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Phone customizer Caviar is already selling an abomination of an iPhone 12 Pro for $23k

Caviar iPhone 12 Pro
Caviar iPhone 12 Pro (Image credit: Caviar)

What you need to know

  • Apple's iPhone 12 Pro won't come until October, but that isn't stopping Caviar.
  • The Russian customizer is selling a gold iPhone 12 Pro already.
  • It'll cost $23k when the iPhone 12 Pro arrives.

Caviar has a name for itself in the world of horrible customized iPhones. Like, really horrible. It's already getting ready for the iPhone 12 Pro launch, too, with orders now available for the Caviar iPhone 12 Pro Victory Pure Gold. And it costs $23,380.

And like the vast majority of Caviar's works, this thing isn't a looker. At all.

But Caviar seems pretty pleased with the monster it's created.

An ingot of one-piece 750-content gold in your hands: Caviar iPhone 12 Pro Victory Pure Gold - modified smartphone with a precious body. Completely made of gold, it fascinates and attracts eyes. The fine work on artistic engraving on the jewelry metal, encrusting with 8 shining diamonds, rich decorative ornament in the Russian national style. Caviar iPhone 12 Pro Victory Pure Gold is created for the true connoisseurs of luxury.

Prices do start at a little more than $23,000, but you can spend more. A 512GB iPhone 12 Pro Max sits at a cool $24,540 in case you were wondering. And I know you were.

Whether you're one of the "connoisseurs of luxury" that Caviar is looking for or just someone with $23,000 sat under your mattress, this is available for pre-order now. Enjoy.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.