Veteran observers of presales will recall that Apple's home page traditionally goes "down for maintenance" a few hours before presales begin so that Apple can prominently promote the new device or devices. But Apple appears to have gotten a jump on things Tuesday, replacing the usual images of the company's various hardware with a page now totally devoted to showcasing the various features of the device.
Visitors to the site now will be greeted by a large image of the phone and a reminder that it will be available for preorder one minute after midnight on Friday, Oct. 27 -- a little more than two days from now. A slew of images below the main pic go on to highlight the different features of the device.
The page overhaul comes just hours after Apple issued an unusual press release encouraging shoppers interested in purchasing the iPhone X when it hits store shelves on Nov. 3 to. The advice seemed to buttress reports of a .
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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