Pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 6 and also 6 Plus began today in China, with sales from the nation’s three carriers striking one million systems, records Chinese publication Tencent (via Fortune). This number consists of orders processed by China’s major wireless carriers and also does not account for those orders accepted by Apple or the more compared to 6,000 resellers that additionally opened iPhone bookings today.
While pre-orders officially began on Friday, October 10th, Mandarin website JingDong began accepting iPhone 6 as well as 6 Plus bookings last week. In its very first week, the site processed additional compared to 9 million reservations, with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus virtually equally popular among customers.
Apple released its new iPhone models in September with sales reaching 10 million in the opening weekend. Demand for the brand-new iPhone models continues to be strong, with Apple apparently pressing back production of a rumored 12.9-inch iPad in order to boost the firm’s iPhone 6 Plus supply first.