Images Depict 'Extremely Rare' iPhone 11 Pro With Misaligned Apple Logo

Apple has in place stringent quality control standards on the assembly line floor to prevent mistakes in production, but that doesn't mean they don't happen.

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Images shared on Twitter reveal an iPhone 11 Pro with a misaligned Apple logo on the back of the device, a misprint that is said to be as rare as 1 in a million.

The images, posted by Internal Archive, clearly show the Apple logo is canted up from the base and slightly off-center, making it closer to the right than it should be.

The Internal Archive, which often shares images of Apple prototypes, claims the misprint could "possibly be even rarer" than 1 in a million, which apparently made the device a sought-after item – it recently sold for $2,700, according to the Twitter account. The phone was purchased in an Apple Store and the customer kept and resold it.


Defective Apple products do make it out of the factory from time to time, but multiple devices are usually caught up in production faults, so it's unusual for a single impacted device like this to see the light of day – and even more uncommon for someone to pay over the odds for one.

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mazz0 Avatar
21 months ago

the Apple logo is slightly off-center ... and closer to the right side than it should be.
Off-centre and closer to one side than the other! Gosh!
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AndiG Avatar
21 months ago
"Apple has in place stringent quality control standards on the assembly line floor to prevent mistakes in production, but that doesn't mean they don't happen."

Hmm, wait a second ....

"Apple has in place stringent quality control standards on software development, but that doesn't mean they don't happen."



Big S... the most buggy OS on earth.

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Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alpi123 Avatar
21 months ago
Imagine you open this phone and realize the housing is an aftermarket one...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Secondempire Avatar
21 months ago
I wouldn’t want to break that expensive phone

Better put a case on it
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Seanm87 Avatar
21 months ago
Who on earth pays over double for something like this!?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Abazigal Avatar
21 months ago
It's basically a manufacturing defect that slipped past QC. Why are people making it seem like some sort of rare collector's item?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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