First-gen, un-opened iPhone expected to fetch at least $50,000 at auction

Cosmetic tattoo artist Karen Green was gifted a first-generation iPhone in 2007 but never opened it. Now, she’s putting it up for auction, where it’s expected to fetch at least US$50,000, more than 80 times its original price, reports Business Insider.

 The original iPhone had a 3.5-inch screen, a 2-megapixel camera, and the Safari web browser; it was initially available with only 4 GB or 8 GB of storage and sold for $599. Last year, another factory-sealed original iPhone auctioned for nearly $40,000.

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