Sometimes the simple phone is just not enough for the wealthy and the lover of upscale accessories. You have a enormous house, the latest car, a gold watch and you might want to consider a luxury phone. Many brands of luxury phones actually market them as sumptuous accessories without a special attention to the phone’s function. Although if you spend $30,000 on a phone you should expect some new technology inside the device as well as all the bling that covers it.
Probably the best known brand for luxury phones is Vertu. They are a British manufacturing company established by Nokia in 1998 and since then it became very popular among the rich and famous especially in Russia, Asia and the Middle East. One of their mottoes is ”if you can spend $20,000 on a watch, why not on a mobile phone?”. Their attention while designing and building phones is oriented towards the craftsmanship and materials used and not so much on the phone’s functions. The prices start at around at £3,500 for the simpler models but can reach really high with more complex models like for example the Signature Cobra that sells for £213,000. The materials used in the making of these phones are usually high end leather, titanium and gemstones like sapphires and rubies.They also had collaborations with Ferrari, Bentley, Lapo Elkann and Ermenegildo Zegna for special edition phones. Another popular brand for luxury phones is GoldVish, they are a brand from Switzerland and they combine Swiss craftsmanship with high end technology to make some very opulent mobile phones. A popular model of this brand is Le Million, made from solid gold and studded with diamonds, it actually made it in to the Guinness Book of World Records as “The world’s most exclusive and expensive cellular phone ever sold”, it’s price is one million euros.Mobiado are a company from Canada and their phones are made with the same technology used for building aerospace and luxury watches. They made phones from aircraft aluminum, sapphire and even wood and stone. The designs are a unique combination of art and technology. Bellperre from Netherlands make luxury phones with a European design that can be customized to any needs and tastes. Their main material is fine leather, the name actually means beauty of the leather, they can also use other materials like solid gold or precious gems to make the luxury phone that you desire.