iPhone 4 Released With Hundreds-Long Lines
June 24, 2010
(ChattahBox) – The iPhone 4 has been released in the U.S., Japan, U.K., France, and Germany, and the hype that we saw for months on end has led to a practical army of salivating Apple lovers banging down the doors of every store selling the gadget.
PCWorld reported lines of hundreds standing outside of stores in cities from New York, Boston, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Berlin. In some cities (such as Tokyo and New York), customers waited in line for days to be the first to get their hands on the iPhone 4, which is an obsession that rivals only the Star Wars geeks that lined up for Episodes 1 and 2.
Hopefully the iPhone 4 will have been worth the wait, rather than a crushing disappointment, like those two movies.
The upgrades are a huge source of excitement for iPhone users, who cite everything from the slimmer look of the case, to the updated software, as the reason they waited through the night.
The iPhone is priced in the U.S as $199 for the 16GB and $299 for the 32GB, both with two year data plan contracts with AT&T.