Here is something that will bring you out of the illusion of owning the priciest of mobile phones. We are talking about the Diamond Crypto Smartphone, designed by luxury accessories maker Peter Aloisson. This unique object de art is priced at a crisp $1.3 million and is tagged as the costliest in the world.
This one features a cover adorned with 50 diamonds, 10 of which are the rare blue ones. Apart from this, it also features s few sections made in rose gold as well.
Apart from the enticing looks, this phone manufactured by Moscow-based JSC Ancort Company uses powerful encryption technology to provide special security. This technology is used with an aim to secure the user’s identity together with keeping intact the info about kidnapping, technological blackmail, financial racketeers and corrupted state officials.
Together with this, the phone is built on the lines of Windows CE operating system, and features a high-resolution colour TFT display and stores upto 4000 numbers in it’s memory.
So if flaunting your riches is your hobby…then why not do it the real way by flaunting the costliest Diamond Crypto Smartphone.
Goldvish "Le million"
The most luxurious and expensive mobile phone, "Le Million" Piece Unique, had launched in Switzerland and broken the Guinness Book of Records, which is produced by a well-known Swiss luxury goods company – GoldVish Luxury Communications. It seems like a scimitar studded with VVS-1 grade diamonds.
Goldvish "Le million" is designed by renowned designer Emmanuel Gueit, who designed lots of luxury watches and jewelry.
It’s said that the GoldVish "Le million" is priced at € 1 million; GoldVish Luxury Communications will open its first stores in Geneva, Switzerland, for sale GoldVish’s cell phone products.
The market for ultra-luxury mobile phones is bizarrely growing, and the latest entry is Gresso's Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot phone. Interested buyers will certainly need to win the jackpot to afford this one.
Admittedly, the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot is made from several precious materials, including 18-karat gold, black diamonds, sapphires, and...200-year-old African Blackwood. (Is that a selling point?) Sounds more like the makings of a beautiful tiara rather than a cell phone.
However, there aren't any details as to the phone's specs. A friend of mine said upon first seeing the Gresso device that "it's a blinged out crappy phone," which might very well be true.
Only three of this jewel-adorned devices will ever be made (for now), and each will cost a whopping $1,000,000.
Chairman Diamond by Ulysse Nardin
Chairman Diamond hybrid smartphone by Ulysse Nardin, a renowned maker of six-figure collectible mechanical wristwatches. It is the first six-figure luxury smartphone released under the venerable UN brand. With more than 2,000 handset brilliant-cut diamonds in a pavé over an 18-carat white-gold casing, it is being heralded as the most expensive hybrid smartphone on the market at $129,000. SCI Innovations is the creator of the Chairman collection of luxury smartphones.
From appearance to inners, quality permeates throughout this handheld multidimensional personal entertainment center. It features a 3.2- inch scratch-resistant sapphire touch-screen, a high-definition video playback, 32 gigabytes of internal memory and an 8-megapixel camera. The Chairman also surfs the seas of the WWW on the bleeding-edge technology of Google's Android mobile operating system. It also has thumb print recognition and 3G capabilities.
Sony Ericsson Black Diamond
Apparently the Black Diamond will be available in 2007, not from Sony Ericsson but by a company called VIPN. Initially only 5 unique numered pieces will be available for the unbelievable price of, wait for it… $300,000.
With regards to the specifications, don’t expect anything remarkable for your money. It will have Quad-band with Wi-Fi, an Intel 400Mhz processor running Windows Mobile 5 and a touch sensitive 2″ screen. It will also include internal memory of 128mb and will come with a 2Gb SD card for external storage plus a respectable 4 Megapixel camera.
The designer Jaren Goh has used some pretty impressive materials for the build, featuring titane with polycarbonate, mirror-finish cladding and diamonds.
Motorola V220 Special Edition = £28,000 ($51,800)
Austrian designer Peter Aloisson has taken a standard Motorola, studded it with 1,200 diamonds and added a keyboard inlaid with 18 carat gold. The outcome is a £28,000 handset, suitable only for footballers and film stars!
Gold Edition Nokia 8800 Phone = $2,700 (£1,459)
If you have $2,700 to spare, you can now buy the Nokia 8800 in 24K gold. However, be warned if you think you’ll be getting a better phone for your extra cash, you wont! The features found on the Gold Edition are the standard 8800 features which are pretty basic. It includes a 0.5 Mega pixel SVGA camera, 64 MB of internal memory, 64 voice polyphonic rigntones, FM Radio, Mp3 Player, video recording and 180 mins talktime. However, the Gold Edition does includes a special edition box and charging dock!
Mobiado Professional EM (wood) = $1,900 (£1,027)
The Mobiado Professional EM is a wood-clad upgrade of their earlier Nokia-based phone that includes a 1.3 megapixel camera, music player, FM radio, Bluetooth and according to Mobiado it’s the first production phone with Titanium buttons. Only 200 are being made and each one has its limited number engraved on the back. At $1,900 however, you’re still paying an awfully high premium for a fairly basic phone encased in wood!
Bang & Olufsen (Samsung) Serene = $1,250 (£675)
Bang & Olufsen hooked up with Samsung to design the sleek but unconventional Serene. It’s not a bad looking phone and even has a built-in motor to assist you in opening and closing the phone. It’s not very practical however, requiring a special screwdriver to access the battery and the SIM card and the circular keypad will take some getting used to. Also for some strange reason they have positioned the camera lens on the side of the device, which will make it difficult to align snapshots via the viewfinder on the display.