iPhone 4S sale starts worldwide, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak first to buy one

By on Oct 14, 2011 in Asia, Australia, Business, Europe, Smartphone, Technology, United States, World Comments

Updated: October 17, 2011 11:01 p.m.

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The global iPhone 4S sale started on Friday, October 14, 2011, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was among the first people to purchase one.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak at Los Gatos,
California, while waiting for Apple store to open

Image Credit: Mat Luschek/NBCBayArea.com

According to international news sites that day, iPhone fans rushed to Apple stores in US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and UK to buy the latest Apple iPhone, the iPhone 4S.

As noted in the reports, hundreds of customers waited long hours while falling in line and until Apple stores worldwide opened just to get hold of the iPhone 4S, while others even spend their night in the street nearby the Apple store.

Interestingly, among those who was first in line in an Apple store was Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who used Foursquare to announce that he was the first one.

“The long wait begins. I’m first in line. The guy ahead was on the wrong side and he’s pissed.” Wozniak wrote on his Foursquare page, while falling in line on Thursday at the Apple store in Los Gatos, California.

As announced by AT&T, Verizon and Sprint on their official website, iPhone 4S sales during its preorders that started last Friday, October 7, were sold out that day, with AT&T saying that over 200,000 iPhone 4S units were preordered in the first 12 hours.

Meanwhile, iPhone 4S global sales is being predicted to reach to 4 million units this weekend worldwide and some costumers reportedly bought the latest iPhone for their respect to the late Steve Jobs.

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