The year-long wait for Apple fans came to an end as users grabbed their iPhone X that went on sale on November 3 around the world. For Indian customers, the iPhone X will go on sale today (November 3), from 6 p.m. onwards at authorised Apple Reseller Stores.
The iPhone X 64GB variant starts at Rs 89,000 and the 256GB variant of iPhone X will cost Rs 1,02,000 and is available in silver and black.
Apple iPhone X features an all-glass and stainless steel design fitted into a 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip with neural engine for powerful machine learning, augmented reality and immersive 3D gaming experiences, wireless charging and Face ID.
Phone X also features a redesigned dual 12MP rear camera system with dual optical image stabilisation. The ƒ/1.8 aperture on the wide-angle camera joins an improved ƒ/2.4 aperture on the telephoto camera for better photos and videos.
The camera app in the iPhone X also offers Natural Light; Studio Light; Contour Light: Dramatic shadows with highlights and lowlights; Stage Light: The subject’s face is spotlit against a deep black background; Stage Light Mono: Like Stage Light, but in classic black and white filters.
Apple has also added True Tone technology that dynamically adjusts the white balance of the display to match the surrounding light for a more natural, paper-like viewing experience.
Apple on Thursday also announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter ending September 30. Apple sold 46.7 million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad units in the fourth quarter and the company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion, an increase of 12 per cent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.07, up 24 per cent. International sales accounted for 62 per cent of the quarter’s revenue.
“Apple’s year-over-year revenue growth rate accelerated for the fourth consecutive quarter and drove EPS growth of 24 per cent in the September quarter “We also generated strong operating cash flow of $15.7 billion and returned $11 billion to investors through our capital return program.”