Apple's iPhone lovers camping out at South Coast Plaza in Orange County, Calif., brought chairs and umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they waited for hours to be one of the first to purchase new iPhone G4. The lines were emblematic of what was happening at Apple Stores nationwide on the first day, company sold the phone to general public. Some reported waiting as long as six hours to get register.
In several cities, shoppers took the opportunity to capture length of the lines with two-minute-long pans using their cell phones:
In Costa Mesa, Calif.:
In Columbus, Ohio:
New York City on 5th Avenue: