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Apple looking at iPhone X pre-orders, slows down component delivery

Apple’s iPhone X was one of the most awaited smartphones of this year. Many people expected it to be the best-selling handset of 2017, however, it seems they might have been wrong. Instead of stepping up and manufacturing more handsets, Apple actually seems to slow down a little bit.

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pressjudge57d ago

They made a huge mistake now they finally need to up their game.

kevnb55d ago (Edited 55d ago )

they are fine, most people are just going to buy the iPhone 8 and 8 plus. By the way who is the source of this info?

mikeslemonade55d ago

It's not about the price tag as many presume. People ain't gonna trip over a less than 20% hike in price. It's the fact that Apple is making essentially two phones with severa skus and releasing them in the same two month window.

mcstorm54d ago

I do think this time round Apple have lost their buzz. The iPhone 8 had no queues in the UK and I don't know one person looking at getting the X

micbrc54d ago (Edited 54d ago )

You mean the iPhone 7s and 7s plus

bluefox75555d ago

People aren't beating down the door to spend $1000 on a lazy update? Imagine my shock!

PapaBop55d ago

Tbf, I am genuinely surprised, it's apple after all, you'd half expect their fanbase beating down the door over a polished turd if it had the apple logo printed on it.

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micbrc54d ago (Edited 54d ago )

Well Samsung launched the S8 which shares so much with the X and it's design ques (and we'll the same exact screen) and is offering it much cheaper. The standard users are probably thinking twice about switching.

Personally I still prefer a cleaner Android but I can understand the love the S8 gets

billw54d ago

Funny since you can’t preorder for another month

billw54d ago

Preorders begin 10/27 in 55 countries

neoragex52d ago

First no headphone jack, now no home button & Touch-ID, next pls remove the whole phone so it isn't expensive!