Prototype iPhone 4 Selling for $100,000 and Climbing on eBay Auction

Jul 3, 2011 - 6 Comments

iPhone 4 Prototype

Prototype Apple gear is a hot commodity, but would you guess that a prototype iPhone would be selling for over a hundred grand? Me neither, but an eBay auction for a prototype iPhone 4 has hit $100,800 and continues to climb north into the stratosphere.

To make this even more ridiculous, the prototype iPhone doesn’t even work completely, it’s not running any special software or unusual iOS versions, and sim cards don’t activate, making it a very expensive paperweight. With 7 days left on the auction, the prototype could go even higher, assuming the bidding isn’t completely fake that is.

So what’s so special about this iPhone? Not much, here’s what differentiates it from your average store-bought model:

2. Volume buttons don’t have the usual + for upper button and – for lower volume button
3. Phone will not activate on at&t and when syncing with iTunes it says that this phone can not be activated with at&t sim card it won’t activate (please review picture #10)
4. On rear cover Model No.: XXXXX FCC ID: BCGAXXXXX IC ID: 579C-AXXXXX (please review picture #8)
5. Front screen and rear cover has some type of numbers printed on the inside.

Is this worth $100,000? Buy a house or an iPhone? You decide.

Here’s the eBay auction via ThisIsMyNext who found it when it was at a measly $810.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Fun, iPhone


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  1. Dan says:

    Posting removed.

  2. alfeel says:

    now 98$ -.-“

  3. […] los más gracioso del tema es que el iPhone no está operativo! Por lo que explica el vendedor, el iPhone vibra, los botones de volumen funcionan, el botón Home y Sleep también, y […]

  4. xf says:

    LOL, it’s now at $999,999.00

    maxed out

  5. Jonny Roadley says:

    It’s now at $999,999.08

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