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Apple iPhone 6S results in reduction in prices of older iPhones, including iPhone 6 Apple

Apple, which officially launched the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus on 9 September, has now effected a price cut on its older flagships. These handsets are the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 5S. The Cupertino-based company has also permanently terminated new supplies of its iPhone 5C as a result of the launch of its newer flagships.

New prices

Apple has updated its official estore with new prices, and according to this listing, the iPhone 6 is available for $99 under a two-year carrier contract, which represents a reduction of $100 from the original price tag of $199. Similarly, the 64GB edition of the iPhone 6 has also received a $100 reduction in price and is now available for purchase for $199 (£130).

Likewise, Apple's iPhone 6 Plus is also available for a $100 discount. The handsets can now be purchased at $199 (16GB) and $299 (64GB) respectively.

The other older Apple smartphone, iPhone 5S (16GB) is now available for $0 under a two-year wireless contract in the US. A 32GB edition of the smartphone can be purchased at $49 (£30). Carriers are even claiming to ship these devices across the United States for free.

Apple iPhone 6S

The newer iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus will be offered in Silver, Space Grey, Gold and Rose Gold variants. The smartphones will be open for pre-ordering from 12 September, with sales slated to begin from 25 September. Prices of Apple's new iPhones will start from $199 under two-year wireless contracts.