Apple Now Taking Pre-Orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Through U.S. Online Store [Updated]

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Three hours after it began taking pre-orders via the Apple Store app, Apple has now begun taking pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus through its official U.S. online store. Currently, all iPhone 6 models are showing a delivery date of September 19, while all iPhone 6 Plus models are estimated to ship in 7-10 business days.


    Apple's online store comes back online as many users experienced technical problems while attempting to pre-order both models on the Apple Store app. Several U.S. carriers including AT&T and Verizon have also been experiencing problems with pre-orders, with both of their respective sites crashing for many users. Those interested in buying an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus directly from Apple's website should do so soon, as supplies will likely run out over the next few hours.

    The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be available in stores beginning next Friday, September 19. The smaller 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is offered in 16, 64, and 128 GB capacities for $199, 299, and $399, respectively, with a two-year contract. Contract-free pricing for the device also begins at $649. Meanwhile, the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus is available in 16, 64, and 128 GB storage capacities for $299, $399 and $499, respectively, with a two-year contract. Contract free pricing for the larger device begins at $749.

    Update 3:20 AM: Some iPhone 6 Plus models are now showing an estimated ship date of 3-4 weeks. All iPhone 6 models remain available.

    Article Link: Apple Now Taking Pre-Orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Through U.S. Online Store [Updated]
  2. Locoboof, Sep 12, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2014

    Locoboof macrumors 65816


    Jun 8, 2008
    Bay Area,Cali
    After 3 hours of being down!!! That was total BS!

  3. pomexable macrumors newbie

    Sep 10, 2014
    Yay! Let the preorder begin! ;)

    What a total fail...
  4. BoneDoc macrumors newbie

    Oct 20, 2013
    I can't wait to see what record they will set this time around :)
  5. Mashurrab macrumors regular

    May 30, 2014
    Pre ordering for us will be on 27/9

    I will pre order the minutes it is available
  6. iWallace26 macrumors regular

    Mar 7, 2012
    i can't choose att next option I'm a new customer
  7. Caliber26 macrumors 68000


    Sep 25, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    I can't wait to see the Samsung commercial later this morning.
  8. diddl14 macrumors 6502a


    Aug 10, 2009
    Thank god it didn't come back showing Chinese..
  9. gatortpk macrumors 6502

    Nov 25, 2003
    Melbourne, FL

    I already ordered 3 hours and 1 minute ago through before 12 AM PDT! But Shipping for the iPhone 6 Plus was always 14-21 business day shipping, now finally moved to 21-28 day shipping.

    I should have waited 3 HOURS and order through the Apple Store because it's still 7-10 business days for shipping! I did reserve one using the Apple Store App on my iPhone a couple hours ago and I can confirm the order within 24 hours of getting an email. I just would have to cancel my AT&T order. I don't think I can do that, but I can refuse the delivery when it finally comes after I get the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple. Though that would be messy to clean up my AT&T account.
  10. Kris404 macrumors member


    Jul 16, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
  11. ZipZap macrumors 603

    Dec 14, 2007
    This thread is inaccurate. has been taking orders for 3+ hours.

    I got mine in at 310 am et
  12. ChrisLaynes, Sep 12, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2014

    ChrisLaynes macrumors newbie

    Sep 12, 2014
    It took a while, but i was able to order an iPhone 6 Plus 128gb in Space Gray thru the Apple Store app on my iPhone 5. Delivery Oct 1-6.

    All the 128GB 6 plus models showed delivery of 7 to 10 days (Oct 1 thru 6). All the 128GB 6 models were showing delivery date of 9/19.

    Store pickup was Unavailable for 9/19 from ANY of the stores in the San Francisco Bay Area for the 6 Plus 128gb models. :/
  13. Godfadr macrumors newbie


    Jun 8, 2009
    Hope the iWatch keeps better time :)

    Maybe Apple forget to set their time zone settings?
  14. marcr1230 macrumors newbie

    Feb 11, 2010
    I got a tmobile 128 6+ , 7-10 days delivery thru the apple web site
    The 6 was available for delivery sept 19
  15. jdphoto macrumors 6502


    Jan 13, 2014
    Overslept my alarm and woke up at 4:45 CST, scrambled to my computer at just the right time apparently. Was able to order 2 iPhone 6's from the first batch!
  16. Jsameds macrumors 68040

    Apr 22, 2008
    Can't wait to see how the "poor" 8MP camera fares against the rest of the market who all appear to be in a megapixel race with each other.
  17. pixpixpix macrumors regular

    Apr 19, 2005
    ATT Premier

    Ordered without a hitch at 3:03am, iPhone 6 with 9/19 delivery.

    Much easier than last year
  18. JKarnsy macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2013
    Now...Now I Can Finally Sleeeeeeeeeeeeeoregjbn
  19. Locoboof macrumors 65816


    Jun 8, 2008
    Bay Area,Cali
  20. Bodie CI5 macrumors regular

    Bodie CI5

    Apr 22, 2014
    Ok, now this killed me :D
  21. KPOM macrumors G5

    Oct 23, 2010
    I ordered through the app at 1:10pdt through AT&T Next, but was finally able to get through to the site around 2:30pdt and order a T-Mobile version. Both supposedly deliver on 9/19. iPhone 6 64GB. Hopefully that means supplies of the regular iPhone 6 are plentiful next week!
  22. jayducharme macrumors 68040


    Jun 22, 2006
    The thick of it
    Maybe Apple should have designed their site with iWeb.
  23. bushido Suspended


    Mar 26, 2008
    looks like no one cares about the 6 over here.

    the 6 plus however is already at 4 weeks delivery
  24. KPOM macrumors G5

    Oct 23, 2010
    I was given that option but elected to have it shipped. No need to wait in line.
  25. neuropsychguy macrumors 65816


    Sep 29, 2008
    Considering that the 5s camera is still considered the best of what's out there (from Android phones), the 6 will be better still.

    The S5 and LG G3 and others have great cameras but the reviews generally state that the 5s produces the most consistently good photos.

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