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This was the queue for the Apple iPhone 5

Apple's iPhone 5 went on sale across Australia this morning, and here's what the queues looked like.

  • Apple's iPhone 5 went on sale across Australia at 8am this morning. Let's take a look at the queues as hundreds of Aussies camped overnight and lined up to be among the first in the world to get their hands on the iPhone 5.

    The Apple Store in George Street, Sydney at approximately 7.30am this morning.

  • The wide footpaths of George Street weren't wide enough to hold the large crowd that gathered.

  • The iPhone 5 queue was a perfect opportunity for some organisations to get some free publicity.

  • Apple had two separate iPhone 5 lines organised. One was for outright purchases.

  • Apple Store staff get ready for the doors to open.

  • There was also a queue across the road at Telstra's flagship Sydney store.

  • It was quite a long one too.

  • The first few people in line at the Telstra store.

  • Telstra's queue was a party atmosphere, with a DJ keeping the line entertained.

  • The Telstra line stretched right down George Street.

  • Nathan Hindmarsh, Parramatta's recently retired NRL star, was on hand at Telstra's flagship store.

  • The front of the Apple Store.

  • Some protesters in the Apple queue.

  • The doors about to open.

  • The doors about to open.

  • Counting down to the launch.

  • Counting down to the launch.

  • The first customers walk through the store at 8am sharp.

  • The first customers walk through the store at 8am sharp.

  • The line moving inside the store after the doors had opened.

  • The doors are opened.

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