16 September in Russia opened pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The number przekazanych in the early days of the devices exceeded the performance of the iPhone 6s in a few times. This is reported by “Vedomosti” with reference to own sources.
Sales of new smartphones Apple in Russia will start from September 23. the iPhone 7 will cost depending on memory from 56 to 74 990 990 rubles. iPhone 7 Plus will cost 990-85 67 990 rubles.
A member of one of the retailers said that compared to 2015 the number of pre-orders for the iPhone 7 has doubled. According to the representative of another network, over the weekend the preorder for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus exceeded figures for the same period last year 4 times.
How many pre-orders left since September 16, the sides not talking. According to an employee of a partner of several manufacturers of smartphones, we are talking about approximately two thousand devices.
The representative of MTS Dmitry Solodovnikov told the publication that for the first three days the number of pre-orders for the iPhone 7 in the retail network of MTS in 7 times higher than the number of applications for the iPhone 6s a year earlier.
Director of procurement “Euroset” Alexey Shirokov confirmed that the number of pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus exceeds the number of pre-orders for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
In the “Beeline” explained the popularity of “sevens” including new colors and a wider memory. Those who leave pre-orders on the website of the operator, the greatest demand right now are models with memory of 256 GB in two colors: black and “black onyx”.
According to Telecom Daily, in the second quarter of 2016 iPhone took 11% of Russian smartphone sales in units (increase by 5 percentage points year-on-year). According to an employee of one of the cellular operators in the first quarter of this figure was 17%. An Apple representative declined to comment.