Apple today updated its list of vintage and obsolete products to add the iPhone 6 Plus, as it has been more than five years since the device was offered for sale.

The ‌iPhone‌ 6 Plus was first released in September 2014 alongside the ‌iPhone‌ 6, and it was discontinued in September 2016 after the launch of the ‌iPhone‌ 7 and ‌iPhone‌ 7 Plus. The sister phone of the ‌iPhone‌ 6 Plus, the ‌iPhone‌ 6, is not on the vintage list at the moment because it was available for sale for a longer period.

Apple relaunched the ‌iPhone‌ 6 in 2017 as a mid-range ‌iPhone‌, and it was available for purchase until September 2018, so for that reason it will still be around two years before it is designated as a vintage product.

The ‌iPhone‌ 6 and 6 Plus were notable for being the first devices to offer Apple Pay support and for marking the first year that Apple offered the ‌iPhone‌ in multiple size options. Apple has continued its multi-size publishing strategy since the launch of the ‌iPhone‌ 6 and 6 Plus.

The vintage product list includes devices that Apple stopped distributing for sale more than five years ago and less than seven years ago. Apple provides service and parts for vintage devices up to 7 years old, or as required by law, but repairs are subject to parts availability.

Apple stopped supporting the ‌iPhone‌ 6 and 6 Plus with software updates in 2019 with the launch of iOS 13.

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