BOSTON (WHDH) — Apple’s latest smartphone the iPhone X launches Friday and dozens have staked their place in line outside Boston’s Apple store on Boylston Street.
The new iPhone X, which retails for $1,000, features a high-resolution screen and facial recognition software.
“I’ve got an old phone, so I was looking to replace it,” said Ivan Zeng of Quincy, one of the first in line for the phone. Joining him in the line was his father, who brought an office chair to sit in, and his brother, sitting in a seat he took out of his car.
Another woman in line said she was there to buy the phone as a birthday gift for her son.
The doors opened at 8 a.m., where the first few in line got to enter the store to purchase their new phone.
Employees worked to organize lines to help control the crowds that went down to Newbury Street. The store also had extra security to patrol the store and lines.
This launch comes 10 years after the first iPhone created a smartphone super storm.
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