Giant iPhone 5 lines have Gene Munster giddy with excitement: the Piper analyst estimates lines...

|By:, SA News Editor

Giant iPhone 5 lines have Gene Munster giddy with excitement: the Piper analyst estimates lines at Boston, New York, and Minneapolis Apple Stores were 83% larger than they were for the 4S (ed: is he sure it's not 84%?), and predicts Apple (AAPL +0.8%) will sell 8M iPhone 5 units through Sunday. Topeka's Brian White predicts "only" 6M-6.5M launch weekend sales, though that's well above the 4M posted last year by the 4S. (FQ4 estimates) (pre-orders) (wait times)