iPhone 3GS sales kick off

June 19, 2009

Hollywood has its blockbuster openings, and Baseball has Opening day: the gadget world has cellphone debut days — in particular iPhone launch days.

While the latest iPhone 3GS has not drawn the crowds that flocked to previous Apple phone debuts, a handful of shoppers were lining up a couple of AT&T stores in New York before dawn today.

AT&T employees at this store near Grand Central said that pre-orders would be satisfied at 7 A.M. and those walking in off of the street would get theirs at 8 A.M. if supplies last.

They wouldn’t say how many units were in the store.

(Photo: Reuters)

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They lied about picture messaging and video in the 3.0 update on Wednesday!

@Danny, the didn’t lie; not all carriers support it; dozens do; AT&T – not yet. Check the keynote from WWDC for more details. (There’s a quick flash of the carriers who do support it, if you can read quick or freeze-frame it.) But, unless you’ve got access to international carriers, we’re waiting on AT&T, not Apple.

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The latest iPhone 3GS may be successfull.