Apple fans who got their hands on the new iPhone X mocked online

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  • Apple’s tenth anniversary iPhone X was released on Friday, selling for $1,829
  • Fans lined up for days at Sydney’s flagship store to get their hands on the phone
  • After posting photos online, many new owners were mocked by social media
  • Many criticised the iPhone X users for spending a ridiculous sum of money

Nkayla Afshariyan For Daily Mail Australia

Eager Apple fans finally got their hands on the new iPhone X on Friday, many queuing up for days outside Sydney‘s flagship store.

And while the tenth anniversary iPhone features a 3D face scanner, 5.8-inch screen, glass body, and improved cameras, those boasting about their new purchase were quick to be mocked online.

Social media mercilessly mocked the new owners, many of who appeared to be millennials, for spending AUD$1,829 on a phone.

Daily Mail Australia spoke to the lucky few able to purchase the iPhone X, including Mazen Kourouche, 20, (pictured)

Daily Mail Australia spoke to the lucky few able to purchase the iPhone X, including Mazen Kourouche, 20, (pictured)

Daily Mail Australia spoke to the lucky few able to purchase the iPhone X, including Mazen Kourouche, 20, (pictured)

'I do it for the hype. I love the iPhone and I love the Apple atmosphere,' Mr Kourouche said

'I do it for the hype. I love the iPhone and I love the Apple atmosphere,' Mr Kourouche said

‘I do it for the hype. I love the iPhone and I love the Apple atmosphere,’ Mr Kourouche said

The tenth anniversary iPhone X was released on Friday, with an AUD$1,829 price tag

The tenth anniversary iPhone X was released on Friday, with an AUD$1,829 price tag

The tenth anniversary iPhone X was released on Friday, with an AUD$1,829 price tag

‘If you’re a millennial that doesn’t own a home you have no business buying an $1,800 phone,’ one user wrote online.

Another man had some very strong feelings about the new iPhone X owners, calling them ‘losers’.

‘Losers who will rent for the rest of their lives and complain about the lack of government handouts – but hey, at least they have a $2000 phone in their hands,’ he said.’

As the cost of living and the property prices continue to rise in Sydney, many social media commentators were quick to point out what the cost of the new iPhone X could pay for.

While some comments seemed harsh, they were quick point out what $1,829 could be saved for instead

While some comments seemed harsh, they were quick point out what $1,829 could be saved for instead

While some comments seemed harsh, they were quick point out what $1,829 could be saved for instead

Another man had some very strong feelings about the new iPhone X owners, calling them 'losers'

Another man had some very strong feelings about the new iPhone X owners, calling them 'losers'

Another man had some very strong feelings about the new iPhone X owners, calling them ‘losers’

Some devoted fans lined up for seven days ahead of the iPhone X release in Sydney

Some devoted fans lined up for seven days ahead of the iPhone X release in Sydney

Some devoted fans lined up for seven days ahead of the iPhone X release in Sydney

‘How can one person afford two iPhone X’s? Yet alone they cost $1800 each? Like who has a spare $2000-$3000 to blow on a ridiculous phone,’ one man said.

He continued: ‘If we had that money it would be going to bills and car rego [sic].’

While some comments seemed harsh, they were quick to the point.

‘Get a life and not the latest phone,’ one user wrote.

Many social media commentators were quick to point out what the cost of the new iPhone X could be saved for instead

Many social media commentators were quick to point out what the cost of the new iPhone X could be saved for instead

Many social media commentators were quick to point out what the cost of the new iPhone X could be saved for instead

The first lot of new iPhone X owners excitedly show off the highly anticipated $1,829 phone

The first lot of new iPhone X owners excitedly show off the highly anticipated $1,829 phone

The first lot of new iPhone X owners excitedly show off the highly anticipated $1,829 phone

Pre-orders for the highly-anticipated device opened on October 27, and the iPhone X sold out within minutes

Pre-orders for the highly-anticipated device opened on October 27, and the iPhone X sold out within minutes

Pre-orders for the highly-anticipated device opened on October 27, and the iPhone X sold out within minutes

Eager Apple fans finally got their hands on the new iPhone X on Friday, many queuing up for days outside Sydney's flagship store

Eager Apple fans finally got their hands on the new iPhone X on Friday, many queuing up for days outside Sydney's flagship store

Eager Apple fans finally got their hands on the new iPhone X on Friday, many queuing up for days outside Sydney’s flagship store

Some devoted fans lined up for seven days ahead of the iPhone X release, telling Daily Mail Australia one of the main reasons was ‘to be one of the first’.

‘I do it for the hype. I love the iPhone and I love the Apple atmosphere. I’ve also got a Youtube channel so I’ll be heading over the Darling Harbour to record a review soon,’ Mazen Kourouche, 20, said.

‘I was the first here to get the iPhone X and I was first to get the iPhone 8 as well.’ 

Pre-orders for the highly-anticipated device opened on October 27, and the iPhone X sold out within minutes.

General sales for the device opened Friday morning at 8am.