Long lines. Waiting for backorders. Is it Black Friday already? No, but it's almost time for Apple to release the newest version of its iPhone, the iPhone 5. An unveiling was scheduled Wednesday, and the device could be in stores on Sept. 21, the Huffington Post reported.
iPhones will be available at the Apple stores in the in Richmond Heights and the West County Center in Des Peres. They'll also be found at AT&T and Verizon stores.
Sources tell the Huffington Post that employees in local AT&T and Verizon stores are being denied vacation requests for late September in anticipation of large crowds seeking the new iPhone.
CNET is reporting that Apple is planning for sales of near 10 million in the first week alone.
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