Check out an early iPhone prototype worth $500k on the 15th anniversary
YouTube personality Luke Miani has gotten his hands on a handful of iPhone prototypes with pre-release software and altered designs.
The original iPhone was first put on sale on June 29, 2007. In Luke Miani's latest video, he shows off several prototype devices, with one dating back to 2006.
Some of the devices look closer to the final design, with one even sporting the plastic display that was ditched at the last second in favor of glass. Two, however, are so early in production that they still have part sourcing stickers attached to the device's rear.
Each of the pre-release iPhones are worth around $500,000 since they are quite rare. Some even run testing software that resembles an iPod click wheel on a digital touch screen.
The collection is sourced from a different YouTuber named DongleBookPro, which is expected to dive into each prototype device in more detail at a later date. He previously showed off a "Death Star" iPhone that was meant to help keep leaks to a minimum.