Over 13 million iPhone 6S, 6S Plus units sold in first weekend, Apple says

Apple says it set a new sales record over the weekend, after selling over 13 million units of its new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus smartphones.

“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in a press release.

“… We can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on Oct. 9.”

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Last year, Apple sold 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units in the first weekend of sales.

The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus officially went on sale Friday in Canada, the U.S., Australia, China and a handful of other countries. The new phones will be available in 36 other countries Oct. 9.

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iPhones make up roughly two-thirds of the tech giant’s revenue.

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