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Bryan M. Wolfe
| September 21, 2012
It's iPhone 5 Launch Day: Lines Are Long, People Are Excited And We Can't Wait
The iPhone 5 finally arrives in nine countries beginning at 8 a.m. local time. As such, lines have begun to form across the globe. Here are some photos of folks waiting. During the day we will update this post with photos of our own AppAdvice staff in lines. In fact, we'd like your help too. We want to know where you're at this happy iPhone day! If you would like to send us a photo, or let us know where you are standing in line, please use the comments below. Click on the “+ Image” link to upload photos. [caption id="attachment_340463" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento (Credit: Lory Gil)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_340421" align="aligncenter" width="617"] Wow, here are the people (Credit: Heather Blansett)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_340394" align="aligncenter" width="492"] Yes! (Credit: Heather Blansett, AppAdvice)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_340234" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Telstra, Australia – (Credit: iFixit)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_340397" align="aligncenter" width="576"] Not too many here (Credit: Susan Megrund)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_340235" align="aligncenter" width="403"] Apple’s NYC Fifth Avenue Store – (credit: unknown)[/caption] Apple’s sixth generation iPhone is available in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The new handset will roll out worldwide to 22 more countries on Sept. 28, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The handset is available in two colors (black/slate and white/silver) and in three models (16GB, 32GB, and 64GB). For more information on the iPhone 5, see The iPhone 5 Is Faster Than Predecessor, Android Devices and The iPhone 5 Event Video Recap – Everything You Need To Know. So, show us your line and show us your shiny new iThing! Go!