The M&A deals behind the iPhone X [interactive timeline]

October 26, 2017
Since releasing the first iPhone more than a decade ago, Apple has completed 70 acquisitions, according to the PitchBook Platform. And like its predecessors, the iPhone X has benefited from its designer's sustained dealmaking down the years.

Apple's latest purchase was that of New Zealand's PowerbyProxi, a maker of large-scale and industrial wireless charging products.

For the interactive datagraphic below, we've pulled data on the deals behind the facial recognition and eye tracking features of the iPhone X, along with its OLED touchscreen, A11 bionic chip and TrueDepth camera system:
 

*Updated 11/2/2017


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