“When the next Apple iPhone will debut and what features it will have remain rumors, but for some iPhone customers, that’s merely a technicality,” Katie Little and Mary Catherine Wellons report for CNBC.
“Some people are already placing orders for the rumored iPhone 6 and standing in line at the company’s flagship location in New York City with sleeping bags and chairs to wait out the launch,” Little and Wellons report. “‘We wanted to beat the record, which had been 18 days,’ said Brian Ceballo, who arrived at Apple’s NYC flagship Sunday to wait.”
“While Apple has not said when the next iPhone would go on sale, it is widely expected to be unveiled at an event on Sept. 9,” Little and Wellons report. “Robert Samuel, founder and owner of professional line-waiting service S.O.L.D. or Same Ole Line Dudes, already has orders for seven iPhone 6s and one inquiry from an iPhone re-seller despite the uncertainty… Based on previous launches, Samuel estimates the iPhone 6 will be available Sept. 19. He’s already instructed employees interested in waiting for the device to block off their schedules for the date.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Only Apple.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]