AAPL Stock: 118.27 ( -0.61 )

Printed from

iPhone 6 allegedly due on Sept. 19 in 32 and 64GB versions only

updated 09:17 am EDT, Wed June 25, 2014

Report suggests 4.7-inch phone due first

The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 should ship on Friday, September 19th, say sources for Chinese site Tencent. The site also claims that the device will launch in 32 and 64GB capacities, at local prices of 5,288 yuan ($846) and 6,288 yuan ($1,008), respectively. The implication appears to be that Apple is dropping 16GB as an option, since the prices mentioned are what 16 and 32GB versions of the iPhone 5s currently sell for.

While it's likely too early for an exact launch date to be formalized, the report is consistent with a date given out by Deutsche Telekom in May, and Apple does prefer to launch iPhones on Fridays. Also, some competing devices have dropped 16GB as an option, including the HTC One M8.

Another implication of the report is that the 4.7-inch iPhone will ship before its 5.5-inch counterpart. Earlier this week, Bloomberg suggested that both phones could launch simultaneously, despite claims to the contrary elsewhere. Issues are now believed to have been solved, but production of the 5.5-inch device was temporarily hampered by battery and display glitches.

by MacNN Staff




Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented