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Apple halts iPhone 6S pre-orders

September 23, 2015, 2:00 PM UTC
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Philip "Phil" Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple Inc., speaks about the Apple Inc. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus smartphones during an Apple product announcement in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. Apple Inc. introduced a larger iPad with a 12.9-inch screen, designed to attract business users and jump-start demand for its tablets. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Photograph by David Paul Morris — Bloomberg via Getty Images

If you try to preorder an iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, reports The Loop’s Dave Mark, you’ll be greeted with this message:

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It’s not that the phone is “sold-out,” as Mark suggests. It’s more likely that there were a finite number of reservation slots, and those have been filled.

See also: Apple iPhone 6S pre-orders up more than 30% at T-Mobile

 

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