SoftBank Launches iPhone 5 in Japan

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September 21, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – President Masayoshi Son of SoftBank (L) and actress Aya Ueto (R) conduct the countdown in an event launching Apple’s new smartphone iPhone 5 at the SoftBank’s flagship store in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district on Friday, September 21, 2012. Thinner, lighter and larger than its predecessors, the iPhone 5 is sold in the country through two leading mobile phone carriers SoftBank and KDDI. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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September 21, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Apple manias, some wearing iPhone headgear, wait patiently for the opening of the flagship store of Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank as it launches iPhone 5 in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district on Friday, September 21, 2012. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)