“Dawn had broken by the time I made it to Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue store Friday morning. The barricades were already in place, and the crowd of would-be customers had filled Apple Plaza and circled the block,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt report for Fortune.
“I started a head count at 7:00 a.m. and 10 minutes later reached 1,068 at the end of the line, half-way up 58th Street,” P.E.D. reports. “That’s 50% more than the 710 I counted at the same time last year for the iPhone 5 launch, which itself was 52% higher than the line for the 4S.”
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