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‘You can buy iPhone X but not afford cess’: Twitter erupts in jokes after Apple unveils Rs 89k phone

Twitter users had hilarious reactions to Apple’s newly-unveiled iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on Tuesday.

tech Updated: Sep 13, 2017 10:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, Philip Schiller, introduces AirPower, a wireless charging system, during a media event at Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino, California.(AFP Photo)

You love it, you hate it, but you really can’t ignore it.

Apple launched three smartphones -- iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X -- on its 10th anniversary on Tuesday. The smartphones feature facial recognition to unlock the device, and the iPhone X has an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch “super retina” display that has improved resolution.

The much-awaited iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel that Apple CEO Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone”, will cost Rs 89,000 in India.

From comparisons with its rival Android to sheer surprise at the price of the new iPhone, here are some of the funniest reactions on Twitter:

Figuring out the features first

What’s the price of an Apple?

Twitter logic: If you can afford an iPhone, you can pay the cess tax

The Android vs Apple debate again

First Published: Sep 13, 2017 08:57 IST