New iphones go on sale, with short lines at stores

Apple's new iPhone 8, right, and 8 Plus on sale at the Apple Store in Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district in Japan on Sept 22, 2017. New iPhones went on sale Friday across the world, but short lines and fewer people were seen at the stores waiting to buy the high-priced products compared to previous years.

Customers look at Apple's new iPhone 8 Plus after it goes on sale at an Apple Store in Shanghai, Sept 22, 2017.