New iPhone 6 to hit Israeli shelves on October 23

Anticipated new smartphones to be priced in Israel at NIS 3,500 for 16GB regular iPhone, while iPhone 6 Plus is set to go for NIS 4,200.

Apple's iPhone 6 (R) and iPhone 6 Plus. (photo credit: REUTERS)
Apple's iPhone 6 (R) and iPhone 6 Plus.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Apple announced on Sunday that its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones will be available for purchase in Israel on October 23.
The 16GB regular iPhone will be priced at NIS 3,500, and the iPhone 6 Plus, also 16GB, will go for NIS 4,200.
The phones have been on sale in the UK, Germany, US and Canada and other countries since September 19.
The iPhones will arrive in 36 additional countries and territories across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of this month, Apple said.
The phones will be made available in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, and India from October 17.
Other countries where the phones will be launched include, Czech Republic, Greenland, Poland, South Africa, Bahrain and Kuwait, making this the fastest rollout of iPhones, the company said.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays.
The new iPhones come with iOS 8, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features.
The models come in gold, silver or space gray.
Globes’ Tzachi Hoffman and Reuters contributed to this report.