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On the first day Apple sold in Russia 1000 iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

On the night of Thursday to Friday in Russia started official sales of smartphones on the latest iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The cost of the gadget starts from 56 990 rubles According to analysts of Hi-Tech Mail, overnight in the Russian retail has sold about 1000 of the new smartphones Apple.

In the night of Friday, 9 October, many shops have switched to night time to meet myself at first wanting to buy new items. So, the official start of sales of new Apple gadgets was held in Moscow not for the first time and almost always gathers an impressive number of people.

So, a year ago, a solid line for iPhone 6 in the store re:Store in the SEC “European” were already lined up at ten in the morning, while sales should begin only at midnight. However, this year due to a number of factors the cost of the new iPhone compared with last year the prices have seriously increased. iPhone 6s in Russia can be purchased from 56 to 74 990 990 rubles depending on the size of a drive. The cost of the iPhone 6s Plus from 65 to 83 990 990 rubles.


And while worldwide sales of the iPhone 6s hit records, in Russia new smartphones met not so rapidly as last year.

“According to Hi-Tech Mail.Ru the night was sold less than 1000 official iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. On average, in the stores of operators and retailers in Moscow for a few hours at night sold only 20-50 smartphones. Considering the total number of shops where you could buy new smartphones Apple were sold for hundreds of models. Compared to last year, when over the weekend there were sold more than 70,000 Apple’s smartphone, the current sales have again failed, as in the case of the “gray” market. The reason is the same: people are not ready to pay nearly 60 thousand rubles for a smartphone with a design predecessor and 16 GB of internal memory. Other configuration is more expensive”, — says Anton Spiridonov, head of strategic communications, Hi-Tech Mail.Ru.

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Apple’s disappointing results and leading analyst Mobile Research Group Eldar Murtazin. According to him, this year the first batch of new iPhone will be only 50 000 units, whereas a year earlier the figure was 120,000.

According to the seller, 75% of Russian buyers have chosen to buy iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and not. The most popular flowers of the new features are a Space Gray and Rose Gold, and the most popular version is a device with 64 GB of internal storage.

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