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Alleged iPhone 6 prototype is selling for an insane $80,000 on eBay

eBay iPhone 6 Prototype

While no iPhone 6 test units were forgotten in bars, many leaks preceding the phone’s official launch did reveal its final design. But that doesn’t mean a fully functional iPhone 6 prototype would not generate plenty of interest on eBay. In fact, The Next Web has found such an auction, with the iPhone 6 currently selling for almost $80,000, with more than three days left in the action.

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“For sale is a brand new never used Apple iPhone 6 Prototype,” user kimberlyk1018 wrote. “Apple does not let these phones out of their possession yet I was accidentally sent one upon renewing my contract. As you can see from the photos, iOS8 has not been placed on this device, rather it is in the true developer mode. There are no FCC markings on the rear of the device or a model number. This is the real deal!”

That does sound like a very unlikely story, although stranger things have happened.

Images showing the alleged iPhone 6 prototype, which isn’t running iOS 8 but a special set of Apple internal apps meant for testing the phone, follow below, with more available at the source link.


Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.