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Apple moved iPhone launches from summer to fall in current years, however something has actually otherwise remained constant: Consumers always line up around the block on a Friday, however that could be changing this year.
MacRumors today reported that Apple could be planning to disclose the honest iPhone 6 at a media event on Tuesday, September 16, but has actually tentatively surveyed October 14 for the actual on-sale date – most likely for the US and other first-world nations, a minimum of.
According to an unnamed source going to a recent ‘internal Apple Retailer meeting,’ a senior Store Leader obviously mentioned how that certain day would be an ‘immense’ one for the company, whose brick-and-mortar stores are expected to be hectic all month long.
The report has raised eyebrows in numerous circles, thinking about every Apple iPhone launch since the first-generation handset in 2007 has actually taken place on a Friday, yet October 14 very plainly landeds on a Tuesday this year.
Enough for everyone?
The just description offered by the source for exchanging the day of the week was ‘high client demand,’ which seems to be encouraging Apple to ramp up iPhone 6 production to unprecedented levels in order to keep ‘an adequate supply’ offered.
A different report earlier this month laid out strategies for a mid-September Apple event to take the wraps off iPhone 6 and iOS 8, with a 2nd occasion penciled onto the calendar in October to reveal the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac and iPad product refreshes and possibly even a launch for the mythical iWatch.
In current weeks, contrasting reports have actually questioned Apple’s readiness to launch 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models of iPhone 6 at the exact same time, with numerous reports claiming the bigger device could be held up by continuous manufacturing issues.
With summer swiftly winding to a close (already!), Apple watchers won’t have much longer to wait for main verification from Cupertino on when they can start lining up to buy the shiniest, most recent toys on the block.