“Across the country and overseas, small groups of potential iPhone 5 buyers have begun to form lines outside of Apple Stores,” Greg Sandoval reports for CNET.

“Employees at Apple Stores in Chicago; Palo Alto, Calif.; and Southlake, Texas; confirmed that people began waiting outside their stores starting today. People are also waiting for the iPhone 5 to go on sale in Sydney, Australia,” Sandoval reports. “That’s all well and good, but talk about Johnny Come Lately. Some of the line sitters at Apple’s 5th Avenue store in Manhattan have been in line since Thursday.”

Sandoval reports, “So far, all the signs indicate that Apple is going to sell an unprecedented number of phones.”

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