iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launching in 36 more countries by October's end

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launching in 36 more countries by October's end

Latest worldwide schedule relased

With iPhone online orders still taking weeks to ship and Apple Store lines continuing to snake out the door, Apple is keeping iPhone fever alive. The company has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will launch in 36 more countries and territories by the end of October.

The international rollout will continue after the latest iPhones launch in China and India on October 17.

Here's the upcoming release schedule:

Friday, October 17: China, India, and Monaco

Thursday, October 23: Israel

Friday, October 24: Czech Republic, French West Indies, Greenland, Malta, Poland, Reunion Island, and South Africa

Thursday, October 30: Bahrain and Kuwait

Friday, October 31: Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Guam, Hungary, Iceland, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, South Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Thailand

It's unclear if preorders will be available, but Apple encourages customers to check the Apple Online Store and with their local carriers about shipment and availability.

Currently, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are available in 33 countries and territories:

United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.

Apple notes that this is the fastest worldwide iPhone rollout the company has ever done - by the end of October, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be available in 69 countries and territories, with a total of 115 countries planned by the end of the 2014.

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