An hour after this was shot in NYC, the queue had swelled to nearly 1,200 people
The second edition of Apple (AAPL) tablet computer drew the largest crowd I’ve ever seen at New York’s Fifth Avenue Apple Store. This was shot at 4 p.m. Friday. By the time the doors of the big glass cube opened, Gene Munster’s team at Piper Jaffray had counted 1,190 heads.
It took 4 minutes and 38 seconds to walk the line. If that’s too long, I’ve squeezed the video down to 1 minute and posted the shortened version below the fold.
Also on Fortune.com:
- Musovite buys the first iPad 2
- iPad line goes around the block in NYC
- Who pays $900 to be first in line?
- A soggy night in the iPad line
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