Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus shipping notifications sent out

Some of those who pre-ordered the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus have received notification that the new models will ship this week

Some of those who pre-ordered the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus have received notification that the new models will ship this week

Unless you live in certain areas of New York City and Philadelphia that are affected by the Pope's visit to those cities next week, you just might be rocking your new Apple iPhone 6s or Apple iPhone 6s Plus this coming Friday. Many of those who pre-ordered one of the two new iPhone models have received a notification that their new pride and joy will be in transit this coming week.

The plan is for the shippers to deliver the new phones precisely on September 25th, the official launch date for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Speaking of which, one of our loyal readers sent us a copy of the notification he received from T-Mobile. According to the missive sent from the mobile operator, our reader (let's call him Nate) will have his 64GB iPhone 6s Plus in Space Gray shipped no later than September 24th. Nate called T-Mobile and was told his phone will be shipped today. We still wouldn't expect it to arrive before the 25th.

While Apple does ask FedEx and UPS to hold back deliveries until the launch date, very rarely will a package slip through and arrive earlier. Don't count on this happening to you. And if you've pre-ordered one of the more popular Rose Gold models, you are still a few weeks away from receiving any kind of notification about your phone being shipped.

Thanks for the tip, Nathan!

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iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6s Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2750 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I was also told by T-Mobile that it would arrive before the 25th. For the record, T-Mobile sent out tracking numbers via text on Saturday.

2. TechDork

Posts: 400; Member since: May 10, 2010

I'll be ordering mine tomorrow!! :D I had to wait and get paid first LOL.

3. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Fancy that there hasn't been any "Record Sales" headline since the 6s launced, just speculative headlines saying "we'regetting there"...

4. Godfather

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

Already got my tracking # from UPS! :-)

7. TNBorg

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Wife's vzw rose gold shipped and is to be here Friday. Sent from my NOTE 5!

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