APPLE EVENT 2019: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro unveiled
While you can pre-order it for delivery, for some fans, it's tradition to line up at a store and wait for it.
A handful of people lined up on the sidewalk Friday morning at the Palo Alto Apple store to buy the new phone.
David Eaton got here at 7 a.m. Thursday.
Meet Jonathan Chang- who is in line in Palo Alto to get the new iPhone. There is no need to be here- you can order online and have it delivered to you. So why is he here ? pic.twitter.com/dYvhAbHb3j— Amy Hollyfield (@amyhollyfield) September 20, 2019
"I do this for the experience of camping out. There are actually four people in line this year that I have met over the last few years camping out. This is the 12th year I have done this," said Eaton.
He doesn't even live in Palo Alto. Eaton moved to Dallas but flew back to be here for the launch.
Jonathan Cheng got here at 3 a.m. This is his first time lining up before the store opens for a new phone.
"I am doing this because I like the atmosphere and I want to feel them clapping for me and clapping for everyone out here and supporting Apple," he said.
Fans in Palo Alto were hoping to see CEO Tim Cook, who often appears at the store on launch day. But Cook is in New York for the grand opening of the store on Fifth Avenue.
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