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Custom-painted iPhone 7 Plus gives off vintage Mac vibes, costs 2 grand

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Custom-painted iPhone 7 Plus gives off vintage Mac vibes, costs 2 grand

ColorWare, a company that specializes in creating custom-made electronic devices and skins, has come up with something that will go on the wishlist of every fan of vintage Apple computers – an iPhone 7 Plus that oozes 80’s Mac charm.

Just like retro Macs, however, this sweet-looking iPhone is also on the pricey side – currently going for $1,899, it coincidentally costs about as much as a complete in box Macintosh 128K.

The iPhone 7 Plus Retro, as ColorWare calls it, is a SIM free unlocked model with 256GB of on-board storage, and will be available for a limited time only. To emphasize the handset’s luxurious exclusivity, the first 25 units of 7 Plus Retro will include a number of authenticity on their backs. As you can probably imagine, a few years from now, those closest to number “1” will be fetching the highest prices on eBay.

Custom-painted iPhone 7 Plus gives off vintage Mac vibes, costs 2 grand


The iPhone 7 Plus Retro is painted in the off-white shade that was so popular in tech in the 80s, and, as can be expected, features Apple’s old, multicolored logo on the back. If you’d like to check it out, follow the source link below.

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posted on 17 Mar 2017, 07:18 5

1. nebula (Posts: 879; Member since: 20 Feb 2015)


That is beautiful i have to say and insanely priced .

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 07:55 2

5. libra89 (Posts: 888; Member since: 15 Apr 2016)


Agreed. I love it but not for that much lol

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 07:22 3

2. SIGPRO (Posts: 1862; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


Stop making stupid phones more expensive they are worth!

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 08:02 4

6. TerryTerius (unregistered)


How are you defining worth? I'm not saying I'd *personallay* pay that price-tag, but there's not some iron-clad guide of what anyone should charge for anything. You charge what the market is willing to pay for.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 10:52 1

15. AlikMalix (unregistered)


Thanks for always making that point Terry, I'm so tired of teaching basic supply and demand from second grade class.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 07:25 6

3. h4ck3d (Posts: 14; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)


And in the next week someone launch a skin with the same pattern...

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 07:55 2

4. libra89 (Posts: 888; Member since: 15 Apr 2016)


That would be awesome!

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 08:14 2

7. kumar1234 (unregistered)


No, thank you. Definitely not worth the price.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 08:16 3

8. DeusExCellula (Posts: 1322; Member since: 05 Oct 2014)


and then DBrands had an idea...

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 10:36

14. jphiller87 (Posts: 55; Member since: 23 Apr 2015)


dbrand ftw, but i'm sure an isheep will buy this.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 21:47

19. JC557 (Posts: 1788; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


Unless of course this custom paint job mimics the feel of the old beige computers as well then that would be something. Still a bit much for a phone that would be outdated in a pretty short time.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 08:34

9. FlySheikh (Posts: 414; Member since: 02 Oct 2015)


Not bad for the price in my opinion. You are getting the highest storage available on board.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 09:16

10. Foxgabanna (Posts: 230; Member since: 11 Sep 2016)


That's lit af!

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 09:24 1

11. trojan_horse (Posts: 4569; Member since: 06 May 2016)


"Apple’s old, multicolored logo on the back. If you’d like to check it out, follow the source linkbelow."

No... Definitely would not like to check out at such a price tag.

Not worth it, as it isn't even adorned with gold or gemstones... FFS.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 10:01 1

12. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2036; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


This is absurd. Not worth it.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 10:35 2

13. jphiller87 (Posts: 55; Member since: 23 Apr 2015)


dbrand skin at a fraction of the cost lol but i'm sure some die hard isheep will buy this.

posted on 18 Mar 2017, 00:45

20. diggie32 (Posts: 247; Member since: 03 Apr 2016)


Hur hur hur "isheep" a-hyuk a-hyuk *snort*

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 10:58 1

16. bearballz (Posts: 5; Member since: 17 Mar 2017)


Price is absurd. BUT this retro style would make a fantastic case.

posted on 18 Mar 2017, 00:51

21. Tabby_Tiger (Posts: 274; Member since: 23 Jan 2017)


I'm sure someone in China is already working on it.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 14:54

17. BlackhawkFlys (Posts: 595; Member since: 07 May 2014)


Did a great job on hiding that camera hump.

posted on 17 Mar 2017, 15:44

18. tokuzumi (Posts: 1203; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


I'd buy a case with that paint/color scheme, for $20, max. But not a painted phone for 2X the price.

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