WATCH: First Guy In Perth To Get Hands On New iPhone Drops It On Live TV : The Two-Way Jack Cooksey, 18, was unpacking his brand-new iPhone 6 for a local TV reporter, when he accidentally dropped it. The rest of the customers still in line groaned.
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WATCH: First Guy In Perth To Get Hands On New iPhone Drops It On Live TV

This morning, tech geeks around the world lined up outside Apple stores to get their hands on the latest iteration of the company's smartphone.

We've seen this scene play out before many times. The customers walk in, drop a few hundred dollars, and walk out to applause with their shiny new iPhone in hand.

This morning in Perth, Australia, however, the script was upended when 18-year-old Jack Cooksey, who was the first to purchase a phone, decided to unpack it on live TV:

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The West Australian reports that the phone survived.

"Thankfully the toughened screen lived up to its promise," the paper writes.