Over 200 iPhone queue tasks posted to Airtasker

Over 200 Australians have posted jobs on online outsourcing platform Airtasker to hire someone to queue for their iPhone 6 ahead of the launch in stores tomorrow. Give the record number of pre-orders, many consumers believe lining up outside stores may be the change of obtaining a handset day one.

Airtasker released the following figures in regards to iPhone 6 tasks posted on its platform:

  • Number of iPhone 6 queue tasks posted: 215 
  • Average price per assigned iPhone 6 queue task: $163.93
  • Average wait time (assume they will get the iPhone at 12noon): 10.5 Hours

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