Apple iPhone 5 sales tart today and long queues of people were seen outside stores waiting to get their hands on the most awaited phone.
Apple got record number of pre-orders of the iPhone 5 that topped two million in 24-hour time. This number not only exceeded the available initial supply but was more than the double amount of the record for the previous iPhone
4S that held the record for one million pre-orders.
So many customers waiting in line couldn't get though ordering their phones and decided to rather wait in line for a few hours than weeks to get their new iPhone.
Numerous stores opened sooner than their usual time to control the crowd. For their customers entertainment while they waited in line, Verizon placed a small, battery-powered speaker outside to play music.
The release of Apple's new phone got mixed responses, some saying it was a disappointment that Apple didn't bring anything new to the table while others simply said it's what they were expecting but for many it was 'the' phone and clearly the amount of pre-orders the iPhone 5 has received it shows how eagerly people have been waiting for the phone and that even this time Apple didn't disappoint it's customers.
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