Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory

Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory
Toys are getting very complex these days. Unfortunately, some toy guns are so real that they have scared law-enforcement officers and shop-keepers alike. Considering the number of kids who constantly demand that their parents buy them their own Apple iPhone 5, it is no surprise that Apple's iconic smartphone has become the next product to be turned into a toy for the kiddies. The interesting thing is that the home screen includes the icon for Cydia which would indicate that this toy has been "jailbroken" right from the factory. And knowing how "with it" today's kids are, those with the toy are going to compare it to their Mom's iPhone and ask why her model doesn't have that icon on it. Which means explaining to a 2 year old about jailbreaking an Apple iPhone, risking the warranty, etc.

Actually, the problem with selling a dollar store version of the Apple iPhone 5 is that two year olds are getting the real thing these days. Perhaps the toy can come in handy when you need to stop your pain in the butt Mother-in-law who keeps calling on her land line. Convince her that the toy is the real thing. First, you will score some points with her for giving her such an expensive and thoughtful gift, and secondly, she will keep trying to reach you on the plastic toy. But if you tell her that the carrier is having some connectivity problems and to keep trying, she'll continue to scream into the fake phone, trying to get through to you. Finally, she'll just give up.

source: Gizmodo

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)



1. Evil.Bunny

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 29, 2012


3. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Sounds like someone (Alan) is having mother-in-law problems... Hope you get over it soon Mr. F. :)

2. omarr

Posts: 149; Member since: Sep 15, 2012


9. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

the true iphone....

4. BackHandLegend

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

I wish I could get payed to write BS articles. Phonearena need a writer? Contact me! :P

12. quesoesgrande

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Most people who get PAID to write can spell.

13. BackHandLegend

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

Most people know 'PAYED' is also correct. Lower your head in shame peasant.

14. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

it's paid

5. JusMePnut

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

Wow slow day huh?

6. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

And this is news worthy because...?

7. windroid unregistered


8. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

wahaha. Kids want their toys unlocked too right? By the way, Apple, why not save your people the trouble?

10. kostas12ldb

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 18, 2013

Looks like leak of the new iPhone 5s to me...

11. skymitch89

Posts: 1452; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

People must be stupid to believe that this is a toy version of the iPhone 5. The front camera is in the wrong place (it should be above the ear piece not next to it), there should be 5 icons plus the docked icons (not 4) on the screen, and there's only 1 button on the front of the device. As for the toy having a Cydia icon, they're probably trying th support the jailbreaking of iPhones. And as for the mother-in-law statement, it's funny and adds flair to the article but really shouldn't be part of it.

15. ZeroCide

Posts: 810; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

I always said the iphone was just a toy.

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