to support something so shady and essentially saying to customers "bend over"

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 14:43

60. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


God help you

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:01 3

15. LikeMyself (Posts: 436; Member since: 23 Sep 2013)


Good upgrade Apple! Like the iPhone! Wonder what the price will be off contract :)) The Note 4 set the benchmark too high!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:04 4

17. PK1983 (Posts: 215; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


Android devices don't need to offer 128 GB because they offer 64 GB internal memory and an SD slot for another 64 GB which is better as you can just swap out cards vs uploading everything to Apple's oh so secure iCloud.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:05 2

18. gprime (Posts: 28; Member since: 05 Oct 2013)


I just don't get it? How can idiots keep buying this crap with the prices getting larger and no real difference between last year's model? How is it fair to bash on android phones when even a mid-ranger has specs that match the iphone? I don't get what goes in the minds of idiots who wait in line for a phone slightly better than the last version but at a higher price? If the iphone 6 plus sells i want to c all b!Tch€$ that cried about the note series being too big

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:09

20. Federated (Posts: 261; Member since: 06 Mar 2010)


Apple iPhone 6 Plus (128 gb) will be $1,299.99 contract-free and unlocked.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:58

45. Mels13 (Posts: 93; Member since: 23 Jun 2014)


wow.Its a car :D

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 17:10

72. jackZe (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Sep 2014)


128GB iphone6 Plus is 949.0 off contract.

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:10

23. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


man I almost farted hearing that price, the unlocked must be like $1400 for 32gb(iPhone plus)!

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:18 4

25. Justlooking (Posts: 38; Member since: 27 Aug 2014)


Wow!!! I guess you can milk sheep.....

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:34

33. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


?????

posted on 09 Sep 2014, 13:49 2

41. Justlooking (Posts: 38; Member since: 27 Aug 2014)


isheep... That's what apple does milk their fan base that is. Pardon my bad grammar.

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