“The iPhone 7 is not being released until Friday but the famous queues have already started outside some of the stores worldwide,” Jessica Duncan reports for The Daily Mail. “In Germany and America people are already setting up camps outside the stores on Kurfuerstendamm Boulevard in Berlin, and its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York despite there still being five days until its release.”
“According to Harvard Zhang on Twitter, an intern at Bloomberg News, the first man in the queue has been waiting since August 25 – long before the iPhone 7 was even unveiled and some people are even asking for fees to keep spots in the queue,” Duncan reports. “Would you pay over $3,000 or around £2,500 for a person to hold your spot in the queue?”
Some people would:
iPhone 7 line in NYC. Pls pay $300 for 13th spot+chair, end of queue. Pro line-sitter in 11th said it's a $3K+ job. pic.twitter.com/OVykKC1azU
— Harvard Zhang (@harvardzhang) September 10, 2016
Duncan reports, “There was doubt over whether long lines of people would appear this year following reports sales had peaked and the hype for Apple’s products were fading – but clearly this just isn’t the case.”
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