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I have no idea if the version that's going on sale via Emobile middle of the month has a different software image than the one sold in Play Store.

Went out to Akihabara today, from one end to the other. Not a single Nexus 5 case to be found.

On Docomo at least, no Google Wallet.

Trivial to get running on Docomo if you've already got an Xi contract with 3FF SIM:
1. Go to www.mydocomo.com, log in with your mobile number and password
a. sign up for moperaU service (6 months free, after 6 months you'll want to change it to moperaU light)
b. cancel your sp-mode service (save 315 yen/mo for those 6 months)
2. Put the SIM in the Nexus 5 and power it on
Done.

Detailed rundown for those with weak japanese-fu at http://www.aeug.org/drupal/node/22
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There are issues with bmobile 3G SIMs. The answer may be a reissue with LTE SIM and a change of plan, to the tune of over 5000 yen in extra charges plus the loss of the legacy voice plans, which come with a call allowance, unlike the plans for the LTE SIMs.
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Sir where did you get or bought the google nexus 5? It is already available at akihabara? Please reply thanks in advance
 
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Sir where did you get or bought the google nexus 5? It is already available at akihabara? Please reply thanks in advance
You can buy it at google play store. I went to akiba yesterday but still not found.
 
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I've confirmed with JCI that Bmobile 3G users are screwed, ones with voice service particularly so.

3150 yen SIM reissue charge
2100 yen plan change charge
loss of the 1000 yen/mo voice communication allowance on an ongoing basis

If you are on a Bmobile 3G plan and want to not get anally violated without even a courtesy reacharound, don't get a Nexus 5. Or get one and MNP to someone else and complain loudly to JCI as you are walking out the door.
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Guys if there is available google nexus 5 at akihabara in japan please post it here thanks in advance and about ordering on google store I'm not always at home and no one will pick it up if I'm on my work that's why I cannot order it from them and if I cannot pick it up they will leave it out your door that is also the reason the package or my order will lost...
 
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Guys if there is available google nexus 5 at akihabara in japan please post it here thanks in advance and about ordering on google store I'm not always at home and no one will pick it up if I'm on my work that's why I cannot order it from them and if I cannot pick it up they will leave it out your door that is also the reason the package or my order will lost...
staff at Bic camera told me that Nexus 5 will be available next fri.(15 Nov.)
 
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Just checking in as I'm also here in Japan and using the B-mobile Sumaho LTE plan (I was already using it on my Nexus 4 so I had no changeover problems).

I checked out Akiba and couldn't find any cases either. Hope they get some soon! I ordered my phone via the Play Store first day and it was delivered yesterday.

Everything works as advertised and the B-mobile APNs were already in the phone. I just had to select the Sumaho LTE APN and it worked immediately.

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Just checking in as I'm also here in Japan and using the B-mobile Sumaho LTE plan (I was already using it on my Nexus 4 so I had no changeover problems).

I checked out Akiba and couldn't find any cases either. Hope they get some soon! I ordered my phone via the Play Store first day and it was delivered yesterday.

Everything works as advertised and the B-mobile APNs were already in the phone. I just had to select the Sumaho LTE APN and it worked immediately.
There were a few cases available on amazon.co.jp, but all went out of stock by thursday. I ordered the last one of two different styles and one of them should be arriving today.

There should be no shortage by next friday when emobile starts selling them.
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staff at Bic camera told me that Nexus 5 will be available next fri.(15 Nov.)
These would only be emobile contract-required ones, if they didn't already tell you that.
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