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Mayhem at Apple's Sydney CBD store and surrounding telco outlets
At the door.
Hundreds of Apple staff chanted inside before the opening.
Todd Foot, the first in line at Sydney CBD.
The start of the line where the MobilePhoneFinder team, led by Todd Foot, started queuing on Wednesday noon.
The Sportsbet team lined up behind MobilePhoneFinder
The line continues at the corner of George and King St.
And further down King St we go.
And even further down King St.
Looking towards George St from the corner of King and York St.
The line makes its way down York St for another hundred metres.
The line for iPhone plans was small.
Anti-commercialism protesters outside the Apple store.
And we're off! The iPhone 5 is launched and doors are open.
Customers head in.
Todd Foot - the sign says it all (well, for Sydney CBD, at least).
The first customers talking about their excitement and favourite features.
The first independent customers (behind MobilePhoneFinder and Sportsbet) coming out.
Apple staff chanting.
The front of the Telstra store opposite Apple.
The first lot at Telstra received seats, courtesy of the telco giant, as well as a DJ and an official timer. The Telstra store opened 10 seconds prior to Apple.
Telstra had a respectable line itself.
Telstra line looking towards the doors.
Down the road, Optus had a few dozen customers waiting, too.
The iPhone 5.
The iPhone 5 table.
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