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Why lines for a new iPhone aren't as long this time around

The line at New York City's flagship Apple store for the new iPhone 6S was much shorter than it was in previous iPhone launches. CNET's Bridget Carey looks at why and the impact of new carrier plans.

The typical iPhone launch day mania at New York City's flagship Apple store wasn't as manic this time.

The first customer to buy an iPhone 6S was greeted with the usual eruption of cheers at the iconic 5th Avenue Apple store. But the line wasn't as long as it usually is on a launch day. In this CNET Update report, we examine a few reasons why that may be the case:

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