While Moscow is beating records on the queue for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, in Chelyabinsk at the start of sales on September 23 came just one buyer. This drew the attention of social media users.
On the morning of Friday 23 November in Russia officially started sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Hundreds of people lined up at the Gum in anticipation of sales. Place, which place was occupied the evening of Thursday, started on Nikolskaya street and was drawn to the Vetoshny lane. In its first weekend, according to a source close to Apple, were sold in Russia almost 30 000 iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
“We are pleased with the result of the first sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. For the first hours in 16 cities, we have sold two times more devices than last year. Leaders in sales of steel, Moscow, Rostov-on-don, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara”, – said the press-Secretary of “Beeline” Anna Imasheva.
In “the Megaphone” also announced the doubling of sales in the first day. The representative of “M. Video said that in the first two days of sales, 23 and 24 September, the demand for the iPhone 7 at least four times higher than the results of the previous line of iPhone 6s.
It was planned that in the regions of sales of the new iPhone will also cause a stir, similar to Moscow, where people first buy “Apple” the novelty was in the queue long before the start.
Inspired by the Moscow experience, one of the Chelyabinsk salons also decided to have a sale at midnight on September 23. Sellers of salon told to work until the last customer.
However, wanting to buy the iPhone 7 was not. As reported the correspondent of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, at midnight, they drove to the store the girl on the Porsche, but she left without buying, because counting on the model 7 Plus, and one was not.
The incident in Chelyabinsk became a reason for jokes in the network.