Would you give $170 for a 3D-printed iPhone 8 mockup?

The Chinese mockup industry has been churning plastic dummies of upcoming iPhones for as long as the handset has been popular, but with the 10th anniversary iPhone 8 nearing its unveiling, the game has been brought up to a whole new level now. 

Besides the usual dummies based on rumors and leaked specs, some of which you can see above, below is an elaborate 3D-printed model made by a graphics aficionado who has had some success this year with accurately depicting the Galaxy S8 based on leaked schematics. 

He is selling the fruit of his labor for $170.90 online, and, while it is seemingly of a better quality compared to the Chinese efforts, it is still a mockup, It looks good, though, and faithfully represents what we have heard about this unique upcoming iPhone, dual vertical camera and all, so some may be tempted to pass it for the real thing, or at least pretend it's a prototype they have exclusive dibs on, so be forewarned. Would you shell out almost two Benjamins for this convincing iPhone 8 mockup? Hey, it's "3D printed," after all.

source: Shapeways (Venyamin Geskin), Instagram (Iamtopgun8)

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1. IT-Engineer

Posts: 532; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

Nope, not a sheeple.

2. fericko

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 28, 2017

If I could pay with 3D-printed money, sure...

3. HillaryClinton2020

Posts: 191; Member since: Feb 08, 2017


4. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Ought to be called "A dummy of a dummy" instead of "3D Printed iPhone 8 Mock up"... All in favour say 'Aye'... G'Day!

11. sissy246

Posts: 7065; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

The biggest idummy posted above you.

5. NoAllegiance unregistered

New iPhone launch should introduce a new color.

8. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

like emerald green? /s

6. Anchor

Posts: 160; Member since: Jun 16, 2017

The Sheeple wouldn't even think twice, that's if they could think at all in the first place. And that's the real price of an iPhone

7. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

so which one is on sale, PA? the one with colors or the one which look exactly like a block of matte black plastic?

9. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

If I was an iPhone salesman sure. Excellent tool to get customers excited. I am not however and thus anyone who buys this for anything other then generating revenue is a tool and an idiot

10. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1318; Member since: Aug 31, 2016


12. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

I can make some up. You guys can save $100. Buy it from me.

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