First-day preorders for the iPhone X sell out in minutes, Apple says demand is 'off the charts'
- The iPhone X became available for preorder early Friday morning.
- Only people who ordered in the first few minutes will get their preorder the first day it comes out, though.
- Analyst Gene Munster found that first-day iPhone X deliveries in the US from Apple were mostly sold out in 17 minutes and totally gone in 38 minutes.
- Apple stores will also have stock next Friday, though Apple advises to get in line early.
Apple's most advanced iPhone saw its shipping times slip to weeks in the minutes after it first went up for preorder on Friday morning.
- It's Apple's highest-end iPhone.
- It features a visually different design from older iPhones.
- The screen covers a much larger percentage of the front than that of older iPhones.
- The screen uses a new technology called OLED that sports blacker blacks and other benefits.
- It has a longer battery life than the iPhone 7.
- It has a 3D depth-sensing camera on the front of the phone called TrueDepth.
- TrueDepth is used to unlock the phone, taking the place of the fingerprint sensor.