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World’s first iPhone with USB-C sells for $86K

November 15, 2021


A engineering student has managed to create the world’s first USB-C iPhone that works just like the original, and his success has gone viral—leading to the modded iPhone X being auctioned off for a whopping $80,001.

While many such mods have cropped up on the internet in the past, they have always sacrificed the iPhone’s fast charging, data transfer, form factor, or other features in the process.

This iPhone USB-C mod, however, is the first of its kind to retain its data transfer reversibility, fast charging, and all other original capabilities. Additionally, the phone has no added girth or visible differences it to it: simply that in place of its Lightning port, now sits a versatile USB-C port.

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