CNBC’s Josh Lipton reported about die hard Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fans who are waiting outside Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s store in Palo Alto, California to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Lipton said that fans are waiting outside the stores in intense weather and dark. He said that the first Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fan came outside the store on Tuesday and since then, he is waiting for the iPhone 6.
“Its 4 A.M. local here, still very dark out, but the Apple fans, they are already online, about 200 people online here in tents, in sleeping bags […],” said Lipton.
Lipton then showed the two new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s devices, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. He said that he got his hands on the two new devices last night for a test use. Lipton quoted Tim Cook, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s CEO and said that new iPhones are the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone. According to Lipton, the new iPhones are bigger and faster. They have better camera as compared to the previous versions and the battery life is also improved.
Lipton then talked to some of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fans who are waiting for the iPhone 6. Fans said that bigger screen and new features are making them anxious to have this product. One fan said that is coming outside Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s store since many days before the launch day to check the situation. iPhone 6 has broken all the records and Apple sold four million units in just first 24 hours of the launch. Lipton said that iPhones contribute around 50% of the total revenue for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).
Carl Icahn’s Icahn Capital LP owns approximately 52 million shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).
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