First iPad mini launch videos


Philip Elmer-DeWitt is a senior editor at Fortune.



Climbing the glass staircase in Hong Kong

FORTUNE -- Friday's launch of the iPad mini -- scheduled to hit 34 countries before the day was through -- began overnight in a half dozen Pacific Rim cities.

The turnout wasn't as big as for a new iPhone, but if you wanted to buy the mini at an Apple (aapl) store, you had to stand in line.

Below: The first videos.

Hong Kong:

Tokyo:

Seoul:

Sydney:

http://youtu.be/nHeWPzYj4Ng

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