Alleged first-gen iPhone prototype snags $1,500 on eBay

Someone on eBay just sold what supposedly is being called one of the original iPhone prototypes. The supremely rare device brought in around $1,500 to a guy in Australia called ‘applefancollector’.

Here it goes! My wife says I have too much stuff, so I have to reduce my collection.

I am selling a very rare original iPhone engineering prototype. These were used to test the iPhone’s various features. To do so, a special test software was installed, which is still running on the device perfectly.

This is device is especially rare, as it shows the initial iOS version installed and the signal strength values etched on the back. This was done by Apple internally and is guaranteed genuine.

No one knows how this dude obtained this authentic iPhone prototype, but the non-standard software found running on the device via the pictures on the listing makes it seem legit.

Via 9to5Mac


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