Here's the world's first iPhone 5 owner

Queuing for the newest iPhone has become more of a marketing stunt than anything else, given that the first in line in most places are people who are there for promotional consideration, rather than die-hard Apple fans, and it is indeed the case with the first iPhone 5, received by Aussie Todd Foot...
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69 Comments

15. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

he will be the first one to be disapointed in what he waited for all that long time same old same old

17. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lol only thing that was new in iphone = apple maps dont even work correct great RnD

18. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

So many apple fanboys must be jealous of him since he's the first one to grab an iPhone5

19. silver

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 02, 2012

after that show even if the iphone will be like s**t this man will say its the best device ever. yes apple know how to sell look how much work they put around they empowering the enthusiasm of customers

20. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

Wow now he can use the phone to get back home...

21. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

due to 100k worth of iphone5 stolen in tennessee no one in that state was as lucky as this guy...smh http://www.newschannel5.com/story/19587738/thieves-grab-100k-worth-of-iphone-5s

22. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

wow! they were indeed experts or had some experience and knowledge about the place!! says the entire robbery was done in "under" 3 minutes!! are you kidding me??

31. ilia1986 unregistered

Pathetic. And sad.

32. dmsrfl

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

This is just amazing to me. There are phones out there that are more powerful and have better advanced features, but yet we are still being fed these useless stories about who was the first to own this outdated phone. Yes, it looks nice, but it's still an old piece of crap compared to the rest of the phones. Apple has now resorted to copying everyone else to keep up (pull down notifications) and has even ditched great software with their own HORRIBLE software to "prove" they can do it on their own (google maps), but yet they continue to be put on a pedestal by the media. It's amazing how blind the media and people are to the reality.

44. Boti95

Posts: 162; Member since: Sep 05, 2010

This needs some thumbs up

34. Lakuta

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

lucky guy.....

41. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

I hope you post something like "Here's the world's first Galaxy SIV (?) owner".

43. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Yawn.

46. Ragnarockd

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

the reception in the store and picture tell greatest moment of his life and he will be telling his grand kids "have u heard the old tale of How i got the 1st iphone 5" .

48. dasqwer

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

everyone here hates iphone, but still compares their best of phones (Note 2s, EPIC 4 and S3s) with it, hence iphone is gaining more popularity. now just imagine. this device which u refer to as icrap which implies garbage, u r spending time to compare it with ur fabdroids, so who is the looser here, iphone or an android fab phone ????? i m not a hater or a lover of ios or android, but just saying.

50. gayasarafe

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

oh cmon that's just ridiculous..........what is the best possible thing that could happen to this guy......he paid the same price after all

52. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

It would be hilarious if he broke it in front of all the lemmings and recorded the whole thing on an android or windows phone.

53. Awaragardiyan unregistered

What a happy sheep!

55. Androidman

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

somebody give this man a cookie

56. tokuzumi

Posts: 1907; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

It would be cool to say you were the first regular Joe to get the iPhone 5, but there is no way I'm camping in front of a store for days/weeks on end, just to get a phone. I can't say there is anything worth having, that would make me do that. The closest I got to waiting in line was when the Evo 4G came out. I stood in line for about 30 min, and got the last one in the store.

57. mikiemon

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

Look at me I spent a week waiting in line for this!

61. marceldy

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

what about the guy @ 00:13 seconds ? he seems like recording it all through iPhone5.

64. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

THIS IS FCKING STUPID. First guy with the iPhone 5. Why is this big news? Some people are just plain stupid to wait in line and don't realize it's the same phone since iP4 with same home screen and same boring icons. jeezes

67. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

All this cheering for a stretched out 4s, if a Iphone 3Gs Iphone 4 & Iphone 4s can all upgrade to the IOS 6, what makes the Iphone 5 so special? nothing just the measley changes of a different charger connector, stretched out screen, not much else. So why are people so excited about this phone? I gurantee either someone will damage their phone, lose it within a couple of weeks or someone will steal it. Just a waist of money.

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