‘This is insane!’ Launch of iPhone 6 creates ‘stunning lines’ [photos]


The new iPhone 6 is now available, and the line at the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan has been growing since early in the morning:

truly stunning lines around one complete and another block at .@Apple store 5th avenue

— tom keene (@tomkeene) September 19, 2014

Line for the #iPhone 6 stretches almost 12 blocks north along 5th Ave. pic.twitter.com/xgi0ocFvpB

— Al Roker (@alroker) September 19, 2014

#Iphone frenzy outside of the Apple store here on 5th Avenue! People camped out for days for an #iPhone6 pic.twitter.com/DSILWpiJer

— Janelle Burrell (@BurrellTV) September 19, 2014

Apparently, the line at the 5th Avenue and 59th street #Apple store, extends until 86th street. Wow. #iphone6line #applelaunch

— Sahil Bhalla (@IMSahilBhalla) September 19, 2014

Apple Store line in NYC again. pic.twitter.com/YGmUJmnEOf

— Bill (@DefendWallSt) September 19, 2014

People waiting in line past the Pierre on 61st and 5th for the iPhone 6…NUTS!!!! #orderonline pic.twitter.com/Qlv7yHxrAH

— Katie Distler (@KatieDistler) September 19, 2014

At http://t.co/AirVV1r0QC — I not good with heights but I had to take this pic. That iPhone line is real. Str… pic.twitter.com/YyMsRqwz4g

— scenesfromnyc (@postcardsfromny) September 19, 2014

More of iPhone 6 line. pic.twitter.com/BWsLVjBajM

— Ben Fox Rubin (@benfoxrubin) September 19, 2014

The first person to buy a phone at the Apple store on 5th Avenue become a temporary celebrity:

First iPhone sold at Apple Store 5th Ave to this dude @ Apple Store, Fifth Avenue http://t.co/AOAZhhzBmY

— Mark Miscavage (@MarkMiscavage) September 19, 2014

Elsewhere, demand for an iPhone 6 on the day of its launch has been heavy, as evidenced by these lines:

The line for the iPhone 6 in NYC's Meatpacking District. 4 blocks long. pic.twitter.com/Zug9E5jykb

— Meredith Frost (@MeredithFrost) September 19, 2014

Apple fans around the world line up for new iPhones. Yes, seriously. http://t.co/r3cEQ4wVcT pic.twitter.com/YCFW3rXmnH

— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 19, 2014

Line of people waiting for release of iPhone 6 wraps around the block at Pasadena Apple Store http://t.co/bGvsp4QVsI pic.twitter.com/YRWOPTRHgL

— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) September 19, 2014

Crazy scene at Toronto's Eaton Centre. Line up for the new iPhone loops around the mall! pic.twitter.com/cugVeeDIF8

— Natasha Fatah (@NatashaFatah) September 19, 2014

Supposedly there's over 1500 people at willowbend in line to get an iPhone

— Varqa Azimi (@VarqaAzimi) September 19, 2014

The #iPhone line at Aventura, FL pic.twitter.com/biSW0yw8Pe (@FoxEbenBrown)

— FOX News Radio (@foxnewsradio) September 19, 2014

Apple Store Boston's open for #iPhone6. The 1st person in line has been waiting since SATURDAY. (via @erinnnfarley) pic.twitter.com/0uTcevnIns

— Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) September 19, 2014

Apple has black draped over store windows. Customers say it was mass chaos as people were running to line up pic.twitter.com/jhKxKPQ14S

— Clare Huddleston (@Fox6Clare) September 19, 2014

#iPhone6 line. apple http://t.co/rVfKahhqbI

— Ryan J. Bolger (@ryanjbolger) September 19, 2014

bro…this line at the Apple Store, even the AT&T line is crazy pic.twitter.com/TTFerl8tt0

— sept. 20th. (@xochantelle___) September 19, 2014

The iPhone line at Eaton Centre is over 1,000 people long!! And all the 6+ models are GONE!!! pic.twitter.com/YeSbdPLXuD

— Marc Levy (@marclevy) September 19, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 launch day: war zone at Eaton Center the line spanded 3 floors pic.twitter.com/qFA1hHPX0j

— morbidprince (@PANDECT) September 19, 2014

Hundreds line up in Indianapolis to get Apple’s new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus http://t.co/4wmDoXFJpB pic.twitter.com/HrFiTtMy7B

— Deanna Fry (@DeannaFryTV) September 19, 2014

The view from back of iPhone line. You can see the Walnut St sign way up there, turn left then wait another block. pic.twitter.com/hSq2F4e2rY

— Jim Melwert (@Melwert1060) September 19, 2014

Waiting in line 4 iPhone 6 @ the hills of Green. Some of these ppl got here @ 3 am 4 preorder pickup..I was sleeping. pic.twitter.com/dwHzSKIIuU

— James Lewis  (@jameslewis1128) September 19, 2014

Overnight at Yorkdale – this is insane! #applefanboy #iphone6 #hyperlapse @ Apple Store http://t.co/eO32g56TRK

— Will Doyle (@willdoyle) September 19, 2014

The front of the line at Kenwood Towne Centre. Hundreds wait for the new iPhone 6. Live with @JohnMatarese @WCPO pic.twitter.com/0LGUz0HQBE

— Dwayne Slavey (@PhotogDSlavey) September 19, 2014

This is nuts. RT @PoppyN: New iPhone. Part 1 of the queue at the Apple Store in Covent Garden. Loons. pic.twitter.com/vAOadGusaX

— sam baker (@SamBaker) September 19, 2014

Waiting in line for the iPhone 6 Plus! pic.twitter.com/6OFpdJFUjA

— Bobby Mares (@MyGenuineFind) September 19, 2014

There is literally not a single woman in this iPhone 6 queue in London http://t.co/ut13tCMXhb pic.twitter.com/cPIJ3B335X

— The Independent (@Independent) September 19, 2014

The iPhone 6 line is 12 blocks long — and people are sleeping in boxes http://t.co/D2HOyjyqEK pic.twitter.com/ZCKDkVFgMk

— Business Insider (@businessinsider) September 19, 2014

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