The $1,000 iPhone And The Digital Divide

Apple’s announcement of the iPhone X brought ecstatic excitement from Apple fanatics and stunned disbelief from the rest of us. A thousand dollars for a phone? Can the new iPhone possibly be worth what Apple plans to charge?

Most of the buzz about the new phone stems from the facial ID, longer lasting battery and a new 12-megapixel camera. Is there anything worth the increased cost over older iPhones or newer Android models?