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

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

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

By: HT CORRESPONDENT
| Updated on: Sep 13 2017, 10:33 IST
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.
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.

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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 89,000 in India.

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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

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