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Thread: Gold iPhone 5S' Going For Over $1,000 on eBay

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    Quote Originally Posted by RussSully View Post
    I'm punching the first person I see with a gold iPhone directly in the face
    I bet you don't. 🐓

  2. #42
    Quote Originally Posted by nealh View Post
    Why would anyone pay that much for a phone that can be purchased with patience???!!!
    And BestBuy will be selling it for 99 bucks in thirty days.

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    I got a 64 grey on launch day for $A1128 by putting pressure on my phone carrier to sell me a handset they had in stock by purchasing outright -there policy is only to sell them with plans. So laughing really that I got it on the day with a small discount even lol. Saw idiots listing them on eBay within an hour of launch. One dipstick was trying to make out he somehow went to the store lined up amongst however many (avg is 100+) and bought the wrong colour for his wife, but conv his listing was for $1500 on eBay lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by russsully View Post
    i'm punching the first person i see with a gold iphone directly in the face
    wtf!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by XweAponX View Post

    As far as gold iPhones, the price for my 4S was about 800 bucks as it is, I got it for 300 (64 bit) cos Sprint pays the other 500 bux.
    You honestly think Sprint is paying $500!!! Do you seriously think the cost of that phone is $800?! That's what the carrier charges you. You paid $299 for the phone, which only costs about $95 to make...the carriers aren't paying $800 per phone from Apple...lol. They'd all be out of business. If you buy that phone outright without a contract for $799, they're putting probably $600 in their pocket- so they still made $100 off of you, if you paid $300....now, figure that for every customer they have...it's a sick profit. I'm sure my numbers are off a little, but it's in that ballpark. They charge that insane price, because they can. Demand.

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    It is a Buy It Now, I can assure no one is going to buy it. The seller is just trying his luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RussSully View Post
    I'm punching the first person I see with a gold iPhone directly in the face
    +++++++++++111111111111111

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    Quote Originally Posted by hogcia View Post
    Who cares if there are morons out there? Society wouldn't work if everyone was smart! I bet if you guys were the ones making $1500 on a gold iPhone you wouldn't think it was that crazy. Next time just think ahead, that's why I bought a grey version for me and a gold version for sale. So basically I'll be getting my iPhone 5S for free this year
    Wow good for you. That's just so cool. Smh

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    That's awesome for the people selling them! Stupid for the people actually paying that much money to get "happiness" right now instead of waiting a few weeks and paying normal price. I guess this is what Apple wanted by limiting supplies!

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    I should sell mine, then just pay for an unlocked one! Won't need to worry about the upgrade I just used!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by spectrum View Post
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    I'm buying a gold iPhone so i can kick people like you in the face!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bassvictim View Post
    You honestly think Sprint is paying $500!!! Do you seriously think the cost of that phone is $800?! That's what the carrier charges you. You paid $299 for the phone, which only costs about $95 to make...the carriers aren't paying $800 per phone from Apple...lol. They'd all be out of business. If you buy that phone outright without a contract for $799, they're putting probably $600 in their pocket- so they still made $100 off of you, if you paid $300....now, figure that for every customer they have...it's a sick profit. I'm sure my numbers are off a little, but it's in that ballpark. They charge that insane price, because they can. Demand.
    You don't get the phone market. Apple doesn't discount iphones sold through carriers. Have you paid attention to any of the stories about how carriers hate iPhones because of their cost? The carriers do pay that price and they make it back with upgrade fees and high plan costs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donbp View Post
    And BestBuy will be selling it for 99 bucks in thirty days.
    Good for you, you are obviously a Sepo. No Best Buy here and no $99 iPhones either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RussSully View Post
    I'm punching the first person I see with a gold iPhone directly in the face
    Sweet! After that...I'm gonna pull my concealed .40 caliber out and pistol whip you!!! I 'HOPE' you see me on the street..

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    Sweet! After that...I'm gonna pull my concealed .40 caliber out and pistol whip you!!! I 'HOPE' you see me on the street..



    You too!
    Hahaha ++++++111111111

  16. #56
    I was there on launch and the moment an Apple staff mentioned that the Gold version in sizes 16 and 32GB were non existent
    and that they only had half a dozen in the 64GB in Gold. I quickly asked for a Black and Gold in 64GB knowing i would get $1800.00 for the gold one on eBay. It turned out that I was right.

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  17. #57
    Lol... All you guys are making me laugh! Apple pays less then $200 to make these phones, and how much do they retail for? Some markup huh? Apple's been raping all you guys for years. They didn't become one of the worlds richest companies by being nice! Bunch of jealous fanboys in here.

  18. #58
    My friend payed two kids $400 to wait in line, got 4 64gb gold 5s sold them to someone in Dubai for $2000 each made $3500 in two hours, the guy from Dubai still want more that's crazy

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    Quote Originally Posted by kakojan View Post
    My friend payed two kids $400 to wait in line, got 4 64gb gold 5s sold them to someone in Dubai for $2000 each made $3500 in two hours, the guy from Dubai still want more that's crazy
    Wow! I live in lebanon and iphones 5s shipments will start getting here by the end of the month, max. Mid october. The wait is definitely no worth 2000 bucks

    Edit: sorry meant to say mid november.
    Last edited by Faresismail; 09-22-2013 at 09:21 AM.

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    It isn't "going for" that much unless there are bids or purchases, none of which have been indicated in that listing pic.

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