Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

britexpat
By britexpat

Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

A young man shows his passport giving his name as iPhone Sim (seven), and a new iPhone 7 in an electronics shop in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP)

A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that.

The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted prize Friday. He said he might change it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he has children.

The price of phone starts at US$850 in Ukraine, while the name changes costs the equivalent of $2.

Sim's friends and family were shocked at first but eventually supported the idea.

His sister, Tetyana Panina, said "it was difficult to accept that and hard to believe it's true." She added: "Each person in this world is looking for a way to express himself. Why not to do that in this way?"

I like this .. Perhaps I can rename myself “Ya Baba Rizks” in return for free food for life..  Would you do the same ?

By Rizks• 5 years 9 months ago.
Rizks

britey, if you change ur name to Ya Baba Rizks...I assure you for free supply of 3 meals in a day including a used perforated lungi every month ! :)

By acchabaccha• 5 years 9 months ago.
acchabaccha

After getting hold of the iPhone, I guess he would revert back to his original name which he has held for so long and is known by. After all, it just cost 2 dollars to make the change.

By muad-db• 5 years 9 months ago.
muad-db

He will regret it later

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