“Thousands of Apple users around the world lined up to get their hands on the new iPhone X that became available in major markets on Friday,” Saheli Roy Choudhury reports for CNBC.
“According to Apple, the handset was available Friday in more than 50 markets, including China, the U.S., the U.K., Singapore, Australia, India and Japan,” Choudhury reports. “CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Thursday that the iPhone X, from an order perspective, is ‘off to a very strong start.'”
“In the United States, some reportedly fought outside the San Francisco Apple Store to figure out who was first in line. Others used the hype around the iPhone X to make some fast cash by offering to stand in line for enthusiasts,” Choudhury reports. “A long line spanned around the block outside Apple’s flagship London store as people waited to get their hands on the iPhone X.”
— Mariel Myers (@producermariel) November 2, 2017
— Elizabeth Weise (@eweise) November 2, 2017
— Eli Blumenthal (@eliblumenthal) November 2, 2017
Boston Apple Store, 6 pm: people in line thru the night waiting for IPhone X delivery 📦 pic.twitter.com/lYuWorhzsD
— Alberto Forchielli (@Forchielli) November 2, 2017
— Arjun Kharpal (@ArjunKharpal) November 3, 2017
— Krithika Sriram (@kritssriram) November 2, 2017
Outside Apple on George St. now. Only a couple of mins after the launch. pic.twitter.com/izLwiltDUp
— Zach ✈️ WWDC (@zachsimone) November 2, 2017
— Sean Yokota (@seanyokota) November 2, 2017
— Yvette Tan (@Yvettweets) November 3, 2017
— Andrew Leyden (@PenguinSix) November 3, 2017
Already a block down from the Tokyo Ginza Apple Store and the line for iphoneX is still going https://t.co/OJDIEbp2ZN
— Elise Hu (@elisewho) November 2, 2017
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