Apple customers camp outside of Sydney’s flagship
Apple store on the first day the iPhone 8 went on sale in Sydney, Australia, September 22, 2017. AAP/Joel Carrett/via REUTERS
Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iPhone 8 launch in Sydney, one of the first cities to access the product in Australia, saw a bleak turnout as
fans held out for the soon-to-be-released premium iPhone X.
usually gather at Apple’s Sydney city store with queues winding down the town’s main street, George Street, when there is a new product release. On
Friday, there were fewer than 30 people lining up
before the store opened, according to a Reuters
that he could buy and review the product on YouTube, said there were modest refinements.
drove down shares of the company to near two-month lows of $152.75 on Thursday, as investors worried pre-orders for the device had come in well below previous
that,” he said.
called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone”.