How excited can you possibly get about the iPhone?

Professional and amateur enthusiasts haven't quite compared the unseen device to the Second Coming

Published September 12, 2012 1:09PM (EDT)

Nothing gets the Internet excited quite like a new mobile device from totally benevolent Apple Inc.:

Topeka Capital analyst Brian White is really excited:

In case anyone needs an analyst to tell them, Topeka Capital analyst Brian White has told the world that he believes the iPhone 5 will be the ”biggest upgrade in consumer electronics history.” If that doesn’t get you excited, I don’t really know what will.

CNET is really excited:

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These people are really excited:

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The guy who made this "Gangnam Style" iPhone 5 parody is really excited:


The economy is really excited:

We believe the release of iPhone 5 could potentially add between 1/4 to 1/2%-point to fourth quarter annualized GDP growth. Our equity analysts believe around 8 million iPhone 5's will be sold in the US in Q4, even while sales of previous generation iPhones are maintained at a solid pace.

Are YOU excited?

By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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