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Here’s how you can get your hands on the new iPhone X

Here’s how you can get your hands on the new iPhone X

9 months ago

Here’s how you can get your hands on the new iPhone X

9 months ago

The 10th anniversary special edition iPhone X, dubbed the “future of the smartphone” was unveiled with great fanfare on Tuesday, and is set to go on sale in October.

Apple has done away with the home button and ushered in a range of new features, including Face ID, which allows users to unlock the device simply by looking at it.

Undated handout photo issued by Apple of the new iPhone X, which is the most expensive phone the tech giant has ever made.

Its 5.8-inch edge-to-edge screen is a departure from previous models, while the new camera can analyse facial expressions and transform them into animal emojis, known as Animojis.

How, when and where can you buy one? Here’s what you need to know.

When will it be available?

Customers can pre-order online from October 27 and the device will be on sale from November 3 in 57 countries, including the UK.

It will also be available for purchase on the Apple website.

How much will it cost?

How the latest iPhone prices compare
(PA Graphics)

Priced at up to £1,149, it is the most expensive iPhone yet.

Handsets start at £999, however the iPhone Upgrade Programme, available through Apple, provides a pay monthly option starting from £56.45 after a £69 upfront cost.

The programme allows customers to purchase a service contract directly from Apple, instead of from one mobile network only.

Alternatively, customers can still opt for a mobile network.

What will I get for my money?

Customers can choose between iPhone’s standard colours: Silver or Space Grey.

The smallest capacity will be the 64GB device, available for £47.95 per month on finance. Space then jumps to 256GB, for just over £55 per month.

The new iPhone X is displayed in the showroom after the new product announcement at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Cupertino, Calif.
(Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

As with previous iPhone packages, the device comes with Lightning connector earphone, a USB cable and adapter, and a Lightning headphone jack adapter for non Apple earphones.

Apple is offering a free setup service for all iPhone X buyers.

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