Verizon iPhone in stores today
The Verizon iPhone went on sale at 7 a.m. today, nationwide. Verizon employees handed out handwarmers and hats to customers waiting in line for the new version of the iPhone 4.
Tweets indicated that while some Maryland and Virginia stores were crowded, stores in Washington were not nearly as slammed. A picture snapped by a man who tweeted that he was the first one to buy an iPhone from Georgetown's Apple store shows no crowds or lines at all.
First Verizon iPhone at the Georgetown Apple Store! Feel the cheer! http://yfrog.com/h348kjtj
On the other hand, check out this tweet from a woman in Baltimore, who said she waited in line with about 50 people:
Verizon is giving out handwarmers and hats for people waiting in line outside. letting people into the store in waves. #iphone
Business Insider has a photo gallery of iPhone lines across the country, which includes a picture of the store in Reston -- with no line in sight.
Verizon offered the phone for pre-sale online Feb. 3 and announced it broke its first-day sales record within two hours. Phil Cusick, an analyst from J.P. Morgan, estimated that the company sold 500,000 phones in its pre-release.
| February 10, 2011; 8:27 AM ET
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