iPhone 6s and 6 Plus UAE release date

Find out when the iPhone 6s and 6 Plus will be available in the UAE release date as well as what improved features are on offer

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

The latest iPhone will be released in the United Arab Emirates in less than two weeks.

If you’ve pre-ordered the new mobiles from Apple you can expect on October 10 if you’re based in the UAE – one day after many places in Europe as well as the Maldives and Taiwan.

On offer are the iPhones 6s and 6s Plus, which is being sold on its Multi-Touch interface with 3D Touch. It lets owners “do essential things more quickly and simply”.

The new models – which will finally be released in Indian Malaysia and Turkey six days after the UAE – claims to offer great battery life as well as some other cool features.

Live Photos, 3D Touch, 12-megapixel iSight camera, 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash and it’s powered by the Apple-designed A9 chip, “the most advanced chip ever in a smartphone, delivering faster performance”.

Unsurprisingly, sales have been through the roof as people around the world are eager to get their hands on it.

“Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook said. “Customers’ feedback is incredible and they are loving 3D Touch and Live Photos, and we can’t wait to bring iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to customers in even more countries on October 9.”

Worried about buying the new model because you’re prone to dropping your phone? The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are designed with the strongest glass on any smartphone and it uses 7000 series aluminum, the same alloy used in the aerospace industry.

Now available in rose gold – as well as the usual gold, silver and space grey - it uses iOS 9, said to bring more intelligence powerful search and improved Siri features.

Perhaps a good reason to upgrade for those who hate having to delete loads of photographs before they update, the new version software requires less space to install.

The suggested retail price is Dhs2,599 for the iPhone 6s 16GB model is Dhs2,999 for the 64GB model and Dhs3,399 for the 128GB model. iPhone 6s Plus will be available for a suggested retail price of Dhs2,999 for the 16GB model, Dhs3,399 for the 64GB model and Dhs3,799 for the 128GB model.

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