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How to Get an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus if You Live Outside the US

Apple just unveiled the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. They officially go on sale September 25 in the US and a few other countries. (See how much an iPhone costs around the world).

Live outside of the United States but want to buy a new iPhone? No problem! Here’s how you can buy an iPhone 6s/6s Plus from the US for cheap:

Why Should I Buy an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus Online from the USA? (Hint: Get It Faster & It’s Cheaper!)

It can be expensive when you buy an iPhone overseas. Even when you add in international shipping costs, it’s often still a lot cheaper to buy an iPhone straight from the US.

Check out the pricing grid below to see how much you can save (remember, these prices don’t even include your country’s taxes or markups stores add on, which can add on anywhere from $75-$450+ USD).

iPhone costs in countries where they’re first being released:

Three column chart listing prices of iPhones in different countries

iPhone 6s & 6s Plus FAQ

In what countries can you buy an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus?

On 25 September 2015, they go on sale in:

By the end of 2015, 130+ other countries will have them (but remember it’s usually a lot cheaper to buy them from the US and ship them overseas rather than buy them direct from a store in another country).

How Do I Buy an Unlocked iPhone?

Have more questions about buying an unlocked iPhone 6? USA today wrote a detailed article that will help you out.

In what colors can I get the new iPhone?

The 6s and 6s Plus come in:

  • Rose gold with a white bezel (NEW) It’s similar to the Apple Watch Edition in rose gold but not as pricey because it’s made of aluminum alloy.
  • Space gray with black bezel
  • Gold with white bezel
  • Silver with white bezel

So what’s new with the iPhone 6s & 6s Plus?

Some of the best features with these new phones include:

  • Much better camera: 12 megapixel images (versus 8 on the previous generation phone) and a better flash for clearer low-light selfies
  • Ability for “live photos”: It captures 1.5 seconds before and after an image is taken so you can get a mini video of your moment
  • Video: Better optical image stabilization
  • Upgraded processor and increased battery life
  • 3D Touch: Take action or access shortcuts based on the amount of pressure you put on the screen
  • “Peek and Pop”: Ability to peek at messages and emails in the Mail app and preview links, versus fully opening them. If you want to open them, just quickly “pop” it open.
  • Fun built-in traveling and fitness tools (an accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer and compass)
  • Stronger aluminum and glass to prevent bending and breakage (aerospace-grade aluminum alloy and “the strongest cover glass used on any smartphone in the world” according to Apple)
  • New rose gold color

Super Shopper Tip: Now is a Great Time to Buy Older Model iPhones (Huge Discounts at Amazon)

Looking for cheap unlocked iPhones? Now that the iPhone 6s has been released, iPhone 5s and older are available for deep discount on Amazon.


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