Apple Store is down in preparation for Apple iPhone X pre-orders

As per tradition, the Apple Store app goes down prior to the beginning of pre-orders being accepted for the Apple iPhone X

As per tradition, the Apple Store app goes down prior to the beginning of pre-orders being accepted for the Apple iPhone X

Twenty-five minutes from now, pre-orders for the Apple iPhone X will start to be accepted. As we told you the other day, one of the best places to pre-order from is the Apple Store app. The process is much faster when you have this app installed on your iOS device before the pre-order period begins. Just don't confuse this with the Apple App Store, which is where you go to download and install apps and games on your iOS powered phone and tablet.

It is traditional for Apple to take down the Apple Store and the app just before it announces a new product, starts accepting pre-orders for a new device, or actually releases the new phone, tablet, computer etc. And with less than a hour remaining before pre-orders begin for the tenth anniversary iPhone model, we can tell you that the Apple Store is currently down.

The Apple iPhone X carries a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED screen. It is powered by the Apple A11 Bionic chipset, and includes the TrueDepth camera that powers Face ID. Wireless charging works with the glass back on the handset, and Portrait Lighting allows users to snap selfies using dramatic backdrops. A 2716mAh battery on board is slightly larger than the 2675mAh cell that powers the Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

The 64GB version of the iPhone X is priced at $999 with the 256GB model offered for $1,149. Most retailers, carriers and Apple are offering monthly installment plans. The color options are Silver and Space Gray. At 3pm EDT, the Apple Store will reopen and pre-orders for the iPhone X will be accepted. Tell us how you fared by dropping your comments in the box below. Good luck!

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23 Comments

1. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Waiting in front of my MacBook Pro, iPad Pro and iPhone 7 Plus to order one the earliest possible. Very nervous.....

2. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Good luck. :) I'll be giving this one a miss, hope it works out well for you!

14. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

2 to 3 weeks :(

16. PilzXDA

Posts: 28; Member since: Oct 01, 2016

That's why you buy them, then sell each phone for $3k on eBay

3. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

My bp was high because of this!!!

15. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Got mine for my niece.. 256gb silver with 2-3 wks delivery!

4. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

Waiting for the money!!!

5. Mindshrinkfb

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 27, 2016

Got to order my phone at 1125pm via vzw website it let me preorder and then 10 minutes later I went to order another for my wife and it wouldnt let me glitched in my favor. Up and running again. 7 min early. If your ordering at verizonwireless.com it should let you do it early.

6. Wickedsamaritan

Posts: 76; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

So you and your wife decides to put your eggs in the same basket?

10. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

got mine 10 mins early. Deliver by 11/3

7. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2125; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Placed my order before 1:59pm CST! 256gb Space Gray

8. androapplephone

Posts: 42; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

Got one ☝️

9. jacky899

Posts: 392; Member since: May 16, 2017

OMG it's fcked up I've been waiting for 12:00AM PDT and the website doesn't work. It still doesn't work and its 12:09AM.

12. Nopers unregistered

Should’ve used the app bro. The app went live for me at 8:03. Snatched 256GB silver up within the same minute and then relaxed and watched the shipment days slip.

24. jacky899

Posts: 392; Member since: May 16, 2017

The app didn't work for me. It was keep giving me the something special is coming message when I opened the app on my Iphone 7.

13. jacky899

Posts: 392; Member since: May 16, 2017

Finally got in and after dozens of tries entering my phone number and zip code it said cant reach carrier but still allow me to reserve a phone. Fingers crossed. :-)

17. Hollowmost

Posts: 414; Member since: Oct 10, 2017

No record breaking pre-orders lol

18. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2125; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Got a Xfinity Mobile Silver 256gb and VZ Space Gray 256gb. I am going to test drive XM...I may cut over completely from VZ.

19. apple-rulz

Posts: 1896; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Freaking AT&T had in me in a queue until almost 4AM! I lucked out though and was able to preorder a silver 64GB iPhone X, delivery to be by 11/3, but let’s see if that really happens. Good luck to all trying to preorder, hopefully I’ll be able to get at least 2 hours sleep before the workday starts if I fall asleep fast.

21. bigsimpd

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Same here bro I ordered the 256gb Silver At&T finally got in after 45 min wait it says delivery by Nov 3 can't wait

23. TerryD

Posts: 540; Member since: May 09, 2017

Check the smallprint. 11/3 might be 11th March :-)

20. kotan24

Posts: 304; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I called T-Mobile it was effortless no waiting in line took about 10 mins for processing and Boom! Order expected to hit my door by 11/03, good luck to rest of y’all

22. bigsimpd

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Got the 256gb silver At&t delivery by Nov 3 can't wait hope it's top Notch get it lol gonna enjoy my Notch to the fullest

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