“The first iPhone 4S deliveries have already started arriving in customers’ hands,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.

“Several German customers have received their new phones several days before the official launch,” Kim reports. “The iPhone 4S officially goes on sale on Friday, October 14th with pre-orders scheduled to be arriving on the same day.”

Kim reports, “At this point, if you haven’t pre-ordered a device, the only way to get the iPhone 4S on launch day will be to stand in line at a local retail store.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Andrew W." for the heads up.]