In case you missed it: The iPhone X release

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By Shauna Golden

The newest iPhone is finally here. The iPhone X went on sale nationally at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. According to the Apple website, the phone's cheapest version retails at $999, making it the most expensive iPhone model thus far.

Though the newest model officially went on sale Friday, the iPhone X has been available for pre-order since Oct. 27. However, the pre-orders sold out within 10 minutes. According to USA Today, the iPhone X was unavailable for in-store pickup on Friday in major cities such as New York, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Houston, just to name a few.

What is all the hype about?

According to Apple, the newest model contains a super retina display, OLED panels that offer stronger colors, a true depth camera that enables facial recognition, wireless charging and water resistance.

Due to the high demand for the iPhone X, there is currently an expected shipping period of three to four weeks.

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