Why in God’s name do people spend days on end sitting outside the Apple Store waiting for new iPhone models? Some researchers have suggested that it helps people make friends and boost self esteem, but one iPhone fan who spoke with Barron’s says that he’s been waiting outside an Apple Store in Manhattan for 11 straight days because the iPhone 6 “brought sexy back.”
“They brought sexy back… they haven’t had that for a while,” the man explained before elaborating that he liked the iPhone 6’s rounder edges. “The 5S, that thing is sharp, you could cut yourself on that.”
Amazingly, the man who spent 11 days standing outside the Apple Store wasn’t even first in line — instead, that title went to the people who had apparently been standing outside the store for a whopping 22 straight days.
The hype for the iPhone 6 right now really does seem to be off the charts and is bringing in many new customers who had previously used Android devices. The most obvious draw for Android users is the bigger display, as many people over the past couple of years have flocked to larger devices such as Samsung’s Galaxy Note series even as Apple has stuck with only offering phones with four-inch displays.