New iPads In High Demand Globally

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(CNN) Consumers in Japan are famously keen on snapping up the latest technology before anyone else.

So, it's little surprise that queues were forming in Tokyo far ahead of Friday's  i-Pad launch.
While some in Japan see Apple as a threat to  homegrown  tech companies -- the mood in the capital was one of celebration this morning.

Kyung Lah joined the throng and spoke to some of the first owners of the world's most talked-about tablet.