MOSCOW, 12 Sep — PRIME. The AirPods Pro 2 headphones and the new Apple Watch models presented by Apple in early September will appear in Russia in October, just like the iPhone 14, Wildberries press service told RIA Novosti.
“We expect a guarantee from Wildberries in early October. Prices will be announced later,” the company said in response to a question about when the new AirPods and Apple Watch are expected to arrive. Speaking about smartphones, the press service clarified that “the new iPhone 14 models will go on sale after they arrive in Russia, in early October.”
The retailer M.Video-Eldorado announced that it had opened pre-orders for Watch Series 8 and Watch SE smart watches, as well as headphones. At the end of August, the launch of pre-orders for new iPhone 14 models was also announced. The company clarified that the models fully comply with Russian legislation and have warranty support. At the same time, delivery times, in addition to logistics processes and the speed of passing the necessary customs procedures, will depend, among other things, on the location of the recipient and the availability of certain models.
In addition, on the Ozon and Yandex Market marketplaces, users have the option to subscribe to notifications about the arrival of interesting new products on online platforms.
Earlier, on September 7, Apple introduced the basic iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus with a larger screen. The company also presented other new products. In particular, three models of Apple Watch – 8, the second generation of the simplified SE and the all-new Ultra, as well as the second generation of AirPods Pro headphones.
After that, Eldar Murtazin, a leading analyst at Mobile Research Group, told RIA Novosti that sales of the iPhone 14 in Russia through parallel imports will begin in early October, although these models will appear on the gray market in the country a day after the start of official sales in Europe, but in any case, all these smartphones will cost more than their standard prices abroad.