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Get your new iPad Air or iPad mini Retina in 24 carat gold

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Get your new iPad Air or iPad mini Retina in 24 carat gold
We are not talking about the “bling” champagne gold that you can already get directly from Apple, we are talking about real gold.

For those that wallow in luxury and must have truly differentiating images to your products, Goldgenie can turn that worthless 128GB iPad mini Retina into a beautiful mirror finish gold plated masterpiece. We are sure it will be something so beautiful that you will be afraid to touch or even use your iPad, so you will have to buy another one to compensate for that.

Why spend a mere $930 on a 128GB iPad Air with 4G connectivity when you could spend north of $2,300 on a gold plated version of the same thing? The iPad Air, or iPad mini Retina come in a special luxury black piano finish box to make the arrangement extra special.

Do you already own an iPad Air and curse the thought that you could have purchased it embellished with gold (or platinum or rose gold)? Fret not!! You can send your device to Goldgenie and they will happily ascend your tablet to the status that it should have been at all along.

Goldgenie will plate your iPhone 5S, BlackBerry or HTC device too, providing the image for your electronics so that they fit nicely with your Aston Martin or other luxury vehicle. The sky is the limit. You can pick up a solid gold iPhone for the cool price of £68,000 ($109,000) if you want.

All kidding aside, some of the items available for plating look pretty cool when embellished with the real thing. Depending on the occasion, many of these could be a pretty neat gift.


source: Goldgenie (press release and main site)

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posted on 07 Nov 2013, 12:11 4

1. Chris_Bakke (Posts: 172; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


Can I get my Nokia Lumia 620 done up in platinum or rose gold? LOL, Are people so rich with nothing else to spend their money on?

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 19:32 1

10. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)


Everything can be gold plated , just call them( Goldgenie) when you have the money.

More important is how TH, PhoneArena found news here.
But Dell Venue Pro 11 that come today, is not news for them

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 12:11 6

2. akki20892 (Posts: 2667; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


No thanks, I don't have money for that.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 12:27 3

3. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4601; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


I'm sure that if you break it, Apple will happily replace it with new one (not gold one*). Remember, Apple care about their consumers! :D

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 16:16 4

8. PAPINYC (Posts: 2044; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Apple will happily replace it with one painted in Gold using crayolas.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 20:26

12. quakan (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


They actually do care about customer satisfaction but they aren't going to warrant a product when you modified the hardware. Someone who has money for that doesn't think retail prices for phones are expensive anyways so if it breaks they'll buy another and get it in gold again, maybe even with diamonds.

posted on 08 Nov 2013, 04:23

13. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4601; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Do you realize that I was just joking. :D

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 12:45 2

4. darkkjedii (Posts: 9290; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Please, they shoulda made em gold from jump.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 14:11

5. Gemmol (Posts: 441; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


okay, this may be the sexiest gadget ever

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 14:16 2

6. androiphone20 (Posts: 1118; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


=) this one got my attention

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 16:28

9. darkkjedii (Posts: 9290; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Yeah this thing is gorgeous, but ohhhhhh the price tag. +1

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 19:40

11. Diezparda (Posts: 103; Member since: 23 Oct 2013)


i like it simple, i prefer the original model or maybe champagne gold like 5s back cover actually looks way better and cheaper of course...

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 16:14 3

7. PAPINYC (Posts: 2044; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


I would just melt it down and go on holiday!

Cheers!! (I mean iCheers!!)

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