Australians are the first to get the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Australians are the first to get the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus
The Apple iPhone 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus have officially launched. Australia is the first country where retailers passed out the new handsets to those who had pre-ordered the phones. At 8:01am local time, the door to the Apple Store on George Street in Sydney opened with 1200 people waiting on line outside. On Thursday, we told you not to get your hopes up too high if it is the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus that you're pining for.

With four million units pre-ordered, a new record for the iPhone, and double the amount that pre-ordered the Apple iPhone 5, expectations are high for the two new models. The number to beat for the opening weekend of the launch is 9 million. That is how many Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c units were sold during the launch weekend last year.

In the states, lines have started popping up in front of Apple Stores and in front of some locations belonging to the four major carriers in the U.S. It has become an annual ritual that has been made fun of by some of Apple's rivals, especially Samsung.

There are quite a few happy Australians who are taking the time on Friday to get acquainted with their new larger-screened iPhone 6. Check out the excitement that took place when the doors opened in Sydney, by clicking on the video below.



source: RuptlyTV, TheGuardian

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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)

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57 Comments

1. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Is that unusual?

3. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Not anymore. 4,4S,5,5S

24. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Welcome to 2008!

41. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Its looking he bought both 6 and 6+

55. engineer-1701d unregistered

i am ok with techbuff guy since he does phone reviews but the fact the went over sees to get it stupid. just like waiting outside. i want someone to be first to walk out of the store and say what its a phone then slam it on the ground hahahahaha

2. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Insane.

4. syncronyze

Posts: 103; Member since: Apr 26, 2014

"I can't cope with the fact that I can't have the iPhone before the other 5.5 million people who are getting it. I'm flying to Australia tonight" - no one ever

5. androidrocks

Posts: 62; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

and the first to drop it as well... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbehPQfu3K0 PS: that guy was unfortunate to be honest

8. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Yikes, man. I'm a tech lover in general, so this hurts my heart.

6. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

The last shot is the funniest to me. *Swipe left, swipe left* Annnddd, there you have it, folks. iPhone.

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

"A rich man's phone" or rather, "A phone for those who wants to show off (even if they're not rich enough) "

12. LiquidSnake

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 17, 2014

A phone for people with tastes. A phone for people with quality awareness. A phone for people who don't want to have to study dozens of how-to articles. A phone for people who have better things to do than running benchmarks.

32. AlikMalix unregistered

Exactly...

39. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Last time I checked people still had to figure out how to do quite a few tasks on their iPhone 5s, sometimes only to find out the option wasn't available.

44. cse.vicky unregistered

Yes, but standing in the line for days, is just too much bs.

9. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

And they should have smashed the device to the ground to send a message to Apple.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

9 1/2 hrs left for Mr. &Mrs. Jedii.

11. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

We get it. You're getting the new iPhone. You don't need to keep reminding on every single Apple article.

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude when did you become a whiner bro? This isn't like you at all man wow

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'm just saying. It's just as annoying as the trolls who bring up the iPhone in every single article. Tone the Apple love a bit bro.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Skip the post bro. I'm excited like you are about the galaxy's

26. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I understand how exited you are.. Enjoy your IPhone and have fun with it bro.. Don't drop it like Jack..

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Thanx bro, and I feel for jack. Hope he handles the replacement unit more carefully.

40. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I think there were further reports that the phone did not break but did get scuffed. He should have been more careful instead of being anxious in showing it off on live TV. At least find a place to sit or something.

45. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's so true, I'd have sat down.

21. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

So you mean, android fans can comment on every single iPhone articles but a iPhone fanboy can't?

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol, you got him with that one.

17. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

aaand for me . lol joking its expensive

52. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Look at the people thier....College kids, hippies, junkies, dustbin cleaners, dumbasss, janitors, with no jobs lots of time and tons of their parents money to spend!!! Great generation we got here.

13. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Oh cant wait to pick it up!

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