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Asians in iPhone 'gold rush'

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SINGAPORE - Asian consumers have snapped up Apple's first gold-coloured iPhone, but many were left disappointed and frustrated at missing out during Friday's highly anticipated global launch of the 5S. 

An employee examines a gold iPhone 5S at the Apple Store in London. (AFP Photo)

From Japan to Singapore, China and Hong Kong, there was a particular clamour for the gold-coloured version, closely associated with wealth in Asian cultures.

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