The wait is over! Once again the odd cultural phenomenon of geeks camping in line for a store can be seen in the world, because the last week unveiled iPhone 5 is avalaible in stores this friday. Diehards who spent hours waiting in line were being greeted with open doors at Apple stores and other retailers selling the new iPhone 5.

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Jackie Lin waits in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Hazem Sayed yawns as he waits in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Customers wait in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for Friday's iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Customers use their iPhones while waiting in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Hazem Sayed checks his Apple devices while waiting outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for Friday's iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Packer charges his iPhone with a portable charger while waiting in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for Friday's iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Customers wait in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for Friday's iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Hazem Sayed is seen reflected on his iPad while waiting in line outside the Apple store on 5th Avenue, for Friday's iPhone 5 models to go on sale, in New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Men wearing cardboard hats, depicting Apple's new iPhone 5, pose for photos as they wait for the release of the phone near Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Men wearing cardboard hats, depicting Apple's new iPhone 5, wait for the release of the phone near Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People wait for the release of Apple's new iPhone 5 in front of Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A portrait of Apple co-founder Jobs is seen on a BMW car near people waiting for the release of iPhone 5 in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A man waits for the release of Apple's iPhone 5 near Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

iPhone 5 is displayed in an Apple store in central Sydney shortly after going on sale to the public. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Passerby photographs Apple store logo with his Samsung Galaxy phone in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People wait in line to buy Apple Inc's iPhone 5 outside an Apple Store in Tokyo's Ginza district. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People wait in line to buy Apple Inc's iPhone 5 outside Apple Store in Tokyo's Ginza district. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People look at their mobile phones as they queue outside an Apple store and wait to buy an iPhone 5, in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People play card games as they queue outside an Apple store and wait to buy an iPhone 5, in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A shopper waiting in a queue outside an Apple store holds cards entitling her to buy two iPhones, in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People queue outside an Apple store as they wait to buy an iPhone 5, in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A sign, placed by a passerby, stands next to a line of people outside an Apple store in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Staff at an Apple store hold a meeting before they open their doors to the public, in central Sydney. TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Handout photo released by iFixit.com showing a new iPhone 5 being opened using a screwdriver in Melbourne. HANDOUT/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Handout photo showing a new iPhone 5 being opened using a screwdriver in Melbourne. HANDOUT/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Handout image released by iFixit.com shows a new iPhone 5 which has been opened in Melbourne,. HANDOUT/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People waiting in line to buy Apple Inc's iPhone 5 are reflected on a glass window outside an Apple Store in Tokyo. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Kae Shibata and Yutaro Noji show off their new Apple Inc's iPhone 5 outside an Apple Store in Tokyo. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

People look at Apple Inc's iPhone 5 displayed at an Apple Store in Tokyo's Ginza district. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Handout image released by iFixit.com shows various chips of a new iPhone 5 in Melbourne. HANDOUT/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A woman wearing a sleeping bag waits outside an Apple Store as she waits to purchase Apple Inc's iPhone 5 in Tokyo. YURIKO NAKAO/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Customers who just bought an iPhone 5 from an Apple store resells the newly released smartphone, to another man in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A customer shows two sets of iPhone 5 that she had ordered online, at an Apple store in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

A security guard looks on as customers gather outside an Apple store before the release of iPhone 5 in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Customers gather outside an Apple store before the release of iPhone 5 in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Staff applaud as customers enter to get new iPhone 5 at Apple Store in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

The iPhone 5: In stores now

Sets of newly released iPhone 5 are displayed at Apple Store in Hong Kong. BOBBY YIP/REUTERS