Today, Apple updated its list of vintage and obsolete products, with the iPhone 6 officially listed as “vintage products” after more than five years of discontinuation. In February of this year, the iPhone 6 Plus was added to the list of obsolete products.

As a result, the first-generation iPhone 6 series officially announced its retirement. It is understood that Apple will include products that have been discontinued for five years and less than seven years in the “antique products” list, and Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers will provide up to two years of repair services (depending on parts inventory). Products that have been discontinued for more than 7 years are considered “obsolete products” and Apple no longer provides repair services.

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In September 2014, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were released. The following year, the iPhone 6s was launched, and the iPhone 6 was sold at a reduced price. In 2016, the iPhone 7 was released and the iPhone 6 was discontinued. In 2017, the iPhone 6 was relaunched as a low-cost iPhone in some countries and regions and continued to be sold until September 2018.

According to statistics, the overall sales of the iPhone 6 series reached 230 million units, becoming a myth in the history of Apple’s mobile phone sales (subsequently surpassed by the 250 million units of the iPhone 11 series), and it is the most popular generation of iPhones in China. The iPhone 6 series is Apple’s first mobile phone to “compromise” with consumers and follow Android to start making large and small screens, thus ushering in the era of large-screen iPhones. It was also the first phone to support Apple Pay.

Along with the iPhone 6, the 2015 iPod nano and the new version of the 2015 fourth-generation iPod shuffle, which were discontinued for five years, and the 2012 iPod nano 7, the fifth-generation iPod, were discontinued for seven years. touch and 2012 fourth generation iPod shuffle.



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