Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-orders are now live


Just as promised, Apple has put the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus up for pre-order today, on September 12th.

The new iPhone 6s family is available on all four major US carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile, and you can also choose to buy the phone unlocked for its full retail price due right away.

The new thing about iPhones this year is that you can place pre-orders using the novel Apple annual iPhone upgrade plan that will cost you $5 on top of your monthly installment.

Here is how prices and waiting times vary for the different iPhone models.

Apple iPhone 6s: 


  • $27.45 a month for 16GB model with monthly installments and no annual upgrade option ($32.45 for 64GB, $37.45 for 128GB)
  • $32.45 a month for 16GB model with monthly installments and annual upgrade option ($37.45 for 64GB, $42.45 for 128GB)
  • $649 full retail price for 16GB model
  • $749 full retail price for 64GB model
  • $849 full retail price for 128GB model

Apple iPhone 6s Plus:


  • $32.45 a month for 16GB model with monthly installments and no annual upgrade option ($37.45 for 64GB, $42.45 for 128GB)
  • $37.45 a month for 16GB model with monthly installments and annual upgrade option ($42.45 for 64GB, $47.45 for 128GB)
  • $749 full retail price for 16GB model
  • $849 full retail price for 64GB model
  • $949 full retail price for 128GB model

For those of you who don't want to deal with online pre-orders, the new iPhone 6s models will be available online and at brick and mortar Apple Retail Stores beginning at 8:00 a.m. on September 25th.

Related phones

iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A9 APL0898, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1715 mAh
  • OS iOS 13.x

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46 Comments

37. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Been at work since midnight processing these damn things, face palm seeing the 1k orders going through.

34. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Great sign that it hasnt sold out in like one day like the ones before it. Hopefully people start waking the f up.

26. gaming64 unregistered

All aboard, iFans!

17. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Yeah yeah how even pre order a phone it's not like not been available when it lunched even if its not you can get it later it's not like it have limited shipments.

14. iqjumpuw

Posts: 62; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

I'm not a fan but I have no doubt this will sell more than the predecessor. The question is, how much more.

22. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I don't think it will sell as much as predecessor, it has some improvements, yes, is it better/upgrade over previous one, yes. But very few iphone 6/6 plus users would care and upgrade. Iphone 6/6 plus sold well since they had big screen, first in iphones, everyone who wanted bigger screen but holding on to iphone bought that, those who migrated to android before iphone 6 for larger screen bought that, those who always wanted iphone but due to smaller screen never bought one, bought it. Now there's no special reason. Few will upgrade for sure, but sells won't be as much as previous iphone. I might be wrong, but let's see.

35. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Good sign so far. As of know reservations and shipping dates are all available. Now the true test is when it's actually in the stores. If it gets the same receptions as the pre-orders, than slow downhill time for Apple. Finally too. About freaking time. Let's cross or fingers for the sake of humanity.

13. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

I like the new "Peek and Pop" feature.

29. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Yep! It's one of those thing where you will find yourself using a lot.

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I know I would.

12. cbsstone1971

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 07, 2015

Got mine. One at Apples website & the other at Best Buy website (had gift card to use up) with no issues. Both promised release day. Getting anxious.

20. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Ordered mine though At&t said over a month. Cancelled and ordered through apple September 25th. Cant wait.

9. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

$950 for a phone. F**k me !!! It's truly the end of times. :(

16. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Outrageous! Someone's honest earned money spent on a phone he/she loves :O

24. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

IKR !!!

59. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Do you spend $20 on a good lunch? To a homeless that is: "$20 for a lunch. F**k me!!!" See how it works?

60. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Good point, but I don't even think it has to be that extreme an example, some people live by common sense and logic. People who can easily afford to buy 10 iPhones and it wouldn't even dent their bank account, but cannot morally justify the price to value ratio that Apple products have. Of course this is a highly personal and subjective matter. Can I afford to buy a $50 cup of coffee if it's marketed as one of the best coffees in the world. Sure. Would I ever spend more than $10 on a coffee? Not on your life :D I believe things have an intrinsic value that no logo or brand can exceed. But hey, that's just me. ;)

4. Iodine

Posts: 1520; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

It looks like a really great upgrade. The fastest, moste efficient, 3D touch, hugely improved cameras and iOS 9 with tons of new features, better battery life and basically everything has been revorked on that phone. But I really hope that the next one will be much thinner than this.

5. tedkord

Posts: 17529; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Citations for fastest and most efficient? Better battery life? Apple said equal (and like all smartphones, their claims are usually optimistic).

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

fastest and most efficient apple proccessor, ever.. lol they always compare their new spec with their old spec, and totally ignore smartphone hardware competition

8. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Probably because nobody has really caught up with the a8 as of yet

10. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Lol the A8 was smacked down by the Exynos hands down, mostly demolished by the SD 810 and matched at least by Intel chips. I don't think it won one metric conclusively (this is based on Anandtechs testing, the owner of which now works for Apple).

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Apple caters to the mainstream consumer, they can care less how fast the chip set is. The main demographic wants a device that does what they need it to do, not clock speeds and cores. That's why Apple does so good.

15. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

That's perfectly cool and all but let's not twist the facts. When he mentions the objective metrics we must be objective and look at the facts. The subjective side of things isn't in contention here.

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 31805; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Only my points were not subjective, they're academic. All the polls, year after year strong customer satisfaction ratings, and market share cement that. We techies are the ones that go nuts, for the tinkering, rooting, and romming. I'm not attacking your post, but it's like you're trying to move Apple into an area where it adamantly refuses to compete....specs.Pprior to ios 8, which was horrible stability wise, Apples user experience was awesome. That's where they compete, and it's why they dominate the mainstream market.

21. comeinhandy

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Perhaps people should start looking at actual benchmark tests. Even the iphone6 topped the charts on GPU performance. The really telling statistic is the test on consistent graphic performance. When playing a game you want consistent fast performance not fast for one frame and slow for the next. E.g. the Samsung CPU speed is the peak burst speed and cannot be maintained, so for instance a quoted 2.7GHz peak CPU speed has to be quickly throttled back to ~1.3GHz, whereas Apple quote nominal consistent CPU speed. SO the one REALLY interesting speed test is "GFXBench battery test performance" which as well as battery, also tests FPS (frames per second) stability. It gives the lowest frame rate over 30 test runs. iPhone6 scores 2943, Galaxy S6 scores 848 - a third of the speed!

23. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

Thank you people usually focus on number of cores and not overall performance with software optimization, just look at Apple bring a 12mp camera that takes better pics than everything out there.

25. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Once again, please actually go read on what you're talking about. In this case both the GFX battery and performance degradation scores have to be taken into account. The iPhones get demolished on the battery life test but destroys on the performance degradation. This is because the Android OEMs decided to throttle for the sake of battery life and Apple decided to sacrifice battery life for performance and both show that very apparently. Yet, now there are additions to iOS 9 to throttle the CPU and GPU much harder than before. So all iOS devices need to prepare to lose in both metrics now. Apple refuses to increase battery size to save money and they plan on increasing battery life by sacrificing performance when needed. Now they are likely to lose in both metrics since Android OEMs have larger batteries and generally more efficient hardware/software.

28. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Thinner I don't want. I am waiting for the 7, but if you're on one of those yearly plans, I would get this in a heartbeat!!

3. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Why can't apple release an ipod 6 with a celular capabilities with the same price

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