iPhone X, Apple’s first all-screen smartphone, is all set to go up for pre-orders in 55 countries including India from today, Friday, October 27. The phone will go on sale next Friday, November 3, in the same regions i.e. Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, the UK, the US, and US Virgin Islands.
iPhone X pre-orders and price in India
If you are interested in pre-ordering the iPhone X in India, you can head to Amazon or Flipkart – iPhone X pre-orders open at 12:31pm IST, the same time that pre-orders open in Cupertino, California at 12:01am local time on Friday. Users can also head to Apple resellers and other partner outlets to pre-book their iPhone X unit.
iPhone X India price starts at Rs. 89,000 for the 64GB version while the 256GB version is priced at Rs. 1,02,000. The smartphone will be available in Silver and Space Grey colours. Apple has already revealed pricing of the Apple-designed accessories like leather and silicone cases which will be available starting at Rs. 3,500. An all-new iPhone X leather folio will be available at Rs. 8,600 while a Lightning Dock in colour-matching metallic finishes will be available at Rs. 4,700.
At this price, the iPhone X will be the most expensive smartphone in the country with closest rival being the Pixel 2 XL, which went up for pre-orders in India on Thursday at Rs. 73,000 for the base variant. Apple’s own iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus went on sale in India back last month. The iPhone 8 price in India starts at Rs. 64,000 for the 64GB variant and is Rs. 77,000 for the 256GB model. iPhone 8 Plus 64GB and 256GB storage models come at Rs. 73,000 and Rs. 86,000, respectively.
iPhone X specifications and features
iPhone X is the company’s first all-screen smartphone and sports a 5.8-inch Super Retina display. It packs Face ID, wireless charging, all glass and surgical-grade stainless steel body. It also comes with water and dust resistance. It has two 12-megapixel cameras with OIS. The rear camera now packs dual optical image stabilisation which includes new colour filter, deeper pixels, and image signal processor. There’s a 7-megapixel front-facing FaceTime HD camera. It is powered by A11 Bionic processor which comes with neural engine for supporting machine learning, augmented reality and 3D gaming. The iPhone X sports an all glass and stainless steel design with all-screen display.
Apple iPhone X
|Release date||September 2017|
|Dimensions (mm)||143.60 x 70.90 x 7.70|
|Screen size (inches)||5.80|
|Processor make||Apple A11 Bionic|
|Operating System||iOS 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|