Apple customers know that Apple products (almost always? always?) exceed their expectations, so they are willing to buy a new Apple product sigh unseen.
In fact, the leaks act as a "pre-availability review" for buyers -- by the time the product is available for launch, most of the important details are known.
I love the lightening adapter -- so much so I wish micro/mini-USB would be dropped by the world in favor of it.
Maps is a non-issue. I paid $30 for the TomTom...