Apple fans from across the world line up for the iPhone 5, here are videos from the lines

Today is the day for Apple fans - the iPhone 5 is finally launching and if you live in one of the few countries - the United States included - where the device…
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9. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I hate ios6, but I have to give credit to the design and premium feel. I want a phone using those materials running android jellybean.

15. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

Sony XPERIA V.

103. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Sony XPERIA T

17. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

i forgot to add that the xperia v isn't only premium and good looking, it's also water proof :D

11. DonkeySauce

Posts: 194; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

The guy in picture looks like such a douche. What kind of complex do you have to have to spend a week in line, spend a fortune on a phone, and then hold it up and celebrate like you are spiking the ball at the superbowl?

12. wendygarett unregistered

Even though I doesn't have one yet... I'm proud to be one of them :) Thumb me down if you can fandroid :P

20. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

you really like playing both sides dont you, you dont stand by anything you say, you just troll for the sake of trolling you go from been a sad ifan, to a ravving fandroid then mix the 2...... so Mr wendygarett dont say ''fandroid'' when you act like one too

27. hengnarath

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

Is it a pride?

38. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

you live in indonesia don't you ? too bad indonesia doesn't have that kind of apple store :( everything blackberry blackberry = derp

51. MISTER.H

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Wendgarret is a guy.

13. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

best and biggest troll in history ever: when iphone 6 or whatever it will be called launches next year, we, android users (windows phone users are welcome to join us too :P) will stand in this line, like, all of us together in the line, and when we enter the apple store, just ask where is the *enter your favorite android device's name* :D.

14. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

I personally wouldn't stand in line for an iPhone, or any product, but I can understand why people do. It might not be about being the first to get the device... it could just be about the adventure (loosely used) and excitement. Let’s face it, some people are just fans and want to be a part of the excitement.... The same thing happens when a popular move comes out (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings) Also, people line up for huge sales... especially during the holidays (Black Friday). I'd say that the fans have some fun. Don’t be so judgmental!

28. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

About time some one understands. Good post bro, these r people who want, and have the rite and money to purchase what they want. Nothing more nothing less. The android users want android let the apple users have what they want, and just leave it b. I'm standing in line as I write this having a ball. Socializing with people, drinking coffee on my iPad just chillin. When a new android device launches do u see apple fans dogging it n mass? No! Sometimes these comments r so dumb u jus gotta laugh. Anyway Dave good post man. Looking forward to my ip5.

58. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

Thanks for the reply bro! Keep us posted on the iPhone. I'd love to hear an unbiased opinion on it. Anyway, I'm glad someone is intelligent enough to understand freedom of choice. Standing in line to be one of the first to get the iPhone does not make you a fanboy. Its all about having fun and enjoying the experience. Like I said... I wouldn't stand in line for any new product. But I can definitely respect people who would because I can see the REAL reasons behind the action.

64. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My review will give all the good and all the bad, and I'll start with maps since its taking the most heat.

76. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Maps isn't as bad as reported bro I'm sure it'll work great for you... I was pleased with it... Must be nice waiting in line sharing your thoughts with the phonearena community... I actually am eligible for upgrade now but I need to sell my 4S first... Any suggestions???

81. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

This thing is fast as heck so far

85. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

@Good2Great, I think the best bet to sell your iPhone 4s is Ebay. I believe there is a buy it now section that is currently paying top $ for the device and it sells immediately.... Good Luck Dude!

74. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

I see this is the reasonable phone user section... I'm gonna hang out with you guys :-) Peace in the midst of war! I wouldn't stand in line either... But if hundreds of people show up to buy a phone guess what? IT FORMS A "LINE" lol

16. ilia1986 unregistered

I prefer to keep my sanity for the rest of my life, sell my iPhone 4 and buy a SGS3. :)

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Gs3 is a great phone hope u enjoy it. Can't go wrong with Sammy, but y r u insane to choose apple? These r jus phones rite.

99. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1775; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

God, can you at least try to type words out correctly like "you" and "are"? Does it save you that much time? You look retarded...

124. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nope not retarded maybe ( u r ) lmao. It seems like u r bothered by me. If u r then I'm sorry, but u r stupid based on ur posts. I hope u r having a nice day lol

19. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

No thanks. Waiting for lumia 920 instead..

24. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Why does it matter to y'all that their standing outside? It's their life and they might like the thrill. I ordered mine online and just received it but I see nothing wrong with waiting for a product.

25. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

I just don't understand why these people don't pre-order. It'll take some weeks for developers to update their apps for the fragmentation anyway..

33. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Y do they have to preorder? If they want to stand in line, and get the phone on launch day what's the problem? That's what I'm doing rite now.

26. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Not sure if homeless ..or iFans

32. krypticsoul

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 18, 2009

Its kinda scary. I see them like ZOMBIES in line waiting for the freshest brain to be given out. Sign of the ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!!!

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 31022; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Wowww really
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