(CNN) -- If you are anxious for the latest version of the iPhone, your wait is almost over.
The iPhone X will be available in Apple stores Friday at 8 a.m.
People who pre-ordered have begun getting notifications that their phones are now shipping.
Units will be available for walk-in customers who didn't pre-order, but buyers are encouraged to arrive at apple stores early.
The new smartphone boasts a display that takes up the entire screen, wireless charging and a rear camera with dual optical image stabilization.
It also lacks a home button, and is introducing face-scanning technology for unlocking the phone.'
The iPhone X is the most expensive smartphone ever -- the starting price is $999.