The first buyers here are two 22-year-old students who flew in from Bangkok, Thailand. The two friends said they made preorders online before coming here and queuing at six in the morning. The phones are for themselves and their parents.
33-year-old bank service manager, Wang Wei Hong, is a true iPhone fanatic who has owned every iPhone model released thus far. He was third in line at Singtel's iPhone 8 launch event in September, but this time, he made it first.
For optimal press coverage they let us inside before they opened the store on the condition that we wouldn't shoot anything until doors opened. I made my way upstairs to get a better shot of the action.