Apple Discontinues iphone X to make room for new iphones
Woah!! Apple has just revealed on a Special Event at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California on September 12, 2018 that it will be discontinuing the iPhone
iPhone X which was
launched less than a year ago will be replaced by the introduction of three new
iPhones. With the iPhone XS starting at a price of $999, and
the addition of the cheaper $749 iPhone XR announced, the iPhone X has
Also, the iPhone SE
and 6s have been removed from Apple’s website as well, marking the end of
iPhones with headphone jacks.
Despite rumors of low sales since its launch, Apple
earnings showed that the iPhone X actually sold quite well.
CEO Tim Cook said in February, “iPhone X
surpassed our expectations and has been our top-selling iPhone every week since
it shipped in November.” Still, with the new iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR,
it makes sense for Apple to remove the iPhone X from the lineup. Though the
iPhone X, SE, and 6s have all been removed from the US market, it doesn’t rule
out the sale of these older devices in the developing countries.
There’s no longer a good reason to shell out for the
more expensive iPhone X, except maybe the exclusivity of owning a phone that
was ushered in with the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone. It was the
first to introduce the now-ubiquitous notch that’s influenced the entire mobile
industry with a wave of copycat designs, and the first iPhone with Face ID. It
introduced intuitive gesture controls and with the phone came wireless
charging, plus AirPods.
iPhone X definitely
wasn’t a perfect phone; the lack of a headphone jack still bothers people and
some of them take plenty of accidental screenshots daily with my iPhone X. But
now that it’s being discontinued, people might try to hold onto it for a little