NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Apple’s new iPhone 7 officially hit stores Friday.
Apple fans across the world lined up for hours, even days to get their hands on the new product, which was unveiled last week.READ MORE: MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing Masks
Jamie Gonzalez, of Queens, was first in line at Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue.
He had been waiting there since Aug. 25.READ MORE: Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers And Other City Workers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By Monday
“It’s kind of hard. I cannot wait to go back home and stay there for as long as I want,” he told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck. “I haven’t slept in my bed since 23 days ago.”
The iPhone 7 Plus and the iPhone 7 in jet black sold out in pre-orders and won’t be available for walk-in customers, the company said. The regular iPhone should be available in stores in other colors.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Suspected Homicide In Central Park
The new iPhone features improved camera resolution, zooming and editing capabilities, as well as a waterproof design.