Apple unveiled a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus during its media event today at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California. Company confirmed during the event that its latest smartphone crop will go on sale in the USA on Friday, September 19.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are offered in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options. Apple has completely dropped the 32GB storage option from its new iPhones lineup. Below you can find the detailed pricing and availability details of both iPhone models.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Price
The base model with 16GB storage capacity of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 carries a price tag of $199, while the bigger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 with a $100 premium. And yes, these are the subsidized prices available to buyers interested in a tow-year contract with Apple’s wireless carrier partner. Pricing announced during the event for all variants of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 is as follows:
iPhone 6 is priced at $199/$299/$399 for the 16/64/128GB models, with two-year contract. The iPhone 6 Plus will cost you $299/$399/$499 for 16/64/128 GB storage options respectively, on contract.
Apple has dropped iPhone 5s price down to $99, while 8GB iPhone 5c goes free, both on contract. Apple has not announced contract-free, unlocked iPhone 6 models pricing.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Availability
Pre-order for both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will begin this Friday, September 12 and the devices are scheduled to ship on Friday, September 19.
Apple plans on making both models of iPhone 6 available in as many as 115 countries by the end of 2014.
Apple has also announced to release iOS 8 final version to general public on September 17. iOS 8 will support iPhone 4s or later, iPad 2 or later, and iPod Touch 5g.