In the recent years, smartphones have grown in popularity to a level that they’ve become an accessory. No one can leave a house without their smartphone and be at ease. A well known fact is that these gadgets do not come cheap regardless of the fact that there are a plethora of them currently available in the market. For you to be able to get a decent smartphone, you’ll have to part with at least $200.
With that said, you’ll probably be amazed by what we are going to cover in this piece. The smartphones mentioned in this piece will make the aforementioned price tag of $200 sound as nothing. These ten high end luxury designer smartphones have been identified by tech pedia blog to be the most expensive in 2014.
10. iPhone Princess Plus @ $176, 400
The iPhone Princess Plus is a creation of the famed Australian designer Peter Aloisson. The smartphone is set in 18-karat white gold.
9. Sony Ericsson Black Diamond @ $300,000
The smartphone comes decorated with two diamonds which are strategically placed; one on the back of the handset and the other on the navigation button. In as much as the phone was released in 2007, it still remains one of the most expensive gadgets available.
8. Vertu Signature Cobra @ $310,000
For a long time, Vertu continues to be associated with luxury smartphones. Therefore, the Vertu Signature Cobra did not come as a surprise. The smartphone boasts of having more than 439 rubies.
7. Gresso’s Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot @ $1 million
Everything about this smartphone shows heritage. The device weighs about 180 grams and it boasts of having a solid gold and black plate made using an aged African hardwood. The smartphone was released in 2005.
6. GoldVish Le Million @ $1.3 million
The smartphone is currently the holder of the Guinness World Record for being the most expensive mobile phone to ever been sold. It is made using 18-karat white gold and is covered using 20- carat VVS1 diamond.
5. Diamond Crypto Smartphone @ $1.3 million
Created in 2006 by a Russian firm known as JSC Ancort, the Smartphone is a well crafted masterpiece. It prides itself as being a ” powerful encryption technology.” Around its façade, the smartphone is covered with 50 diamonds.
4. iPhone 3G Kings Button @ $2.41 million
The phone was designed by Peter Aloisson, and it prides itself in having a white 6.6 carat diamond fitted in the traditional iPhone Home button. The iPhone 3G Kings Button also has 138 smaller gems around the screen.
3. Goldstriker Supreme iPhone 3GS Edition @ $3.2 million
Some of the outstanding features of this device include: a 22 karat solid gold, 136 flawless one carat diamond and a 7.1 carat diamond on the home button.
2. Diamond Rose iPhone 4 Edition @ $8 million
Designed by Stuart Hughes the iPhone 4 Diamond Rose is rated among the top high end device in 2014. Made of rose gold, the smartphone also comes with a 7.4 carat pink diamond.
1. Black Diamond iPhone 5 @ $15.3 million
At the top of the list is the Black Diamond iPhone 5 which boasts of having a 24 karat gold. The Home button is crafted with a deep 26 carat diamond and another 600 white flawless diamond around the outer edge.