Apple Stores opened their doors to hundreds of eager customers this morning, as the much anticipated iPhone 4S goes on sale today.
There were reportedly hundreds of fans lined up outside stores hoping to be among the first to get their hands on Apple’s new handset.
The iPhone 4S will be the first iPhone that will not be exclusive to Softbank, as KDDI has become the second carrier to sell Apple’s coveted phone in Japan. It will be interesting to see whether or not Softbank loses many of its customers to the competing carrier.
Given expected requirements for carrying the iPhone, such as sales volume targets and pricing system specifically designed for the iPhone, it’s difficult for DoCoMo to introduce the iPhone for the time being.
To get an idea of the lines outside Apple Stores this morning, check out the video clip below (ht Nobi) for a look at the hundreds that queued in front of the Ginza location in Tokyo.