“The seller of this prototype iPhone is a small account out of Portland, Oregon. They don’t make the origin of this device clear, but various markings and the operating system match other prototype first-generation iPhone units that we have seen,” Miller reports. “The seller claims that this iPhone is from 2006 and was ‘hand-made in Cupertino, California.’ Because of this, it weighs in at 144.5 grams, which is much more than the first-generation iPhone’s normal 135 grams.”
“On the back of the iPhone itself is a rundown of radio signal bands, as well as a version indicator, which seemingly suggests that this is version 1.1.1 of the iPhone,” Miller reports. “The device is running ‘multiple testing software’ versions, the seller says, including OS X.”
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MacDailyNews Note: The high bid currently stands at US$12,400 and the reserve has not yet been met.