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Is The iPhone X The Last Blockbuster Smartphone?

Early reports from around the world project that the iPhone X will sell like crazy. Pre-orders for the anniversary edition of one of the world’s most popular tech devices sold out in minutes, and like much earlier iterations of the phone, people camped out for days to buy one in person. This reverses the recent trend of lackluster unveilings for new iPhone versions. And yet, there is a strange but unsurprising shift in the smartphone market. They aren’t experiencing the kind of growth they used to.

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