Apple starts taking iPhone 6S pre-orders midnight on Saturday, September 12. To be among the first owners of an iPhone 6S a timely placed pre-order is essential.
Apple unveiled the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. Despite having the same design, the iPhone 6S is very different from the iPhone 6. The list of improvements include stronger aluminum, stronger glass, 12MP iSight camera, 5MP selfie camera, A9 CPU, new rose color option and 3D Touch.
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There is no reason to believe that the demand for the iPhone 6S will not be off the charts. Apple is supposed to have ordered the largest inventory of any previous iPhone launch, but we expect shipping delays to kick in within the first hours of the pre-order launch.
Apple is not starting the iPhone 6S pre-order on Friday as earlier rumored. The iPhone 6S preorder begins at 12:01 am PDT on Saturday, September 12. This time absolute around the world. For instance in Germany the iPhone 6S pre-order starts at 9:01am CET. Apple will ship the iPhone 6S starting Friday, September 25 in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the UK and the US.
Consumers can pre-order iPhone 6S directly at the online Apple Store or at carriers including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. All four major carriers offer a registration form to get a notification when the pre-order starts.
Apple has released a "get ready for pre-order" guide. Apple lets consumers already store their wireless carrier details to avoid delays when the pre-order opens on Saturday.
The "Get ready to pre-order iPhone 6s" option is also available on the Apple Store app. With the Remember Me function the carrier details are stored. Apple is pointing out that the Apple Store App is the best way to buy an iPhone. This has been proofed true in the past.
Pre-orders in the Apple Store app work quicker and have been available earlier than on the web store. We highly recommend to use the Apple Store app to place the iPhone 6S pre-order.
Placing the iPhone 6S pre-order within the first minutes after midnight is essential to be among the first to get delivery of the iPhone 6S.
Alternatively, customers can queue at an Apple Store or carrier store to buy the iPhone 6S on the September 25 launch day. The queues at Apple Stores have though already begun to form. The online pre-order is the most convenient way to buy a new iPhone 6S.
Apple adopts again the same pricing for the iPhone 6S as it had for the iPhone 6.
For the first time Apple offers a monthly payment program for the iPhone 6S. Exclusively at Apple’s retail stores in the US, customers can choose their carrier and get an unlocked iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. The deal includes the ability to get a new iPhone annually and AppleCare+ on the new iPhone Upgrade Program with monthly payments starting at $32 and $37 respectively.