Apple Inc. today updated its vintage and obsolete products list, adding the iPhone 6 Plus to its vintage products, as it has been out of stock for more than five years.
The iPhone 6 Plus was released in September 2014 alongside the iPhone 6 and discontinued in September 2016 after the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 6 is not currently on the vintage products list because of its sales A little longer.
The iPhone 6 was available for purchase until September 2018, and for that reason, it will take another two years or so before it can be classified as a vintage item.
It’s worth mentioning that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were the first devices to offer Apple Pay support, and the first iPhones from Apple to offer multiple size options. Since the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has stuck to a multi-size release strategy.
Devices on the vintage products list are products that Apple has discontinued for more than five years but less than seven years old. By law, Apple provides service and parts for vintage products for up to seven years, but repairs require Subject to parts availability.
Apple stopped supporting software updates for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus back in 2019 with the launch of iOS 13.
About vintage products
Products are considered vintage when Apple stopped distributing them for sale more than 5 and less than 7 years ago.
For products purchased in France, see Statutory Warranties of Seller and Spare Parts. Owners of new iPhone or Mac notebook products purchased after December 31, 2020 in France, may obtain service and parts from Apple or Apple service providers for 7 years from the date the product model was last supplied by Apple for distribution into France.