First Australian to buy iPhone 6 drops it

The first Australian to buy a new iPhone 6 went on to drop it on the ground as he was being interviewed on live TV.

Since the day of its launch, the iPhone devotees started queuing up in front of the Apple store. Broadcasters followed events and interviewed those iPhone fanatics who queued up for days, and researchers surveyed the thoughts of Apple devotees.

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A man named Jack Cooksey held the iPhone 6, which costs between £540 and £700, his hands began shaking and he was seen struggling to release it from its cardboard packaging.

As he opened the box, suddenly the phone fell on the ground. Fortunately the plastic covering protected the phone from serious damage.

“I dropped it in a panic to get it open, luckily it’s covered in plastic, so it’s fine.” said Jack Cooksey.

David Rahimi and his girlfriend Jasmine Juan were officially crowned the first people in the world to buy an iPhone 6. The couple flew in from California to queue up having pre-ordered the new phone last week.

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According to the gadget insurance company Protect Your Bubble’s survey, in London 100 people camped outside of the Regent Street store. In which 41% of said they were waiting for the iPhone 6 Plus, with 30% queuing up for the iPhone 6 and 29% waiting in line for both handsets.

67% of iPhone 6 buyers thought that it was good value, whereas 54% iPhone 6 Plus buyers  believes that it was value for money.  54% said that they have no plans to buy the smartwatch.

Apple has produced two handsets available in new sizes. The iPhone 6 offers a 4.7-inch screen, while the 6 Plus boasts the biggest screen Apple has ever produced for a smartphone at 5.5 inches.

Vishal Kawadkar


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