Apple’s iPhone X hits Asia stores as profits soar
The device features facial recognition, cordless charging and an edge to edge screen made of organic light emitting diodes used in high end televisions.
It marks the 10th coque iphone 5 3d chat anniversary of the first iPhone coque iphone 5s bois rose release and is released in about 50 markets around the world Friday.
The launch came as Apple announced its net profit rose 19 percent from a year ago to $10.7 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter to September 30. Revenues were up 12 percent coque iphone 5 galaxie to $52.6 coque iphone 6s attaque on titan billion.
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He said he had bought two of the 64 GB version, costing HK$8,588 ($1,100) each, one for him and coque iphone 5s ballon one for his wife. The 256 GB model costs HK$9,888.
Student Keith coque iphone 5s rigolo Li said all his friends were changing to the new phone and had set aside money for it. Li, 22, had traded in his old phone to help him meet the cost.
Inside the Hong Kong store, those still considering whether to buy were trying out facial recognition after concerns it may compromise the security of the phone.
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The iPhone is its main profit driver, accounting for more than half its revenues.
At one of Shanghai’s largest Apple outlets, buyers said the facial recognition and screen design were reasons they were happy to pay a hefty price.
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Apple closed out its fiscal year posting a full year profit of $48.35 billion, up 5.8 percent, on revenues of $229 billion, a rise of 6.3 percent from coque iphone 6 plus alice the previous year.
In the latest quarter the firm was able to reverse its fortunes in China, boosting overall sales by 12 percent in the “Greater China” region. Sales coque iphone 6 tommy hilfinger were up in other regions except for Japan, which saw an 11 percent revenue drop…