That means, of course, that a small percentage of Euro gadget freaks are prepared to brave the elements to be first in line to hand over hundreds of euros/pounds -- and that's before the monthly service costs.
Here are a few reports about people queueing in the rain, camping overnight in shop doorways, etc.
- Apple fans brave rain for European iPhone launch
- Apple iPhone fans begin to queue
- First UK iPhone queue forms in London
- Apple fan blogs from UK iPhone queue