Did you think Apple’s new $600 iPhone was expensive? You’re not even close. The world’s most expensive cell phones can cost as much as a luxurious apartment in the center of Paris. Here are some of them:
10. Gresso Black Aura Collection – approximately $13.000
Gresso phones are made out of 200 year-old black African wood. The most expensive in the series has a front made of 18k gold.
9. Motorola V220 Special Edition – $51.800
This Motorola phone has been customized by Austrian designer Peter Aloisson, who took a standard phone, encrusted it with 1.200 diamonds and gave it an 18k gold keyboard.
8. Samsung SPH-E3200 encrusted with diamonds – $54.000
This model was created by Choi Moon-Young, who encrusted it with 240 diamonds and applied gold paint on it.
7. Motorola SLVR L7 encrusted with diamonds – $75.000
Except for the 260 encrusted diamonds, this phone looks just like any other Motorola SLVR L7.
6. Vertu Signature – $81.000
Whoever has the patience to count the diamonds on this phone made of gold, will discover that there are 982 encrusted diamonds.
5. Vertu Diamond – $88.000
This phone is made entirely out of platinum and it’s encrusted with diamonds. Only 200 of such phones have ever been made.
4. Sony Ericsson Black Diamond – $300.000
Unlike the other phones on this list, which are primarily focused on jewelry, the Sony Ericsson Black Diamond is a very useful gadget. This phone is equipped, among others, with a Intel Xscale de 400 Mhz processor, a 4MP digital camera, touch screen, and it can be connected to the internet through WiFi. Only 5 such phones have ever been made.
3. Cobra – Vertu – $310.000
The Cobra has 2 2k diamonds, a 1k round diamond, 2 emerald eyes and 439 rubys, totaling 21k. It was inspired by the 19th century French jeweler Frederic Boucheron. Only 8 such phones exist.
2. Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3mil
The Diamond Crypto Smartphone should be on the same place as #1, but since the Guiness Book of World Records says #1 is the most expensive, the Diamond Crypto Smartphone comes in second. The phone is made out of platinum and it’s encrusted with 50 diamonds, 10 of which are extremely rare blue diamonds.
1. GoldVish Le Million – $1.3mil
The most expensive phone in the world, it’s made out of 18k white gold and it’s encrusted with 120k of diamonds. It was first revealed at the Millionaire Faire in Moscow.
Source: Craiova Forum