Gold plated Apple iPad Air 2 glitters for the camera

Gold plated Apple iPad Air 2 glitters for the camera
For some, the Apple iPad Air 2 is already a treasure. The thinnest tablet on the planet is also the first iDevice to have the privilege of getting stuffed with 2GB of RAM. If that isn't enough for you, how about a 24K gold-plated iPad Air 2? Vietnamese jeweler Karalux will be more than happy to sell you the 64GB version of the slab, gold-plated, for $1315. That is approximately a $700 premium over the regular retail price of the tablet.

16GB and 128GB models are also available, priced at $1174 and $1644 respectively. And as a special "reward" for each buyer who picks up one of the gold-plated iPad Air 2 units before the end of the month, Karalux will give them a gold-plated tie pin, or a Zippo lighter with the same finish.

Karalux is also offering a 24K gold plated version of the Apple iPad mini 3 at a premium of $450 over the retail price of the slab.The company has also produced a gold plated BlackBerry Passport.

source: Karalux via GSMArena

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iPad Air 2
  • Display 9.7" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8X, Triple-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 7340 mAh



1. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

That actually looks nice. I like it...

21. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Can someone please make a thinner tablet so they can stop bragging about that

2. dontneedtoknow

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

I really don't like any gold plated phones. In my opinion, it looks hideous and don't really see a point. Why not spend that extra money on jewelry or something? I think the only gold color phone that looked decent was iPhone 5s. The iphone 6/6+ looks ugly with the gold version

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

First iDevice to have 2gb RAM? Are you sure PA? iMac?

4. RareCandy

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Gorgeous love it so much :) Apple know best :)

5. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

You do know the gold plated version comes from Karalux, not Apple

6. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

It doesn't where it comes from as long the iPad Mini 3 is Gold Plated version. Why do you care if you don't buy anyway. There is android smartphone and tablet with gold color also. Maybe you might consider to buy one of those, haha!

8. kurama.

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 13, 2014

Is there something stuck in your ass maybe an apple he just politely gave him an answer why are you so rebellious. Which dirty part of the world you live in.

10. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Learn to read, I don't care for gold plated stuff, Apple, Android or otherwise. I was merely reacting to his statement, like Apple made this gold plated iPad. Besides that, I wouldn't get 24k gold anyways, since pure gold is soft as hell and scratches easily.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Reb whatup yo?

12. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Not much, same ole same ole :) How's life there?

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Same ol crap bro, work and bills. Never stops.

13. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Oh btw, I'm going for a Rotex supercharger next year (january I think) and an increase of 80 hbp. If you don't hear from me after january, I drove into a wall lol.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31291; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How much is it costing you? I'm so interested in a new Vette, but that price tag is gigantic.

23. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

The supercharger itself is around 1300 dollars (with all the gear needed to fit it in my car). But it needs to be build in, thankfully I have a buddy of mine who can do that. Also need to change the brakes, since I do need more braking power lol. And while I'm at it, I'm going to change the suspension for a coil over system. Vettes are cool, always love how American muscle cars sound.

15. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

So does aluminum yet you still buy Apple products. So why could the color really make a difference?

16. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I buy Apple products? Apart from an older 4S I gave to my dad, I don't buy Apple products. And you can't compare 24k gold to aluminium alloy. Besides, yellow gold colored is not my thing.

20. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Ok, I got it

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

That's an opinion...right?

7. Fishbowl

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

He's correcting the guy's statement... And Rebel is pretty non-biased. Why does everything have to be an OS war with you?

24. adrewfryman

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 09, 2014

Did you really just say apple fans make everything about the OS? go look on the the hidden LED notification light on the nexus 6(an article that has 0% to do with apple) and youll find hate comments on ios. everything that has to do with apple on here you can find 10 comments about how terrible apple is before you see a single comment about the article, or anything negative about android

25. Fishbowl

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 21, 2013

Please reread what I wrote. "Why does everything have to be an OS war with YOU?" I am referring to that Aba71983 guy. Of course I know there are a bunch of android fanboys here. They actually outnumber the IOS fanboys at least 3 to 1, but aba's statement was so off-base and juvenile I had to comment on it. I'm an android fan, but I was curious to see what a legit gold Ipad Air 2 (I just bought one) looked like and wanted to see what everyone else thought about it, and then I saw that little gem. Quite frankly I wish all the fanboys would leave this site. I learn a lot from reading the comments here, but I have to wade through garbage fanboy bickering to get to them.

26. adrewfryman

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 09, 2014

my apologies for misinterpreting you comment i thought you were referring to all apple fans. and i too wish people would put aside their petty phone preferences and be glad that phones with fingerprint scanners a 2k resolution an 40 Megapixle cameras

9. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

24k gold is a horrible metal to use for anything as contact layer metal, if you are actually going to use the device, of course if it is just for showing off go for it.

22. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Good buy for sheeps

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