Lines are forming for the Apple iPhone 5 from Tokyo to New York already

Lines are forming for the Apple iPhone 5 from Tokyo to New York already
The typical new iPhone launch wait lines are already forming, some for the preorders, and some are straight out camping in front of stores for the first batch arrivals, which are not until this Friday.

In Tokyo's posh Akihabara district, the lines for the iPhone 5 preorder have been significant, with more than 700 applications collected at one time, categorized according to the internal memory version.

Then we have good ol' USA, where fans have set up camp to wait in line for being the one of the first to get their hands on the new iPhone 5. While the Japanese efforts look genuine, the people in front of the 5th Avenue Apple Store seem to be doing it for the publicity mostly, say reporters that passed by. After all, it doesn't take more than a few mouse clicks to preorder one anyway, although wait times have been increasing.


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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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78 Comments

1. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

brainwashing continues

22. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

Samsung brainwashes you and YOU don't even know it. Go play with your Plastic useless android device.

33. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

maier9900- im sorry i couldnt hear you over your immature bitchy comment go back to licking windows please

38. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

just when I thought you couldn't be more pathetic I find you commenting here -.- immature, bitchy? You use same words in every comment? Sad.

39. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

haha you call overs pathetic when your worse then most no its just those words perfectly sum up people like you look at yourself mate you need a reality check

42. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I don't call others pathetic. I call YOU pathetic. You know that you seem to reflect your own personality in your accusations of others? Sad. Again.

49. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

sure mate what ever you want to believe, your so closed minded that you cant grasp anything personality is something you failed to develop so you cant comment on it

47. AndroidLife

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

lemme ask you something, did you see any of us waiting on line for a GS3 or a Note 2? I rest my case.

51. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

@chaoticrazor: no comment @AndroidLife: Do you really think the people waiting in line are mindless sheep? If people like to camp, let them camp. It's kinda adventurous

52. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

if you think waiting in a line is adventurous.........god help you lol

61. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

@chaoticrazor: stop responding to my comments, creep @everyone but the sad dude that spends all of his day on PA trolling and goes by chaoticrazor: It's become sort of a tradition. People don't just wait in line, they have fun, talk to each other, and all share the same goal. Its bringing them together. People could just as easily buy their phone on the internet, but they choose to camp in line because of the thrill and socialising.

62. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

lmao dont like when someone calls you on your stupid comments well how about dont make stupid comments you cant give reasons and facts so you call me a creep......your so sad its verging on funny

65. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

you are not calling me on my comments, you are just wasting my time. gtfo

73. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

your comments are just crap mate you are one of the worst on here for spewing crap congrats

77. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

chaoticrazor: you are the definition of crap

78. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

ouch...........ohh wait that didnt hurt, its like your a little boy who's all upset lol move on, come back with something better

64. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

You know why, Because there's nothing enticing about the plastic made GS3..

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

enticing? naaaaaa waiting on the real phones to come......xperia v for the win :)

3. natesvlogs

Posts: 40; Member since: May 15, 2012

kinda pathetic

23. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

THIS! What's the main purpose of having the iPhone 5 on its first day of release? Seriously? WHAT? Nothiing more but for bragging.

24. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

Did you know i saw your mom in that line???

34. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

haha ohh wait no your not funny maier9900 i think your mom might have breastfed you too long stop your useless comments

63. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

Was i addressing you? .... NOO. so S.T.FU.UP. BOY. Did you know you're Mom was SU@@@@k MY D@@K last night?... Dumb-Ass..

66. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

mate i dont care who you were adressing, stupid immature comments like that arent needed you sad twat. ohh wow that hurt what are you 12 , you a little schoolboy or something. im not gonna say anything bad about your mom for one simple reason.........she has to live everyday of her life knowing what a pathetic reject her kid is ......and that is something that makes me feel sorry for her

71. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

You scared little monkey i'm older than you are, i'm not the pathetic one, you are... and as far as my mom - she's proud her son is a lawyer. So you need to step back.

74. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

lmao you a lawyer sure mate sure why should i step back? so when some one calls you on your immature comments you dont like it. you sound like a spoilt little kid

75. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

LMFAO...

58. Droiddoes unregistered

I saw your mom in a bread line, because she foolishly spent all her money on an iphone. Granted they're only $100, but that's a lot of money to a meth addict.

4. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Why damn fall in line when you can reserve online?

6. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

doing it for the experience i guess......kinda like going to a concert almost.......seems cool but i get sad when i think about what they are actually waiting for.......the iphone :( if only the os was more in depth i would have nothing to say about apple and maybe battery life but owell people will either get educated soon or the iphone will turn even more to favor android....which ever one comes first is cool

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