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Apple Watch hits Tokyo but fails to draw crowds (+10 photos)

There were few long lineups but some Apple fans were eager to see the long-anticipated smartwatch

  • Prospective Apple Watch buyers look at the options on display at mobile carrier SoftBank's Omotesando shop in Tokyo on Friday. About 40 people lined up to get a chance to order the smartwatch.

  • A shop attendant at SoftBank's Omotesando outlet in Tokyo helps a prospective Apple Watch buyer on Friday. About 40 people were lining up to see the smartwatch.

  • A shop attendant at SoftBank's Omotesando outlet in Tokyo helps a prospective Apple Watch buyer on Friday. About 40 people were lining up to see the smartwatch.

  • A SoftBank shop attendant helps Tomoki Hasegawa, 38, choose an Apple Watch on Friday in Tokyo. The smartphone app developer said the smartwatch reminded him of cool wrist gadgets used by superheroes on TV shows he watched as a kid.

  • Apple Watch Sport models are displayed in Tokyo on Friday at mobile carrier SoftBank's Omotesando outlet. About 40 people were lining up at the shop for a chance to order the Apple smartwatch.

  • A Japanese reporter tries out the Apple Watch Edition, a gold version of the smartwatch, on Friday at an Apple Store in Tokyo. The luxury smartwatches start at about US$10,000.

  • Apple Watches are seen in a drawer on Friday at an Apple Store in Tokyo.

  • Customers at an Apple Store in Tokyo gaze at Apple Watches on Friday, when they went on pre-order.

  • The Apple Watch is seen in an interactive display case on Friday at an Apple Store in Tokyo.

  • The Apple Watch Edition, a gold version of the Apple smartwatch, is seen Friday at an Apple Store in Tokyo. The luxury devices start at about US$10,600 in Japan.

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