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.



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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iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2900 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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21 Comments

1. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

That is beautiful i have to say and insanely priced .

5. libra89

Posts: 2310; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Agreed. I love it but not for that much lol

2. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Stop making stupid phones more expensive they are worth!

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.

15. AlikMalix unregistered

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

3. h4ck3d

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

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

4. libra89

Posts: 2310; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

That would be awesome!

7. kumar1234 unregistered

No, thank you. Definitely not worth the price.

8. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

and then DBrands had an idea...

14. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

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

19. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 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.

9. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

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

10. Foxgabanna unregistered

That's lit af!

11. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 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.

12. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This is absurd. Not worth it.

13. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

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

20. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

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

16. bearballz

Posts: 35; Member since: Mar 17, 2017

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

21. Tabby_Tiger

Posts: 305; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

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

17. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 927; Member since: May 07, 2014

Did a great job on hiding that camera hump.

18. tokuzumi

Posts: 1948; Member since: Aug 27, 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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