Finally, one of the year's most hyped consumer devices is in the hands of consumers across the globe.
iPhone 5 launch-day mania
While there were some early reports of dwindling supplies, and preorder delivery dates have been pushed back three to four weeks, lines in front of Apple stores on both U.S. coasts move pretty fast and smiling consumers emerged with their much coveted iPhones in hand.
The iPhone 5 has been getting glowing reviews, including one from CNET's Scott Stein earlier this week who wrote: "Finally, the iPhone we've always wanted."
Of course, many are still trying to get their heads around the hype. This handy FAQ answers reader questions about the device. And it's never too early to start thinking about what we'd like to see in the iPhone 6.
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