Apple iPhone 5S, 5C Sydney launch: Gallery

Apple iPhone 5S, 5C Sydney launch: Gallery

Summary: The new Apple iPhones 5S and 5C launched on Friday morning in Sydney, with ZDNet there to capture the pictures and interview those who waited up to 20 hours in line.

TOPICS: Apple, iPhone, Telstra

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  • (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet)

    The Apple Store during the countdown to launch at 8am AEST, with staff members lining the upper floors.

  • (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet)

    The first person at the Apple Store to receive the new iPhone 5S, Jimmy Gunawan, waited in line from 12pm AEST on Thursday until the store's opening at 8am AEST on Friday.

  • (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet)

    The flagship Telstra store in Sydney also hosted a launch party, with a clock counting down the minutes and seconds until the release. Telstra announced its plan pricing for the new iPhones earlier this week.

Topics: Apple, iPhone, Telstra


Corinne is sub-editor across all CBS Interactive sites, and joined the company after completing her degrees in Communications and Law, and undertaking a string of internships in law and journalism. Corinne is also a journalist for ZDNet.

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  • My first question?

    What's it like to have no life? I have never waited in line for a tech gadget and tonight would be no different.
  • Nokia Lumia 620

    • And no one cared.

      If ya having phone troubles, I feel bad for ya, son.
  • Proving Apple Wrong

    Never works. Just waiting on Microsoft to release the gold Lumia.