iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 – analyst

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iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

Hundreds of people await the iPhone 5S and 5C launch at Apple 's Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan.

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

Enough customers are so far waiting in line for the new iPhones that Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster still thinks Apple can sell 5 to 6 million handsets before the weekend is over.

Tracking early morning lines at a few Apple Stores Friday morning, Munster and his team found an 83 percent jump in eager buyers at Apple ‘s flagship 5th Avenue store in New York City. Specifically, 1,417 people were already in line at 8 a.m. local time, compared with 775 people in line at the same time last year waiting for the iPhone 5.

The surge in customers could have been affected by the lack of iPhones 5S preorders. Last year, the iPhone 5 scored 2 million preorders during the first 24 hours. And the 5th Avenue store boom hasn’t yet been seen at other stores tracked by the analyst.

Lines at Apple Stores on the Upper West Side in Manhattan and in Minneapolis were about flat or slightly up compared with last year.

Of course, these are just preliminary … [Read more]

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst


iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

 

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

 

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

 

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

 

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

iPhone customer lines flat or slightly up over 2012 - analyst

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