Man gets huge iPhone shaped coffee table after he thinks he bags bargain mobile

A man who believed he had found a bargain iPhone deal discovered the pitfalls of online shopping when a suspiciously large parcel arrived at his door.

The unlucky customer, who lives in Thailand, was drawn in by the incredible offer for what he thought was Apple’s handheld device, even though the shipping costs were far more than he expected.

And the inflated delivery fee quickly made sense when the order was processed and a box that almost matched him in size turned up at the address.

It was only when he hurriedly ripped open the packaging that he realised he hadn’t exactly purchased a standard iPhone – but instead a ginormous replica of the technology to be used as a coffee table.

Photos show the man posing with his new piece of furniture, with the replica boasting impressive detailing including the speaker, camera and touch ID home button.

He had also opted for the rose gold casing, which will hopefully match the decor of his home – but it isn’t clear if he’s decided to keep the table or admit defeat and return it.

After sharing the hilarious photos on social media, the customer admitted he may not have checked the details of the deal as much as he should have before adding the giant ‘phone’ to his basket.

The mishap managed to give people online a laugh, as many took to the comments to warn others to always throughly check the item description when purchasing goods online – which unfortunately came a little too late for the man who now has an iPhone taking up his entire living room.

He’s not the first person to have been suckered in by a bargain buy, after one mum was left in hysterics when the toy doll’s house she ordered for her six-year-old daughter turned out to be “the size of a shed”.

Admitting she hadn’t taken much notice of the measurements, Michelle Jones put in the order but says she has now had to rearrange her home to accommodate the toy that towers over her daughter Sophie, measuring 5 feet three inches in height.

She joked that she needs her daughter to grow a few more inches to be able to reach the top level of the house and “get our money’s worth”.