What it took to get a gold iPhone 5S on the first day Video
What it took to get a gold iPhone 5S on the first day Video Transcript
-Gold! -I'm really excited about the gold phone and the fingerprint feature. So I was like, I gotta do it. -Hi mom, I love you. I'm standing in line getting you an iPhone. -Can I get 64 silver Verizon, please? -I can't believe that I am the first person in line even though I had been awake 18 hours. So, even though I'm tired, but [unk]. -So it's like a badge of honor in a way. I mean, I think that I iPhone gold, but I think- I'm pretty sure people with the iPhone gold, they're just gonna show it and then people would know what it took for them to get that phone. -The only one they have installed. The 16 gig, the gold one. I'm a lucky person to get this one. -The gold one, but they only have 1 stock. I wanna buy 2, but only have 1 stock right here. So, a bit disappointed, but 16 gigs AT&T and lock versions, so I can really [unk].
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