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Apple iPhone X India launch on November 3; prices start at Rs 89,000

The new Apple iPhone X will be coming to India around the same time as the US.

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At its event today, Apple finally took the wraps off its anniversary edition iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10). This new iPhone is unlike any Apple smartphone we have ever seen, and not surprisingly it is anything but cheap. Now the company has revealed that the iPhone X will come to India on November 3.

Apple iPhone X India price, availability

In the US, the Apple iPhone X will go up for pre-orders on October 27, and will eventually start shipping from November 3. Prices in the US start from $999 (approximately Rs 64,000). Interestingly, Apple plans to bring the iPhone X to India at the same time. The company has announced that the iPhone X will arrive in India on November 3, and prices will start at a whopping Rs 89,000. This is for the 64GB variant, and there is a 256GB variant as well.

To put this into perspective, prices for the the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will start from Rs 64,000. The two other iPhones will be available in India starting from September 29. Apple has also announced prices for iPhone X accessories. A range of leather and silicon cases will retail from Rs 3,500, while the leather folio case will be available for Rs 8,600. Lightning docs for the new iPhones will be available from Rs 4,700. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X India prices revealed: All you need to know

Apple iPhone X specifications, features

As far as specifications are concerned, the Apple iPhone X flaunts a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED screen. The Super Retina Display features a resolution of 2436×1125 pixels, and a density of 458ppi. Under the hood is an A11 Bionic 64-bit chipset paired with an M11 motion coprocessor.

For photography, there is a dual-camera setup at the back. This setup includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle snapper with f/1.8 aperture, and a 12-megapixel telephoto snapper with f/2.4 aperture. Alongside the camera is a quad-LED TrueTone flash. Up front is a 7-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture, Portrait Mode and a new Portrait Lighting feature.

With an edge-to-edge display, there is no place for a physical home button. So in place of Touch ID, Apple has now opted for a new method of biometric authentication called Face ID. As the name suggests, this feature basically scans your face to unlock the iPhone X. The rest of the features include water and dust resistance, and a battery that is said to last up to two hours longer than the iPhone 7.