People camping outside the Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo to get the new iPhone5

People camping outside the Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo to get the new iPhone5

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September 12, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – Nothing seems to prevent these hard-core Apple lovers from getting new iPhones as a small group of prospective buyers camp out in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo’s bustling Ginza shopping district on Thursday, September 12, more than a week before the scheduled launch of iPhone 5s and lower-cost iPhone 5c. Apple announced the new mobile phones will be available in stores in Japan, U.S. and seven other countries on September 20. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

People camping outside the Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo to get the new iPhone5

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September 12, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – A notice taped on the sidewalk tells “I’m the 10th in the line, I’m not here at night, but please don’t steal my place!” as a small group of hard-core Apple lovers have started camping out in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo’s bustling Ginza shopping district on Thursday, September 12, more than a week before the scheduled launch of iPhone 5s and lower-cost iPhone 5c. Apple announced the new mobile phones will be available in stores in Japan, U.S. and seven other countries on September 20. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)