“BTIG Analyst Walter Piecyk tweeted an image on Friday of about ten people in line waiting for the device,” AppleInsider reports. “Likewise, TechCrunch reports that its own intern saw a small line outside of a New York T-Mobile Store.”
“AppleInsider‘s calls to a number of T-Mobile stores were unable to get an exact figure for the number of iPhone 5 units sent out, with one attendant saying only that “we have quite a few in both colors.” Multiple T-Mobile retail outlets contacted, though, did verify that they saw small lines outside their locations before opening, and some reported a “full store” some time after opening for business hours,” AppleInsider reports. “Internal documents obtained by TmoNews revealed that T-Mobile had prepped more than 240,000 iPhone 5 units for dispersal to company-owned retail stores for sale on Friday.”
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