Apple has excluded Turkey from the list of countries in which this week will begin selling the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. This is stated in the email received by local Resellers.
Worldwide sales of the iPhone 6s launched on 25 September, the first countries, which introduced smartphones were USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico and Singapore. For the first 3 days Apple sold more than 13 million smartphones, a record for the company.
The launch of the new flagships of Apple to Turkey was to be held on October 16, simultaneously with India and Malaysia. However, due to recent terrorist attacks, the start of sales was postponed. According to the company’s website, the iPhone 6s may appear in the country on October 23.
Terrorist attack occurred in Ankara on Saturday, October 10. In the capital of Turkey two bombs exploded before the rally, organized in protest against the outburst of violence due to the Turkish-Kurdish conflict in the Southeast of the country. Killed 97 people, more than 500 were injured. Apple CEO Tim cook expressed his condolences in connection with the attack. “Our prayers, condolences and hope for all those who have suffered from explosions in Turkey,” he wrote in his Twitter.
On October 23 the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will also in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Serbia and GUAM. At the moment information on the cost of new smartphones Apple in these countries. By the end of the year the total number of States, which will be sold “Apple” novelties will reach 130.
In September, Apple has organized the collection of donations for the implementation of humanitarian programmes of assistance to forced migrants from Syria, traveling to other countries. In the description in the iTunes Store it is reported that the money will be transferred to the account of the red cross, and the translation will be reflected in the performance report with a credit card as a purchase.