The iPhone 6 will be released on 19th September

Apple has just announced that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale in the US and eight other territories on 19th September. There isn’t word on which territories these are, but presumably the UK will be one of them.

Pre-orders open this Friday, 12th September.

Want to read more? Here’s our coverage of the recent Apple announcements, including everything you need to know about the iPhone 6, everything you need to know about Apple’s ‘phablet’, the iPhone 6 Plus, and everything you need to know about the Apple Watch.

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Tom Pritchard