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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29 Comments

1. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Hah! None of these phones will break MY bank account! Because you can't spend what you don't have...

3. PeterK.

Posts: 314; Member since: Nov 13, 2013

Ha! The joke's on you!

11. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 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...

2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2347; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Number #7

13. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Forget phones look at girl....hotttt

4. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Black diamond front glass please.

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Bank account just got broken o.O damn!

6. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 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...

7. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

She's is so damn...

8. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 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.

9. Rager722

Posts: 617; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

or HTC One M8

12. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 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

10. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

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

14. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

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

15. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

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

16. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

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

17. aditya.g0110

Posts: 42; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

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

18. iamanimal

Posts: 6; Member since: May 27, 2014

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

19. express77 unregistered

No thanks. But the girl

20. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Seriously who would wast ther money on trash like these?

21. Sauce unregistered

#8 is really great looking. Love it. The dinosaur tooth is also awesome.

22. jeff1434325

Posts: 97; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

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

23. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

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

24. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5480; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Old news???

25. Firenze91

Posts: 204; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

The Vertu for Bentley looks fine to me.

26. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 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.

27. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

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

28. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

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

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