The first in line is Mr Le Than from Vietnam and he had started queuing since 6AM. In India, an average earner can well forget about buying the new iPhone.
Today is the day when Apple fans can finally get their hands on the new iPhone XS and XS Max.
Theoretically Apple is offering the XR at a cheaper price, but I don't think they have lowered their profit margins because of it. Display adds a significant amount to a phone's manufacturing cost, so Apple is saving a lot of money by packing in a very inferior display.More news: Emilia Clarke, Mother Of Dragons, Got The Perfect Tattoo Of Her Babies
Still, Apple promises better endurance than previous year, probably due to the more efficient 7nm A12 Bionic chip. Well, at least you can have Deliveroo bring in your orders to your spot in line.
The smartphones also come with dual-SIM capabilities, with the second slot using an eSIM - although this will not be available in the UAE for now. It's not a big surprise as the iPhone features the same screen size and dimensions as the iPhone X. That said, it would be interesting to see how Apple has setup the internals on the iPhone XS Max, given its bigger chassis.
Data from electronics trade-in site BankMyCell, first shared to Khaleej Times, noted that, taking into consideration pre-order weeks only, interest in the iPhone XS grew 585.71 per cent compared to the iPhone X's 871.42 per cent spike past year.
This is the fastest and most efficient processor the USA technology firm has ever created and is also much more efficient meaning longer battery life.More news: I am not a thief, says Najib after facing 25 new charges
On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook attempted to defend the record pricing for one of the company's upcoming iPhones-but his explanation is only raising more questions.
The entry-level smartphone comes in capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB, and is priced at Dh3,179, Dh3,389 and Dh3,809, respectively.
Apple recently launched its next generation iPhones - iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The iPhone XR will be up for pre-orders from October 19, while the sale is expected to start from October 26.More news: 44 killed in Lake Victoria ferry accident