The first batch of Turing phones has started shipping

Remember the Turing phone? Its early backers, those who allegedly payed upwards of $600 for a unit to kickstart production, might finally be getting something in return. After slipping into oblivion for some time and then reappearing out of the blue last month, the manufacturer appears to have actually made good on its last promise to ship the first batch of Turing phones by July 12.

The company claims it finally shipped out the first batch of units on said Tuesday and has promised a second and third wave on July 22 and July 29. The packages also include a 2.5D glass screen…