You had to see this coming.
With record-breaking sales of new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units over the weekend, there’s a shortage for one model in particular: the gold iPhone 5s. Finding one right now is like finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. I’ve called around to all the carrier stores, Best Buys, Wal-Marts, and Targets where I live and nobody has even seen one, let alone had any in stock.
It isn’t surprising to see them selling like hotcakes on sites like eBay and Craigslist. What IS surprising is the huge amount of money they’re commanding. This 16 GB factory unlocked gold iPhone 5s just sold moments ago for $10,100 USD, more than 15 times its $640 retail price. Astounding.
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