How to buy the new iPhone 6

Now that the Apple iPhone 6 has landed, here's how you can get your hot little hands on this hot piece of tech!

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were both released on the 19th of September 2014 with more than a fair few Apple fans flocking to stores to be the first to get their hands on it. We can't blame them, to be honest, as it does look pretty slick.

If you didn't manage to get out of work that morning, or if you've decided to wait until now to buy the new iPhone 6, then here's handy guide on how you can own the new iPhone, too.

How can I buy the new iPhone 6?

Both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are now available for purchase! Naturally, your first port of call to nab yourself the iPhone 6 will be your local Apple Store. But why go to the trouble of walking into a store and battling the crowds when you can purchase one online... and have it delivered for free, too? By buying direct from Apple, you'll not only get all your warranty and genuine article assurance, you'll also be able to purchase your phone outright and unlocked so you can decide which carrier and plan you subscribe to.

iPhone 6 (unlocked) - 16GB from Apple

Buy the new Apple iPhone 6 (16GB) unlocked and get it delivered for free. Choose from silver, gold, or space grey.

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iPhone 6 (unlocked) - 64GB from Apple

For those who believe that 16GB is not enough, there's the Apple iPhone 6 (64GB). You can buy it unlocked and get it delivered for free. Available in silver, gold, or space grey.

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iPhone 6 (unlocked) - 128GB from Apple

Need more memory? Why not buy the Apple iPhone 6 (128GB) unlocked. Choose between silver, gold, and space grey and get the lot delivered to your door absolutely free!

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How else can I buy the new iPhone 6?

If you'd prefer to purchase your iPhone 6 on a plan with a chosen carrier, then these phone carriers and retailers are currently selling both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus online with some pretty sweet plans attached:

Buy the iPhone 6 from Vodafone from Vodafone

Purchase the iPhone 6 16GB from Vodafone for $74 per month over 24 months.

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Register to buy the iPhone 6 from Kogan

Subscribe here to be alerted when the iPhone 6 is back in stock and available for purchase. Click on the model you want to buy, and you'll be prompted to leave your details so you're the first to know when it's back in stock.

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How much does the iPhone 6 cost?

Great question! Tech never comes cheap and it’s good to know how much you’ll need in your account to make this purchase. The price of your iPhone 6 will vary depending on how much data you require and what model you wish to purchase. Here’s a table of prices for your convenience:

iPhone 6 (4.7-inch display)iPhone 6 Plus (5.5-inch display)

What iPhone 6 phone plans are out there?

A great way to make the most of your new iPhone 6 is by purchasing it on plan. Before you commit to a plan, it's always good to shop around and see what your options are because you never know what deals are out there that you can jump on and make the most out of. All of the major phone carriers (Telstra, Optus, Vodafone) are offering plans for the various versions of the iPhone 6, and you can choose between 12 and 24 month plans, as well as 500MB or 5000MB data plans.

Apple iPhone 6 Plans Comparison

How to buy the Apple iPhone 6 outright

If you'd prefer to purchase the iPhone 6 outright, there are a number of phone retailers (e.g. Kogan, DWI) selling the iPhone 6 unlocked, and a number of phone carriers (e.g. Amaysim) offering iPhone 6 compatible SIMs and plans so that you don't have to be locked in for longer than you like. They're definitely worth checking out if you're not so sold on the 12-month+ long commitment idea.

amaysim UNLIMITED from amaysim

Buy amaysim's UNLIMITED plan for $44.90 per month. This is ideal for people who use their phone a lot.

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amaysim AS YOU GO from amaysim

Buy amayim's AS YOU GO plan, and pay for only what you use. This is ideal for people who don't use their phone that often.

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amaysim FLEXI from amaysim

Buy amaysim's FLEXI plan for $19.90 per month. This is ideal for people who use their phone quite a bit, but don't use data all that often. If you do use data for web browsing and apps, you'd be better off with the UNLIMITED plan.

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30% off UNLIMITED calls and text – 2GB

30% off UNLIMITED calls and text with 2GB data. New customers only, limited availability.

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amaysim - Free Delivery

When you order your amaysim SIM Card online you'll get to choose between three free delivery options.

Buy an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus case

Once you’ve secured your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus you’ll want to ensure it stays protected from that ‘screen break’ curse for as long as possible. Apple has released a series of colourful premium leather and silicone cases that wrap around the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus snugly so ensure your phone is well cared for (and looking stylishly bright, too).

iPhone 6 Leather Case from Apple

The leather is dye-infused with your choice of five different colours, and the premium leather is as luxurious as it gets. ($59)

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iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case from Apple

Identical to the iPhone 6 leather cases, only this one will fit snugly around the larger model. ($65)

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iPhone 6 Silicone Case from Apple

The silicone case feels silky smooth underhand, and comes in six bright colours. ($45)

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iPhone 6 Plus Silicone Case from Apple

Identical to the iPhone 6 silicone cases, but built to fit the iPhone 6 Plus. ($49)

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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