“Apple Inc. (AAPL) attracted long lines of shoppers today for the global debut of its latest iPhones, the company’s biggest product introduction this year.,” Adam Satariano reports for Bloomberg News. “In New York, customers lined up around the block to get into Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue store, while in Munich about 2,000 gathered to buy the new iPhone 5s and 5c, and in London the waiting crowd stretched about a mile.”

“The iPhone 5s and 5c went on sale today in U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K.,” Satariano reports. “It’s the first time Apple rolled out its flagship product for sale in China on the same day as elsewhere, abandoning the usual three-month delay, as the company seeks to lure new customers in the world’s largest mobile-phone market.”

“While the 5s is also available in black and white versions, the gold model emerged as the hottest seller. AT&T Inc., Sprint Corp., T-Mobile US Inc. and Verizon Wireless won’t be able to ship gold iPhones until October, while the others are available this month, Apple said on its website. Gold and white were sold out at the Grand Central store in New York,” Satariano reports. “Whether the Cupertino, California-based company can surpass the record 5 million smartphones sold during last year’s iPhone debut depends on whether there is enough supply of the feature-rich iPhone 5s… Natalie Kerris, a spokeswoman for Apple, said demand for the new iPhones was ‘incredible’ and that they were sold out or in limited supply at some stores.”

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