iPhone X
iPhone X design Screencap: Apple

Many Apple fans are anticipating purchasing the iPhone X via preorder Oct. 27 but Apple claims the smartphone will also be available to walk-in customers when the device officially launches Nov. 3. The tech giant recommends those intending the purchase the device in stores arrive at an Apple Store location early if they intend to buy the handset.

The iPhone X release date will likely draw extensive lines of customers waiting for their devices. Many often preorder handset online and then pick it up in stores, while others begin camping outside of Apple stores up to one week prior to an iPhone launch date. In recent years, a trend has arisen, in which people pay other to stand in line for them and wait for the latest iPhone.

The iPhone 8 didn’t draw as many crowds as Apple is accustomed to seeing, but the iPhone X is expected to make up for those figures. Amid iPhone 8 reviews, many tech pundits recommended customers wait for the iPhone X.

One person who won’t be purchasing the iPhone X on launch day is Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak. The self-professed smartphone enthusiast is typically among the first the purchase the latest iPhone; however, he told Money 20/20 that his wife plans on buying the device so he will still be involved.

Availability for the iPhone X begins 3:01 a.m. ET (12:01 p.m. PT), when preorders open. Apple Stores will open at 8 a.m. Nov. 3 for the device’s official market launch. Customers will also be able to purchase the iPhone X at participating carriers and retailers. ​