Electric - Electronics, Tokyo
The LAOX is the biggest electronic shop in town. The main shop across the street at subwaystation Akihabara offers 7 floors of electronics. Unfortunately not every article is that cheap as you would expect in Japan.
On the 7th floor there is an amazing collection of souvenirs. These are good priced and when you spend 10.000 yen, you get it dutyfree.
Once you arrive there, you will very surprise I reckon. There are so many electric shop
everywhere in town. I got lost actually LOL
You can ask discount as well. Good luck!
Some shop for foreigners as well. DFS as well.
What to buy: Digital video camera,Digital camera,DVD and etc. All electric devices.
One of the best places to visit in Tokyo for yr camera needs.
The store is some 7 floors tall- or more?
What to buy: Great options for camera purchase- esp digital cameras. A huge variety of other related electronic goods are also available, some on fairly good discount schemes.
I would say, you can buy the world cheapest and the most advance computer and laptop in Japan. The price you can get here in Japan basically is 40% cheapper than any country in Asia, Europe and America.
What to buy: Home Computer and laptop
What to pay: Basically is about 40% cheapper than any other country in the world
This computer and electronics store is part of the huge Laox Store in Akihabara. Loads and loads of computers and TV games to your heart's content!
What to buy: Buying PS2 games here are cheaper than the normal electronics stores in Shinjuku. But, please be warned that the games are for Japanese consoles.
In the Akihabara district every shop sells electronics, from cameras and computers to washing machines or lamps.
What to buy: Tom did buy a brandnew digital camera. A Canon D10. As we already have Canon conventional cameras we can use our lenses for this one as well.
It was a bit more than we expected and we payed with our creditcard. The creditcard company tought there was foul play and blocked the card....... So when we went to dinner with Yuichi that night our card was refused ! Luckely we had enough cash.
But you can also buy much inexpensive things like video or computergames.
Shopping in Japan, as in most other places, is an art form. In Tokyo, you're going to need a lot of cash to express yourself creatively, even though prices on some products have been dropping because of the current economic downturn. Check retail prices at the manufacturers' showrooms, then head for the discount stores to make your purchases.
What to buy: Electronics gadgests can be bought at reasonable prices.
What to pay: Less than in the UK for a nice Camera Lense.
This is one of the famous chain stores in Japan. Here's one of many stores in Shinjuku District.
What to buy: Any wacky gadget that you may have never seen in your life.
There are many in the city center, really huge ones up to 10 floors.
What to buy: Nothing! it is quite expensive and not standart! for europa, but worth to visit.
What to pay: nothig