Following the bizarre re-launch of the iPhone 6 in a 32GB mannequin in China earlier this month, Apple now seems to have expanded gross sales of the “new” 2017 iPhone 6 mannequin to Belarus, AppleInsider stories. Belarusian Apple reseller i-Retailer is at the moment taking orders for the system, which is priced at 999 rubles (~$520) and solely obtainable in Area Grey. Very similar to its launch in Asia, the system is recognized as “iPhone 6 (2017)” and is in a previously-unavailable 32GB capability, making it clear that Apple has begun manufacturing restricted portions of the older mannequin in a brand new capability, seemingly focused on the market as an entry-level mannequin in rising markets. The 2017 iPhone 6 in any other case has the identical specs because the 2014 mannequin, however will run iOS 10 out of the field.
The 32GB iPhone 6 is notably being bought for lower than the worth of comparable fashions in Belarus, the place refurbished entry-level iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s fashions look like frequently priced at 1,200 rubles (~$625) and up. As with gross sales in China and Taiwan, this particular iPhone 6 mannequin is simply being bought by particular retailers, and never by any of Apple’s personal retail channels, though it’s additionally price noting that Apple has no retail presence in Belarus.