Smartphones are carried out everywhere as it has become a part of our daily life. Probably, there are very few in this world, who don’t have a smartphone. Considering the importance of smartphone, the technological advancement leads to different types of smartphones in many attractive shades. Depending on the user requirements, smartphone manufacturers are trying to include different specifications that make the device costlier. While we thought the Apple iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, HTC U12 to be the most expensive phones in the world, but with the addition of different accessories to the handset, there can be a vast change in terms of pricing. There are many others in the market that almost cost nearly the cost of a luxurious car or an apartment. Well! You heard it right! You can find the most expensive phone at 8 million USD and there are many handsets that fall into this category. Probably, you might be wondering, what makes it most expensive? What are the extra features included in the most expensive phone? And more. Before that let me make it clear that the price that is paid is not for the features, in fact, it is for the precious metal in which the handset is engraved. They are quite exclusive and considering the material used they are manufactured in the limited quantity. If you are really fond of smartphones, then you must continue reading as we have listed our top 10 most expensive phones in the world.
The most expensive phone in the world is the customized variant of the Apple iPhone 6. First introduced in 2014, the price of this Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 pink diamond is $95.5 million. It was rumoured that the Mukesh Ambani’s Wife, Nita Ambani uses one of the Falcon iPhone 6 models. It has an 18 Karat gold casing that makes the smartphone simply gorgeous to carry. On the rear end, it is set in pink diamond which is the main highlight of the device and even the reason for this price tag. There even exists a lower version of the Falcon model that will cost near half the price of Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond.
An iPhone is normally a costly option over the Android smartphone. What if the iPhone is customized further? Obviously, there would be an increase in the price tag. The same is the case with the Diamond Rose edition of iPhone 4 32GB. This is the most customized iPhone ever carrying an expensive price tag. Priced at $ 8million, the Diamond Rose iPhone 4 32GB is a luxurious model with bezels handmade from rose and 500 diamonds. The rear end of the handset is made of rose gold with 53 diamonds and a special Apple logo with rose gold. Even the navigation is worth mentioning as it is made from platinum and a single cut 7.4-carat pink diamond. Only two editions of this model are ever made.
Another most expensive phone in the world that is also a variant of Apple iPhone is Supreme Goldstriker iPhone 3G 32GB model. It is priced at $3,200,000 the iPhone model has a casing with 271gms of 22 Karat gold. The screen is trimmed with 1-carat diamonds. On the home button, you will find a single 7.1-carat diamond that is quite rare to find. Even the box in which the Supreme Goldstriker iPhone 3G 32GB is shipped is built of a single block of granite, Kashmir gold, and top grain leather.
For those who admire diamonds, here is a phone for you named as Diamond Crypto Smartphone. Developed with a powerful encryption technology so as to gain enough protection of information, it operates on the separate operating system, Windows CE. With over $1.3 million price tag, the Diamon Crypto smartphone is embedded with 50 diamonds, out of which 10 are blue diamonds.
With the home button itself integrated with a 6.6-carat diamond, the iPhone 3G is quite impressive. This worlds most expensive phone is made of 18-carat gold including white gold, rose gold and yellow gold. Built of gold and diamonds, the Kings Button iPhone 3G has a royal look and is one of the beautiful luxurious piece ever made. To get this high profile smartphone, of course! You need to pay $ 2,418, 111.
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Entirely covered in 18 karats of white gold, the iPhone Princess Plus features 318 diamonds, out of which 138 are princess cut diamonds. Hence the name, iPhone Princess Plus. Moreover, there are 180 brilliant cut diamonds placed on the surface. Though the total weight of the device seems to be heavy, the luxurious look of the device with diamonds and gold will make you to carry. It costs you $1,76, 400.
When it comes to the discussion about luxurious or expensive phones in the world, then Vertu is nowhere a stranger. Developed in collaboration with French Jeweler, they designed a Vertu Signature Cobra model with the cobra insignia designed on the phone. With more 439 rubies, one pear-cut diamond, and one round white diamond the Vertu Signature Cobra is now one of the most expensive phones. It carries a price tag of $ 3, 10, 000, and only the millionaires can ever think of buying this phone.
Joining the list of most expensive phones in the world, the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas jackpot is incredibly expensive at $1 million. The black diamonds with a total of whopping 45.5 Karat on the front makes it more expensive. And for the rear, it has used the 200-year old African Blackwood. The 12 mm thin frame in the middle is made of 180gms of gold. Moreover, it consists of 17 manually polished sapphires that weigh at 32 Karat.
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Developed by an industrial designer, Jaren Goh, the Sony Ericsson black diamond is an ultra-thin device of glossy finish. It is further covered by a polycarbonate layer illuminated by the OLED panel thus giving out border-less display screen. It is a super thin phone with a distinctive shape. It has two diamonds installed with 3 carats on the rear end. The joystick is further made of 0.25 carat. The total cost of the Sony Ericsson Black Diamond is $3,10,000.
VIPN just introduced the new VIPN black diamond smartphone that is claimed to have an elegant design with the titanium polycarbonate coating, mirror finish, real diamonds, and all those necessary high-level specifications. Though not for everyone, definitely millionaires out there can prefer taking VIPN Black diamond smartphone for $3,00,000. The availability is quite limited and is known that only 5 pieces of this model are been developed.
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