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New iPhone on sale for £2k

Apple's new iPhone is being advertised for as much as £2,000 on eBay as sellers hope people will pay over the odds to get their hands on the device. Fans have been queueing outside Apple stores around the world to buy the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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Apple fans camp out for new iPhone 5S and 5C

Apple fans eagerly awaiting the release of the new iPhone 5S and 5C have already started queuing outside the company's flagship London store, a day before the gadgets go on sale.

Fans queue outside London's flagship Apple store on Regent Street ahead of the release of the new iPhone 5S and 5C. Credit: PA Wire

Apple has described the new iPhone 5S as the "most forward-thinking smartphone in the world".

It is an upgrade to the popular iPhone 5 and features an improved camera and extended battery life as well as novel features like a fingerprint reader.

Harry Barrington-Mountfield, Max Fisher and Harry Richer sit in a tent outside the Apple store. Credit: PA Wire

The introduction of the iPhone 5C marks Apple's first departure from high-end devices.

Chief executive Tim Cook promised the 5C would come with "all the great technology that customers have loved" on its previous models but at around half the price.

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