The much-anticipated upgrade to the wildly popular smartphone, the iPhone 4S launched worldwide on Oct. 14, 2011. Apple fans from Paris to Toyko camped out, paid respects to the recently-passed Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and grabbed the latest gadget of their dreams.
A customer wears a mask of Steve Jobs as he waits in a long line at the Apple Store Ginza store in Ginza shopping district, Tokyo, Japan, on October 14, 2011. The new iPhone 4s was introduced globally on October 14th. UPI/Keizo Mori
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