Savvy iPhone owners selling handsets with ‘discontinued’ Twitter app for $25,000 on eBay after Elon Musk ‘X’ rebrand

iPhones still sporting the old Twitter logo are going up for sale on eBay for thousands as part of the “X” rebrand.

Some people are concerned with renaming

iPhones with the original Twitter app gained interest after the


iPhones with the original Twitter app gained interest after the “X” was rebrandedPhoto credit: Reuters
Smart iPhone owners are trying their luck and selling their devices for thousands


Smart iPhone owners are trying their luck and selling their devices for thousandsPhoto credit: eBay

The renaming to Twitter came as a surprise and surprised many users.

Elon Musk, CEO of X, said he wanted a fresh start for the social media platform with the new name and logo.

The old Twitter app is now officially “retired”.

This can make some people pay big bucks to go back to the original app.

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An iPhone deal was spotted for a whopping $25,000.

another was Posted to X with someone asking $4200 for their iPhone 14 using the original Twitter app.

While others range from $800 to $15,000.

There have been several listings on eBay since Tuesday, but nothing has sold at a high price yet.

It’s unclear how many people will actually reach for the high-priced phones to get their hands on the original Twitter.

But savvy iPhone owners are willing to risk their luck.


Rare Apple items are known to fetch high resale prices, and several items have stood the test of late.

A rare pair of Apple sneakers is selling for $50,000 at Soetheby’s as the specific pair has never been available to the public before.

The shoes feature the colorful old Apple logo and were specially made for employees in the 1990s as part of a one-off conference prize draw.

The sale of Apple sneakers follows a rare, unopened 4GB iPhone that sold at auction for a whopping $190,000.

The first iPhone edition was sold at LCG auctions in mid-July – check it out here.

Few of the specific 4GB iPhone models made it into people’s hands as production stopped just a few months after the release date.

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The 4GB iPhone originally sold for $499, while the more standard 8GB iPhone sold for $599 at the time, Neowin reported.

Apple decided to keep the 8GB version on the market only shortly after the release of both releases.


TaraSubramaniam is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. TaraSubramaniam joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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