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Fanboy moment: iPhone X mania grips the world

Apple's iPhone party overtook the world on Thursday night as long queues were seen outside iPhone stores across New York, Beijing, Singapore, Australia and London.

iphone Fanboys

People line up outside the 5th Avenue Apple store in New York. iPhone 'fans' were seen queueing outside shops several hours before the official launch of the iconic Apple phone.

China rocks to iPhoneX

Long queues were seen outside iPhone stores in Beijing as the craze to own the iphoneX spread like wildfire on Thursday night.

The much awaited iPhone X hits stores at midnight on November 3.

iPhoneX wildfire spreads to London

iPhone 'enthusiats' outside Apple's Regent street store in central London on November 3, waiting for the store to open.

iphone X 'virus' hits Hong Kong

An employee counts cash at an Apple store as a customer buys two 10th anniversary iPhone X phones in Hong Kong on November 3.

Apple profits soared by a fifth as its flagship iPhone X hit stores in Asia on November 3.

'First' buyer in Sydney

The 'first' buyer of an iPhone X in Sydney, Mazen Kourouche, takes a selfie inside an Apple showroom on November 3.

Apple iPhone X went on sale in Australia with long queues outside the Apple stores.

iPhone X emoji features

A member of Apple staff pose with a new Apple iPhone X smartphone showing new emoji features in Apple's Regent Street store in central London.

iphone X launch in Singapore

A man tries out the Animoji feature on an iPhone X during its launch at the Apple store in Singapore.

Apple's flagship iPhone X hit stores on November 3

People try the Animoji feature on iPhone X during its launch at the Apple store in Singapore on November 3.

Show me the iphone...

A Chinese customer poses with the new iPhone X set at an Apple showroom in Beijing.

Big deal

An Apple employee applauds a customer who purchased his new iPhone X at an Apple store in Beijing.

iphone X: Australia's new toy

A customer using his iPhone 7 takes a picture of iPhone X launched on November 3 in Australia.

Marco's White Jr likes iPhone X

Marco White Jr., son of British chef Marco Pierre White poses with his Apple iPhone X after being one of the first to purchase the newly released smartphone at Apple's Regent Street store in central London.

iPhone X gang in Singapore

The first customers to purchase their new iPhone X smartphone pose outside an Apple store in Singapore.

Long wait for an Apple

People queue outside an Apple showroom in Sydney ahead of the iPhone X launch in Australia.

iPhone's global party

The first customers to buy the iPhone X hold it aloft during the global launch of the new Apple product in central Sydney, Australia.

Apple's Regent Street turns into iPhone concert

A member of Apple staff poses with a new Apple iPhone X smartphone showing new emoji features in Apple's Regent Street store in central London.

iPhone X selfie

A shopper uses his old smartphone to takes a selfie of his newly purchased Apple iPhone X at Apple's Regent Street store in central London