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Apple fans line up around the world for iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5


iPhone 11 line
Fans line up to get their new shiny items.
Photo: Apple

For most iPhone fans, the only day more exciting than Apple unveiling its latest iPhones is when they actually start shipping to customers.

In 2019, that day is… well, today. As September 20 rolls around, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max, and Apple Watch Series 5 are officially on sale. And with that comes the customary Apple Store lines and tweets about exciting postal deliveries.

The new iPhones boast new color option, Apple’s best ever cameras, a faster A13 Bionic processor, and tougher designs that promise to withstand extra damage.

In addition to an extra Ultra Wide angle lens, those who bought the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max also get Apple’s new Super Retina XDR displays.

Meanwhile, the Apple Watch Series 5 boasts an always-on display, compass and current elevation tracking. While not as big an update as last year’s Apple Watch Series 4, the Series 5 still looks pretty darn great.

Some walk-ins may be available

If you didn’t wake up early a week ago to place your pre-order, don’t worry. A certain number of handsets and Apple Watches may be available to buy to walk-ins at your local Apple Store. Judging from the pre-orders, the models you’ll have the toughest time getting hold of an iPhone 11 Pro or Pro Max in midnight green.

If you’re not sure which iPhone model you want, check out our comprehensive comparison to help you decide which of the three new models is right for you.

Apple Store Tokyo
Apple shared a picture from one of its Tokyo Apple Stores.
Photo: Apple
iPhone 11
The Apple Watch Series 5 looks like a stunner.
Photo: Apple

Which new Apple devices (if any) are you getting? What are your first impressions if you’ve already received one or more? Let us know in the comments below.


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