Posted by Julie Clover
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with GRID Studio to offer MacRumors readers the chance to win a 256GB iPhone 15 Pro from GRID Studio. If you're not familiar with GRID Studio, it's a company that creates works of art from old, discarded Apple products, rescuing them from landfills.
GRID Studio takes vintage devices and breaks them down, carefully laying out each component and adding interesting facts and details about the device. The result is a piece of art that reflects a piece of Apple history, making GRID products the perfect gift for Apple enthusiasts.
For example, the GRID 1 features Apple's first-ever iPhone, and it is arguably its most important device in Apple history. The $399 GRID 1 contains all the components of the original iPhone, from the curved aluminum body to the 2-megapixel rear camera.
The first iPhone predates the A-series chips, so GRID 1 includes the main board with the Samsung processor and PowerVR GPU that Apple used for the device, as well as the 30-pin connector used for charging at the time, and the Home button that In the days before Touch ID, it was just a button. Each component is labeled and logically placed, making exploring the first iPhone from Apple.
GRID even includes a diagram of what was in the first version of iPhone' The software looked like this, with classic apps like Calculator, Text, Phone, Mail, Safari, and YouTube, as well as a classic Steve Jobs quote.
Over time, the original iPhone it's harder to find, making it one of GRID's rarest pieces. The company says there are very limited quantities of GRID 1 left due to the difficulty of supplying iPhone first generation. It's worth noting that some of the units used may have minor scuffs and scratches due to GRID's use of vintage hardware.
The GRID 1 measures 13 x 13 x 1.8 inches and has a plain black finish. frame that allows you to place it anywhere in the house. GRID 1 and other GRID parts can be purchased from the GRID Studio website.
GRID Studio provided us with a much newer iPhone, iPhone 15 Pro, to give away to a MacRumors reader. To enter to win, use the widget below and enter your email address. Email addresses will be used solely for communication purposes to contact winners and send prizes. You can get more posts by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, following us on Instagram, following us on Threads, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.
Due to the complexities of international gift law, onlyU.S. Residents aged 18 years or over, UK residents aged 18 years or over, and residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible. The prize winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, provincial and/or local taxes, duties and surcharges. To provide feedback or for more information about the restrictions on giveaways, please refer to the “Feedback” section of our website, as this is where discussion of the rules will be directed.
GRID Studio Giveaway
Contest will be held from today (February 2) at 12:00. Pacific Time until 12:00 p.m. February 9th Pacific Time. The winner will be selected at random on or shortly after February 9th and will be contacted via email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond with a shipping address before a new winner is selected.
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