iPhone 6 Pre-orders starts at $500 And Will Be Available 6 Weeks After Launch

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By Patricia Marie Tayson | August 14, 2014 10:11 AM EST

Lux line of gold, platinum, and diamond encrusted versions of the iPhone are available for pre-orders on the luxury retailer Brikk website. The said website listed different variants of the new iPhone and is accepting pre-orders starting at $500.

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Apple's new iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple shop in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district in this September 20, 2013 file photo. As the smartphone action shifts to the mass market, leaders Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc are under pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to revive sales. And that may spell trouble for already-softening margins. To match Analysis SAMSUNG-ELEC/SMARTPHONES REUTERS/Yuya Shino/Files

Customers can also order either a black or a white iPhone 6 that's finished with a 24K yellow or pink gold and platinum. The iPhone 6 with 1.08 carats of diamond logo is available as well. These phones ranges from $4,495 to $8,795 and will start to ship 6 weeks after iPhone 6 has been announced.

According to GSM Arena, the customer has to deposit at least $500 to secure an iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch display and 128GB of internal storage,. The deliveries are expected to start 3-4 weeks after iPhone 6 has been officially launched.

iPhone 6 is expected to come in a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch model but currently, Brikk only offers the 4.7-inch iPhone. The company is set to ship the devices 3-4 weeks after the official announcement, packaged in a custom metal box with a user and all the standard accessories that comes with the device.

The Lux iPhone 6 by Brikk comes with a diamond embedded certificate of authenticity and an exclusive 1-year warranty, according to the website.

Each piece is said to be disassembled inside Brikks state of the art laboratory in LA by a team of highly skilled engineers. It is hand polished, prepared and plated with 5 layers of diverse metals before the final plating in either two layers of gold or platinum. The diamonds are set with a microscope in a custom made machined bezel. Then, each piece is reassembled and tested before shipping it to the customers.

No final specifications of the iPhone 6 was available on the Brikk website and according to Brikk, the final specifications will be based on Apple's final announcement.

"Specifications, images and information cannot be guaranteed and is subject to change based on the actual release of iPhone 6 by Apple Corporation," according to Brikk.

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Apple's new iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple shop in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district in this September 20, 2013 file photo. As the smartphone action shifts to the mass market, leaders Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc are under pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to revive sales. And that may spell trouble for already-softening margins. To match Analysis SAMSUNG-ELEC/SMARTPHONES REUTERS/Yuya Shino/Files
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