iPhone X Is a Step Toward 'Invisible' Tech

Reviewers discuss Face ID, battery life, and the phone's legacy
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2017 11:30 AM CDT
The new iPhone X is displayed in Cupertino, Calif.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

(Newser) – It took only minutes for the iPhone X to sell out worldwide before any detailed reviews came in. Tech analysts don't think early adopters will be disappointed, except perhaps when it comes to cost. Forbes notes Apple's highest-priced iPhone yet—$999 for a 64GB model, $1,149 for a 256GB model—is also most expensive when it comes to repairs. Repairing an iPhone X's display will cost $279, compared to $149 for the iPhone 8, while other damage will cost $549 to repair. That's at least $150 more than a similar repair to any other iPhone. The Apple insurance policy for an iPhone X is also pricier than for other models. Now for the phone itself:

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