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New iPhone goes on sale in US with less drama

The new iPhone is on sale in the US, greeted by much smaller lines and less hoopla than previous models. A few hundred people were in line just before the 7 am (1100 GMT) opening of Apple Inc's flagship store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, compared to the thousands that lined up for last year's model, the 3G.

india Updated: Jun 19, 2009 17:41 IST

The new iPhone is on sale in the US, greeted by much smaller lines and less hoopla than previous models. A few hundred people were in line just before the 7 am (1100 GMT) opening of Apple Inc.'s flagship store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, compared to the thousands that lined up for last year's model, the 3G.

Apple and AT&T Inc, the phone's US carrier, took pre-orders online this year, meaning fewer prospective buyers had a reason to stand in line.

For new customers, the 3G S model costs $199 or $299 depending on the memory capacity. Compared to the 3G, it has a faster processor and an upgraded camera.