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No long queues in Hong Kong on iPhone 8 launch day

No long queues in Hong Kong on iPhone 8 launch day

Accordingly, even when taking into account the exchange rate, Singaporeans are paying around $150 to $180 extra for the two iPhone 8 models, $170 to $200 extra for the two iPhone 8 Plus models, and $220 to $250 extra for the two iPhone X handsets.

Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new iPhone was generating.

One of the features that iFixit emphasized this time around was a feature in the new iPhone 8 camera.

When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. "There were fewer than 30 people lining up before the store opened, "according to Reuters".

The iPhone X similarly costs more in the United Kingdom, starting at £999 with Value-Added Tax, and in Australia where it starts at AU$1,579 and New Zealand where the base iPhone X costs NZ$1,799.

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She finished by thanking the thousands of people who had worked to promote the party in the lead up to the election. That will likely have implications for the New Zealand dollar, the world's 11th most-traded currency in 2016.

A local newspaper quoted owners of two different shops in the plaza as saying that they believe the iPhone 8 is not warmly welcomed by customers because it is not substantially different from the iPhone 7, but they expect the sales of the iPhone X will be better.

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the new iPhone 8 during a media event at Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino, California.

A customer being handed over her new iPhone 8.

Still, the iPhone X's higher price (it starts at $999 in the United States and £949 in the UK, with even higher prices across Europe and other parts of the world) could help Apple's relatively stagnant growth, particularly in the crucial market of China. It includes the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus that arrived Friday, plus the far pricier, more advanced iPhone X scheduled to arrive six weeks later, which many Apple investors. They noted that just like the iPhone 6 Plus camera, the iPhone 8 camera was now using the same optical image stabilizing feature of integrating four magnets around the camera lens.


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