Massive crowd greets Apple iPhone 4 in China (with video)

“Apple launched its iPhone 4 in China Saturday morning, attracting a massive crowd of people to one of the company’s new stores in Beijing,” Michael Kan reports for IDG News Service.

“More than 1,000 people lined up outside Xidan Joy City shopping mall, where one of two new Apple stores opened in China Saturday. Some customers waited as long as two days to get their hands on one of the phones,” Kan reports. “Those who waited the longest were allowed to sleep overnight in the shopping mall’s hallway. While they waited in line Saturday morning, a few draped blankets around their bodies as others played cards or took photos of the large crowd with their cell phones.”

Kan reports, “But those in line said it was well worth it. ‘It’s like waiting in line to see a movie star,’ said 26-year-old Sun Jian Kuan, who is a systems engineer. ‘No phone can best the iPhone.'”

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