Apple is now shipping the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus faster than ever

If you want to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus online, Apple can now ship most models in 3 to 5 days. Included here are 16 GB and 64 GB variants (in any color version) from all US carriers. As for the 128 GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, these can be shipped in 7 to 10 days - but that’s still an improvement over previous shipping times.

iPhone shipping times have been similarly improved in Europe (at least in the UK and France), which means Apple has seriously ramped up production. Back in October, Tim Cook said that demand for the iPhone 6 was far exceeding supply.

The iPhone 6 is undoubtedly a hot seller, with 10 million units reaching customers in the first week-end of availability alone. The improved shipping times will most likely help Apple have a fantastic holiday season, sales-wise.

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have the same design and share most of their features, they’re clearly made for different categories of users: the former is a 4.7-inch smartphone, while the latter sports a 5.5-inch display, being considered by many a phablet. You should check out our iPhone 6 review and iPhone 6 Plus review to find out more about Apple’s latest handsets.

Related phones

iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)



1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Too late. Got my Note 4 yesterday and selling my Plus this weekend. It was fun while it lasted but I've came to the conclusion that Android is the OS for me.

4. Fallen1

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

I agree my only complaint is the accuracy of the fingerprint ready on the note vs the IP6+, the swiping effect isnt the best. Other than that, I adore my Note 4, simply flawless

21. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Yes and no it stats off good on my iPad air 2 and then some time later it starts to have problems with it and it comes just as bad as the note 4

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

My biggest complaint with my Plus was Touch ID. There were times where it wouldn't recognize my fingerprint five times in a row. This would happen at least 20+ times a day. N4 gesture is flawless IMO. Works 10/10 times.

24. Fallen1

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

Strange lol In my experience with the 2 my Note 4 wasnt as accurate vs IP6+ but it I really had to choose from the two, Samsung hands down. Though Im a huge HTC fan, I really want to see what they show next year

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's how I feel about iOS, but still digging android. Currently waiting for a good Craigslist deal on a Nexus 6.

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Gotta use what's best for you. I tried the note 4 but it's not for me.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I thought about the N4, but ultimately decided not to get one, sold my N3 and am thinking about a N6.

17. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

Note 4 and N6 are the best Android phones in the market, if you don't want TW, there's really no reason to choose the Note 4 over the N6. People used to say that stock Android was boring, but now with material UX it's simply the best skin available and Android keeps on stealing features from TW with every release lol.

16. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I knew this would happen :)))

2. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I think within 4 weeks we should see at least 75 - 90 million sold. But due to shipping constraints that number may stay near 70 million.

19. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Apple has jet engines strapped to China's fastest super fast cargo ships. Volumes are expected to grow way beyond 90 million maybe up to 120 million. It is amazing how many people buy an iPhone when they hear that it is being shipped via jet ship.

3. RareCandy

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Congratulations Apple, you never disappoint me :)

5. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

They stole 2% of android marketshare in just a month with two phones with larger screens. I can only imagine what they will do with Christmas around the corner and the stats of Q4 2014. Nah they aint getting huge marketshare but they are definitely bouncing back big time.

7. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

I don't think Apple care about market share since the very beginning as their main goal is to serve one percenter.

8. wilsong17 unregistered

With All the problem iphone 6 im suprise is doing so well

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No your not

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

There's no problems.

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He thinks a software bug is a problem.

18. AlikMalix unregistered

Just a hunch, but I think you believe that every article that points to a bug or a complaint equals ALL iPhones and iPads have every one of the reported issues. It is simply not true, by volume of certain model sold and so quickly a few hundred complaints isnt really an issue. I agree Apple has been a bit sloppy on this last one, but like I said you have to look at it perspectively and add that news articles don't gain any interest unless it's Apple so no one really reports issues from android or windows unless it is major, but with Apple - every little thing is blown out of proportion. Source, my own experience and people around me that own Apple products.

20. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Other than an iPhone (and for some carriers, a Nexus), is there any phone available from a carrier that has minimal/no bloatware? Other than an iPhone and possibly a Blackberry, is there any carrier phone that offers basic app security/privacy settings out of the box? In many ways, Samsung makes it easy for people to buy more iPhones. Even the Note 4, while a very good phone, doesn't allow customers to get rid of bloatware on the big two US carriers. Nor does it offer any app security/privacy other than that "bag of hurt" KNOXturbation crap.

14. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

I'm not a apple fan but u I'm not a hatter, I hate to see ppl fitting over cellphones , tablets etc. I use both and I'm ok whit that, my phone is and will be a android, my tablet is aND will be a ipad. I love android as I do love my ipad,

15. nnjerzy

Posts: 126; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

I'm not crazy about Sammy.. But the note 4 is a beast I went and tried out the 6 @ the apple store and I didn't see what the big fuss was really about.. I couldn't wait to go back in the car and grab my note off the quick charging by Qualcomm. You're

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