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The Summit invites shoppers to line up early and enter to win a free $200 gift card to Apple


iphone6-select-2014-390x500-8689754-6632378With the demand for the new iPhones exceeding the initial pre-order supply, The Summit is inviting shoppers to line up at the Apple retail store doors starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, for the much anticipated Friday release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple announced the release of the next-generation iPhones, which are expected to feature larger displays of 4.7 and 5.5 inches and run speedy new A8 processors, last Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The Apple retail store at The Summit will open its doors Friday at 8 a.m. to shoppers.

Apple lovers are encouraged to visit The Summit and join other fans who share the same enthusiasm for the brand. There are limited quantities available in the store, and shoppers wishing to purchase the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be served on a first come, first served basis. All staff will be on hand.

The Summit location is the only Apple Store located in northern Nevada. The next closest Apple retail store is located in Roseville, Calif., more than 100 miles away from the Reno area.

To celebrate the release, The Summit will be giving away a free $200 gift card to the Apple retail store. As early as Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 8:30 a.m., customers can enter to win the gift card inside the Guest Services Office right next to Savvy Boutique, just down the steps from the Apple store. The Prize will be awarded at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, before the Apple retail store opens.

“Customers who wait in line will also be offered refreshments and random prizes and gifts from The Summit,” said Dan Davis, marketing manager at The Summit. “More than 30 gift cards will also be handed out at random to customers waiting, and the $200 gift card to the Apple store can definitely be used towards a new iPhone 6.”

According to Apple, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest advancements in iPhone history, featuring two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina® HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use.

Apple touts that both models are better in every way and include: 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays; the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for faster performance and power efficiency; advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras; ultrafast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay, an easy way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger (Apple Pay will be available to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus customers in the US as a free update to iOS 8 this October).

The new iPhones include iOS 8, the biggest release since the App Store, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, predictive typing for Apple’s QuickType keyboard and Family Sharing. iOS 8 also includes the new Health app, giving you a clear overview of your health and fitness data and iCloud Drive, so you can store files and access them from anywhere.

Every customer who buys an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus at an Apple retail store will be offered free Personal Setup to help them customize their iPhone by setting up email, showing them new apps from the App Store and more, so they’ll be up and running with their new iPhone before they leave the store.

iPhone 6 comes in gold, silver or space gray, and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model, $299 (US) for the 64GB model and, for the first time, a new 128GB model for $399 (US) with a two-year contract.

iPhone 6 Plus comes in gold, silver or space gray, and will be available in the US for a suggested retail price of $299 for the 16GB model, $399 for the 64GB model and $499 for the new 128GB model with a two-year contract.

SOURCE: The Summit.

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