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People queue overnight for iPhone X outside the Apple store in Singapore

People queue overnight for the iPhone X launch outside the Apple store in Singapore November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

PHOTOS: Hundreds queue outside Apple stores around the world for iPhone X

Hundreds lined up outside Apple stores around the world in hopes of being among the first few to get their hands on the new iPhone X on Friday (3 November).

In Singapore, the queue for the new iPhone started overnight, with crowds spotted outside the Apple Store in Orchard Road by 10pm on Thursday evening.

The 5.8-inch smartphone features a full screen display and uses a Face ID system for unlocking the phone. It has a retail price starting at $1,648 in Singapore.