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Apple Call Off iPhone 4S Sales in Beijing, Crowd Gets Furious

Written on January 15, 2012 by R. Cruise

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Apple prioritizes safety but people came armed with eggs.

The iPhone 4S was launched in Beijing last October 14, 2011 and it was only on January 13, 2011 that it goes on sale. Over 300 customers gathered and encircled the Apple store in Beijing’s Sanlitun district in the hopes to score the latest Apple iPhone. According to news, the crowd was composed of workers as well as scalpers who aim to sell the smartphones at cheaper prices.

The Apple store was set to open at 7am but didn’t pusj through. Sometime around 7:15 am, a security guard announced that Apple is canceling the sales of the iPhone 4S for that day. Upon hearing the announcement, the irritated crowd turned wild and began throwing bag of eggs at the store’s interiors.

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