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iPod mini sales hot in Japan

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Monday, July 26, 2004
News Categories: iPod mini

“Thousands of people lined up outside electronics stores in Japan on Saturday as Apple Computer launched sales of its iPod Mini digital music player.

About 1,500 people were lined up outside Apple’s store in Tokyo’s Ginza district before the store opened at 10 a.m. Tens of thousands of the devices have already reportedly been reserved by customers.”

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Comments

1

There is a picture in the forums that show minis lined up!  It makes me jealous sometimes.

Posted by Asian_N02 on July 27, 2004 at 5:10 AM (PDT)

2

“THOUSANDS of people lined up”

“About 1,500 people were lined up”

Both lines appear in that story, which one is correct?

Posted by pab on July 27, 2004 at 7:50 AM (PDT)

3

  The other one.

Posted by rot13 on July 27, 2004 at 8:02 AM (PDT)

4

Thousands were lined up all over Japan.  Then, more specifically, 1,500 people were lined up outside Apple’s store in Tokyo’s Ginza district.  Two different ideas there Scooter.

Posted by TommyBoy in Colorado on July 27, 2004 at 11:47 AM (PDT)

5

Either way…it looks like there might be a shortage in minis over there as well.  Do you all feel the same way?

Posted by Asian_N02 in Delaware on July 28, 2004 at 3:17 AM (PDT)

6

the japanese will line up for anything. what’s the story here?

Posted by david aames on July 29, 2004 at 10:49 AM (PDT)

7

The Japanese will line up for the release of the latest Hello Kitty alarm clock. wink

Posted by rob on July 31, 2004 at 8:55 AM (PDT)

8

I’d line up for her:

http://medias.lemonde.fr/medias/image_article/une_ipod_0108042-183.jpg

Posted by Pod-Brain on August 1, 2004 at 8:43 PM (PDT)

9

The electronics district is called Akihabara and the Apple store is in Ginza.  Both in the greater Tokyo area, but two very different locations, hence, two different queues.

Posted by Duh on August 15, 2004 at 11:03 PM (PDT)

10

watz the price 4 an ipod mini in china plz email da price 2 me

Posted by dl on July 11, 2005 at 10:15 AM (PDT)

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