Officially announced one year ago, the Ulysse Nardin Chairman will be launched with Android on board â€“ not with Windows Mobile, as initially planned. It will be the worldâ€™s first luxurysmartphone to run Googleâ€™s OS. Manufactured by Swiss watch maker Ulysse Nardin in collaboration with SCI Innovations, the Ulysse Nardin Chairman has five color versions. … Continued
Gresso, the Russian manufactured of luxury candybar phones, has announced that it now allows customers to personalize their phones. The company says there are â€œalmost 40 combinations availableâ€ â€“ customers can choose the case model, keyboard design, and the type of leather decoration. Moreover, a personalized text can be engraved on your phone. Creating your … Continued
Imagine a cellphone crafted with the same horological insidiousness of churning gears, analogue dials and mechanical parts as a Swiss watch. Thatâ€™s the idea behind the Celsius X-VI-IIâ€™s mechanical cellphone. The phone is made with 547 mechanical parts, and it features a tourbillon in its hinge. The unique combination uses a patented Remontage Papillon mechanism … Continued
Mobiado known for its luxury cellular phones has recently launched its new model: the Mobiado Classic 712GCB. Among the features of the 712GCB include a 2.2â€ QVGA screen, 3G connectivity, 5MP camera and GPS. But the nitty gritty lies on the craftsmanship of this luxury phone. The 712GCB is built from stainless steel, â€œlarge sapphire … Continued
Sport lifestyle clothing label Puma is turning high-tech consumerism into a world of connected, eco-friendly and heavily branded communication experiences with its first entry into the world of mobile communications — the Puma phone.
French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass presented her first collection of mobile phone accessories in Paris amid fashion’s growing fascination with tech gadgets. Thomass’ range includes glossy and rubber iPhone covers as well as velvet and vinyl cases, all in her signature black-and-pink, featuring lingerie themes such as lacing and bows.
Italian fashion house Versace in May will introduce its first mobile phone, entering a blossoming new high-price category for luxury fashion brands. Versace created the phone with ModeLabs, a French company that also makes phones for fashion house Christian Dior and watchmaker Tag Heuer. True to Versace style, the bespoke phone will feature premium materials … Continued
Porsche Design has sent out details about a new edition of the candybar phone the firm released on the open market last year. The P’9522 Black Edition will be available by the end of the month, and was created in-house at the design firm’s R&D facility in Austria. The model is still “milled from a … Continued
Monocle has teamed up with BlackBerry to produce 100 unique Bold 9700 handsets. Each device comes pre-loaded with Monocleâ€™s 25/25 travel guides to the best business cities in the world and will also include specially design wallpapers. They have 16GB cards and are also supplied with battery, charging pod, world charger, media player headset, USB … Continued
The luxury mobile phones manufacturer Vertu has launched a special edition of its Ascent Ti in support of the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders. This special edition has been created to raise funds for the ICM charity with donations made from each Special Edition sale. The luxury mobile phone is handcrafted in England … Continued
With a price tag of $3.2 million, the new iPhone 3GS Supreme launched yesterday by Stuart Hughes could be the worldâ€™s most expensive phone. The handset was made for an anonymous Australian businessman with 271 grams of 22ct solid yellow gold and 136 flawless F-color diamonds totalizing 68ct. The Apple logo is made from solid … Continued
Sony has added another mobile to their Xperia range with the launch of the Sony Xperia Pureness, which is touted as a “Fashion Phone”. “The companyâ€™s designers aimed to sculpt an object of design that reflected the purity of water and a sense of calmness when not in use.” It sports a beautiful transparent screen … Continued
TAG Heuer has announced the release of a new phone, dubbed TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini. The phone is crafted from titanium and crystals with a top coat of stainless steel. The keyboard features the bull logo for Lamborghini while the back of the device is engraved with the phoneâ€™s limited edition number.
Luxury mobile phone maker Mobiado has just unveiled the Grand 350 Pioneer, the world’s first phone to “utilize the compelling beauty of meteorite.” The company says that the Grand 350 Pioneer pays homage to NASA, more exactly, to the Pioneer 10 spacecraft that NASA launched back in 1972. Pioneer 10 passed through the Solar System’s … Continued
BlackBerry Bold has launched a unique and rich smarthphone: the new BlackBerry Royal Blue Edition. Crafted by Katherine Hughes of Republica Fashion, it derives inspiration from the Everton Football Club and even bears its logo. Diamonds are neatly placed around the shiny sapphire dressings which accommodate the year 1878, the birth of Everton F.C.
Motorola has announced another expensive Aura edition called Motorola Aura Diamond Edition. Plated with 18 carat gold, it features 34 diamonds: 30 diamonds are embedded above and bellow the phoneâ€™s circular display and 4 diamonds sit on the navigation key on the brown keypad.
Christian Dior announces the release of the second generation of their luxury phone line just in time for the holidays. The new luxury phone line will be launched in December 2009 and will feature gold plated and black PVD-coated handsets with sapphire crystals. The two models are the Zelie with red casing which costs around … Continued
Armani have teamed up with Samsung to release another “haute couture” phone, this time it is a smartphone using the Windows Mobile operating system. Itâ€™s one of the first phones available with the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, which will lead the way to a new generation of mobile applications. The phone was released by … Continued
Nokia will launch after October 29 a limited edition Nokia N97 mini RAOUL in only 1000 units and for Singapore market for now. The kit will include a special back battery cover with fashion house RAOUL signature stripes, a leather pouch and leather dangler. The whole package is sold in a big leather bound box, … Continued
The French company S.T. DuPont has decided to enter the mobile market by making a cell phone in collaboration with Pantech. Of course, a luxury model like the Pantech Sky Dupont IM-U510LE is less about the features and more about appearance. The handset has gold-plated edges and it features a 3 inch touchscreen display, 2G-only … Continued