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Luxurious and extravagant phones that will (probably) break your bank account

Luxurious and extravagant phones that will (probably) break your bank account

Enough of these entry-level devices, such as the Lumia 630 and the Moto E! Good riddance to Samsung-like faux leather, as well! Let's turn our tech-savvy heads to a league of devices that most of us will probably never ever see in reality, let alone possess – the world of extravagant, exquisite, and luxurious phones!

Several days ago, Vertu unveiled its latest luxurious smartphone – the $11,300 Signature Touch. Apart from screaming "Premium!"out loud, the posh device also comes with surprisingly adequate hardware specs in tow, which put it pretty much on par with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One, and the LG G2. It's one of the first luxurious smartphones we've seen that has the potential to offer decent performance as per 2013/2014's standards. At least on paper, that is.

The Vertu Signature Touch made us really curious if any other ritzy and lush smartphones could offer similar... bang for the buck. Jokes aside, we made a pick of several luxurious devices, which have a feature in common – apart from sporting an ample amount of pizzazz, all of them allow their owners to make regular phone calls, too.

Of course, if you can afford one of these and you are perfectly fine with spending an incredibly large sum of money on such an exquisite electronic device, then you probably already have a horde of personal assistants that take care of your phone calls and correspondence. Thus, the following gadgets serve an altogether different function – they are to be viewed as status symbols and not like regular electronic companions.

Ladies and gents, behold the creme de la creme of luxurious phones!

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posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:03 30

1. Planterz (Posts: 2110; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

Hah! None of these phones will break MY bank account!

Because you can't spend what you don't have...

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:05 6

3. PeterK. (Posts: 314; Member since: 13 Nov 2013)

Ha! The joke's on you!

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 10:32 7

11. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

If I were a billionaire I would definitely make a "custom" phone. NEVER would I spend that type of money on something that someone else might have.

That would be insanely crazy... Spending millions of dollars on something that is not original... Please, anyone who buys these phones are just some foolish idiots.

I would be the only one in the world with my "custom" millions of dollars phone...

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:05

2. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2285; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)

Number #7

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 10:49 7

13. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

Forget phones look at girl....hotttt

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:08 5

4. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

Black diamond front glass please.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:26

5. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)

Bank account just got broken o.O damn!

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:38

6. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2236; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)

I'm upset that the iPhone 4 History Edition only features a T-Rex tooth embedded in meteoritic rock. I want the tooth embedded in fossilized herbivore flesh. Of course, since it uses the iPhone 4, that edition is a bit long in the tooth...

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:41

7. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 2223; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

She's is so damn...

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:44 7

8. JGuinan007 (Posts: 692; Member since: 19 May 2011)

these phones only have premium materials with outdated tech, It's like pimping out a pinto why bother? The best ones are the Iphones and even they are outdated by at least a year. Why not pimp out pinnacle flagship phones like an S5, Nexus 5, IPhone 5s, LG G3, Xperia Z3, Note 4.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 09:56 3

9. Rager722 (Posts: 319; Member since: 30 Jan 2013)

or HTC One M8

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 10:47 3

12. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)

They do have gold plated HTC One M8. Yet again, with a price of expensive phone, I would rather get six flagship devices :D

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 10:01

10. PBXtech (Posts: 1032; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)

4 + 6 look cool. I'd take that gray textured stone on a phone any day (#6, keep the tooth though).

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 10:53

14. realjjj (Posts: 375; Member since: 28 Jan 2014)

To be fair, a pocked PC that costs north of 400$ is already too much for the hardware.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 11:27

15. shuaibhere (Posts: 1986; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)

"This one is intended for the ladies."
Which one is not???

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 11:52

16. jibraihimi (Posts: 769; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

16.7million $, here also apple is overexpensive...........

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 12:09

17. aditya.g0110 (Posts: 42; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)

All phones are so ugly,yuck :-\,,dont know who would buy such phones.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 13:05

18. iamanimal (Posts: 6; Member since: 27 May 2014)

I'm guessing the kind of person that buys these things is born into money.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 16:58

19. express77 (unregistered)

No thanks. But the girl

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 18:28

20. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Seriously who would wast ther money on trash like these?

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 18:45

21. Sauce (unregistered)

#8 is really great looking. Love it.

The dinosaur tooth is also awesome.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 23:24

22. jeff1434325 (Posts: 97; Member since: 07 Aug 2012)

I guess these phones are for people who has more MONEY than SENSE;)

posted on 08 Jun 2014, 04:10

23. irbaaz (Posts: 169; Member since: 27 Mar 2014)

Gift me anyone I will take it with no complain......

posted on 09 Feb 2015, 04:39

24. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 3503; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)

Old news???

posted on 09 Feb 2015, 05:31

25. Firenze91 (Posts: 111; Member since: 19 Nov 2014)

The Vertu for Bentley looks fine to me.

posted on 09 Feb 2015, 06:31

26. Bozzor (Posts: 188; Member since: 02 May 2012)

The thing with these phones is build quality, materials, name recognition, style and exclusivity...and perhaps something like great call quality. But these phones are really trying to do to mobiles what mechanical watches are to horology: the ultimate in desirability. Fact is any cheap quartz watch can be more accurate and feature packed than any Rolex, Patek Phillipe or Richard Mille. But that does not matter one bit: it's not about how good a phone or watch it is according to 'normal' measures.

posted on 09 Feb 2015, 07:33

27. RandomUsername (Posts: 808; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

What a surprise, the most expensive is an iPhone...

posted on 09 Feb 2015, 16:05

28. Neo_Huang (Posts: 1067; Member since: 06 Dec 2013)

Let's see what happens when you drop the last one.

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