Jubilant Apple fans around the world finally get their hands on the iPhone 5
The vigil was finally over for Apple fans today as the iPhone 5 went on sale around the world today.
From London to New York to Sydney, fans have camped outside Apple stores.
As Apple opened the doors of its stores around the world, staff greeted the first customers with high fives and cheers.
The dozens of die-hard Apple fans had swollen into huge queues of hundreds by the early hours of Friday morning, as excitement reached fever pitch hours before the release of the updated handset.
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