User-modified iPhone X with USB-C port sells for $86K

An auction for an iPhone X modified with a working USB-C port, complete with full data transfer and charging capabilities, ended on Thursday, with one deep-pocketed buyer shelling out $86,001 for the device.Created by engineering student Ken Pillonel, the USB-C iPhone X was unveiled in October and instantly captured the imagination of iPhone users champing at the bit for more modern connector.Pillonel released a video explainer of the build in early November and, as expected, the process was more than a simple parts swap. Read more…
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