Apple received over four million pre-orders of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, within the first 24 hours of the phones going on sale. Demand for the new iPhones exceeds the initial pre-order supply says the company, and while customers will start getting their new phones beginning on Friday and throughout September, many iPhone pre-orders are scheduled to be delivered in October.

IPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK beginning this Friday, September 19 and in more than 20 additional countries beginning on Friday, September 26 including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.

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