I am sure there are still some dudes out there who are still able to purchase the luxurious handset during this economic crisis. The Vertu Boucheron 150 handset is one of the luxurious mobile phone in the market today. The phone is made out of solid gold and took around 1,000 man-hours to shape, 700 hours to hand polish it and 500 hours to built in. This hand-made mobile phone also features sapphire crystal keypad and a wooden case, which is made from Noce Pedullo walnut tree courtesy of Reuge from Switzerland. Each Vertu Boucheron 150 handset retails for approximately $30,000. [LuxuryLaunches]
Vertu has joined together with Ferrari to release the new Ascent Ti mobile phone collection. The new Ascent Ti consists of the Nero, Rosso and Giallo. The limited edition Nero handset boasts the titanium casing with crystal sapphire pillows and has the scratch-proof PVD to make it more durable. The special edition Rosso and Giallo also feature the PVD-coated keyboards and battery covers, and ceramic pillows.
As a reminder, the Vertu Ascent Ti supports Quad-band GSM/EDGE with WCDMA 2100 and features the Stainless steel keys and sapphire crystal screen, with Bluetooth connectivity, a 3MP camera with autofocus and flash, and 4GB internal memory. Its battery offers 5 hours talk time and 300 hours standby time. [UnWiredView]
Vertu will release their new Vertu Signature S Design that supports Quad-band EDGE/HSDPA 850/2100MHz bands, Wi-Fi connectivity and V-shaped keypad design. There is no word on pricing so far. However, I’m sure most of us can not purchase this uber-expensive handset. The Vertu Signature S Design will be released next month. [EngadgetMobile]
The new Vertu Signature mobile phone comes with 3G and WiFi connectivity. This high-end handset also comes equipped with a QVGA OLED with 320 x 240 pixels that supports 16 million colors, Bluetooth, VoIP, WCDMA dual-band 2100/850 MHz and GSM quad-band 850/900/1800/1900MHz frequencies. There is no info on pricing so far, but I am sure only rich people who can purchase this luxurious cell phone. [FriedBlogs]
Vertu today released the new Vertu Constellation Rococo Edition to celebrate its 10th anniversary. For your info, the Rococo collection was inspired by the eighteenth century French art, fashion and interior design movement. The collection features intricate flower patterns embroidered into the leather on the back of the phone which brings to life the hallmark Vertu ‘V’. Available in three colors options including noir, scarlet and ivory, the new Vertu Constellation Rococo Edition will be available this summer. [Sybarites] More
T3 shows us a hands-on preview of the Vertu Ascent. In case you didn’t know, the handset has a high-resolution Sapphire Crystal display, stainless steel keys, Bluetooth, and a 20mm hands-free loudspeaker. The company claims the phone’s leather-coated rear is resistant to everything from lipstick to petrol.