Apple fans queue for hours as new iPhone X is released in the UK

Hoards of Apple fans queued for hours outside a city centre store as the company releases it’s most revolutionary handset to date – the iPhone X

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Tech fans can be seen queueing outside the Apple store, in Birmingham city centre, as they hope to get their hands on the new model that comes complete with face ID, 3D camera, animated emojis, known as animojis, and wireless charging.

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The iconic iPhone has been overhauled to mark its tenth anniversary and is available to buy in stores today, across the UK.

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The new device was revealed at a glittering ceremony in California, in September this year and has been available to order in the US since October 27.

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In the US the new device would cost you $1000, which equates to £750, but customers in the UK will be paying an eye-watering £999, twice the price of the original handset that launched ten years ago.

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Chief Executive, Tim Cook, said that the new model was a milestone in the companies history.