Apple releases iPhone X; thousands wait in line around the world

Apple will be releasing the much anticipated iPhone X Friday for its 10th-anniversary offering.

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Thousands lined up around the world Friday morning to be among the first to get their hands on the new phone.

The iPhone X contains plenty of high-end hardware and new features, including face identification that unlocks the phone when the user looks at it. There is also an upgraded camera.

The iPhone X starts at $999 for the entry-level model.