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[HPT] Chinese Smuggler Caught 'Wearing' 94 iPhones

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Expensive enough to inspire people into strapping dozens of the things to themselves in sheets of plastic armour and trying to make it through customs.

These photos have emerged on a Chinese social media site of a man who reportedly tried to go through Futian Port in China with 94 iPhones strapped to his body.

The man was apparently identified only by his gait - he had a " "weird walking posture, joint stiffness, muscle tension" and -- when forced through a metal detector -- tons and tons of Apple hardware around his waist.

The man had arrived from Hong Kong, where apparently iPhones are cheaper (or easier to get hold of on the black market).

So how expensive are iPhones in China? According to the FT, an unlocked 16GB iPhone 6 is around $872 compared to $649 in the US.

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This is how I imagine apple fan boys lol

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You got it wrong, he was just wearing an Apple armor! lachen.gif
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It's just an iArmor prototype. Nothing to see here.
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I think he is trying to make money from desperate iphone user.
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There you go, proof iArmour can't protect you from everything.
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I suppose my only question is, has he never heard of X-Rays?
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Never knew Apple were into wearables.
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

I suppose my only question is, has he never heard of X-Rays?


Well....yes. The point of wearing it on his body is because it won't get x-rayed (or what ever scanning technologies they use on luggage).

Better question, has he not heard of metal detectors (or millimeter wave scanners)? wink.gif
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Originally Posted by farmdve View Post

Never knew Apple were into wearables.
They did announce the Apple Watch...
Edited by DuckieHo - 1/13/15 at 7:30am
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