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Coach mobile phone

KDDI au have just released a limited batch of branded Coach cell phones in Japan. According to a KDDI press release, the handsets were created to celebrate the introduction of the new Coach Madison Collection and commemorate Coach’s longevity

The phone is not actually built from scratch. While the casing and display have been styled to reflect Coach sensibilities, the innards are from Sony Ericsson, whose re “Full Change” model was designed with the specific purpose of allowing this kind of customization to look and feel. (Unfortunatly we haven’t received any High-Res picture yet).

1,941 of the phones will be sold for 19,410 yen each at au shops throughout Japan (Coach was founded in 1941).

Continental 3G iPhones decked with emeralds

Continental Mobiles has unveiled the world’s first iPhone set in VS1 quality diamonds and emeralds, which is a fascinating stone that possesses a pure verdant green hue !

Blending seamlessly with the 3G iPhone’s sleek curves, the handcrafted case emanates a sensual allure that is almost impossible to resist.

The 8GB and the 16GB version of the emerald and diamond studded iPhone retail for £2999 ($4,400) and £3099 ($4,600) respectively.

Tiffany Diamond Phones sell out in 3 days

Tiffany Diamond Phones

The world economy is entering a new great depression, but there are still some people willing to splash out on diamond-encrusted mobile telephones in Japan.

Japan’s Softbank Mobile said Friday that its eight limited-edition phones, each studded with 537 diamonds from Tiffany and Co., sold out in just three days.

The phone, designed by the luxury New York jeweller, went on sale for about 13 million yen each (134,000 dollars) on November 1.
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Angels Tears Diamond Encrusted iPhone 3G

Diamond jewellers, De Vere’s of London have unveiled their beautiful diamond encrusted iPhone 3G, the “Angels Tears”.

This stunning Art Deco inspired Apple iPhone has been created by De Vere’s founder Philip De Vere in memory of his mother who died of cancer.

A number of examples are being sold to raise money for the research and treatment of women’s cancers. They are available for a limited time at £2499 (USD$4000).

“I wanted to create a damned sexy and desirable iPhone, capable of giving anyone’s thumbs an orgasm”. Philip De Vere said.
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New Vertu Ferrari Ascent Ti Collection unveiled

Vertu have launched in Hong Kong a new collection of Ascent Ti phones inspired by Ferrari’s cars. The Ferrari Ascent Ti collection consists of three phones directly inspired by Ferrari and named after their respective colors; a limited edition phone called the Nero and two special edition phones named Rosso and Giallo.

The Nero phone is an all black Ascent Ti made of titanium coated with scratch proof PVD with a red sapphire crystal pillow. The Rosso and Giallo phones are red and yellow receptively and feature PVD coated battery covers and keys, they feature ceramic pillows. The battery cover of all three phones has been redesigned to resemble the hood of a Ferrari and features a three dimensional Cavallino on the battery cover as well as a smaller one on the front.

The phones feature Ferrari inspired themes as well as ring tones featuring Ferrari engine sounds, only 2,009 examples of the Vertu Ferrari Ascent Ti Nero will be made. They sell HKD 70,000 HKD each ($6000)

Motorola Aura Luxury Phone

Motorola’s going upmarket with its latest phone Aura, a luxury model featuring what the company claims is the world’s first circular display on a mobile device.

The Motorola Aura features a unique design in which the cover twists one hundred and eighty degrees to reveal the keyboard, it has a round sapphire crystal high resolution LCD display. The switch-blade design comes with 2 megapixel camera, 2 GB memory, video capture and streaming capability and about 7.3 hours of talk time.

The case of the Aura is made of chemically etched PVD coated stainless steel whilst the twisting mechanism is made of Tungsten Carbide coated gears and features one hundred and thirty ball bearings meaning each twist is identical.

“The hand-sculpted richness of Aura can literally be felt in its stainless steel housing, textures and patterns chemically etched into its surface,” says Motorola.

The Aura is available for pre-order now and is expected to be launched worldwide beginning in Q4 2008 for a cool $2000. It really looks elegant, but it also costs a lot !

Luxury Phone : LG Prada II

LG have released the second iteration of their Prada phone named the Prada II. The Prada II phone is based on the first Prada phone but features numerous improvements.

It boasts of 7.2Mbps HSDPA 850 / 2100, WiFi, TV-out, FM radio, and a 5-megapixel camera. The side-slider also hosts a full QWERTY keyboard.

LG Prada II also has an FM radio and TV output, together with a full HTML browser. It uses a capacitive touchscreen, similar to that of the iPhone, but without multitouch functionality.
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Continental Jewelry 3G iPhone

iPhone has been a target of haute couture brands where they grab and slap it with precious stones in order to elevate its exclusivity factor. The honor of the most expensive iPhone is bagged by Amosu Ultimo Diamond but the iPhone used isn’t a 3G version. Even so, we do have a few blinged 3G iPhones like Gold & Diamond from Goldstriker, Diamond studded Olympic iPhone and Diamond-Studded iPhone 3G by Knalihs Athem.

The latter being the most expensive jeweled 3G version till date. Today we have one more company that is aiming to revive the union of gemstones with hyped 3G iPhone. Continental Mobiles, well known for its range of luxurious cell phones, has pimped the 3G 16GB white luxury iPhone with Pigeon Blood Red rubies and white diamonds. It is exclusively and intricately handcrafted. This piece of art comes from England and retails for £3099 (about $5,550).

Vertu Phones For Boucheron’s 150th Anniversary

As we saw a couple months ago, to celebrate Boucheron’s 150th anniversary, the jeweler is partnering with other companies to create some amazing pieces.

About 2 years ago Boucheron collaborated with Vertu to make an incredibly expensive phone that dripped with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds.

At the time only two versions of the phone were being made one styled after a Cobra and the other a Python. Boucheron obviously loved the collaboration pretty much.
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Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte luxury cell phone

Nokia just announced a new addition to the Arte series, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte.

Until now, there was the original variant in black metal and the Sapphire Arte with a gem in the D-pad and genuine leather on the front and back.

The Carbon Arte, as its name implies, has panels of carbon fiber in its front and rear faces, along with titanium, stainless steel, and polished glass.

Internally, the new Carbon Arte is identical to the previous two models, and the only improvement is that the integrated memory is now 4GB instead of 1GB.

The new model will be available before the end of the quarter at a price of about EUR1100 ($1600). It remains a Europe-bound tri-band GSM, which means it won’t be fully usable in the States.

Mobiado Lucido – Limited Edition

Combining sapphire crystal, stainless steel, and aircraft aluminum the Mobiado Lucido limited edition takes inspiration from Mobiado Luminoso.

It will be unlocked and will work fine with any GSM operato but also across continents as it has triband GSM and WCDMA 2100 network coverage.

The Mobiado Lucido also supports MP3, MP4, eAAC+ and AAC multimedia file formats, which you can play on its built-in music player. It comes with A 2 megapixel camera and 2GB of memory.

Only 200 pieces of it will be produced. Price and availability has not yet been disclosed but as usual, that won’t come cheap!

Swarovski Phones

Kamson Diamonte (Part of the Amosu Luxury Group) is working with Crystallized Swarovski Elements to create an exclusive line of Swarovski mobile phones. The phones will be featured in selected stores across the UK as well as sold online.

The company has already created Motorola K1, Nokia N95 Swarovski phones and their latest creation is the Nokia 5310 Xpress music embedded with 364 swaroski crystals. Price tag £719.99 ($1,430).

I prefer the Motorola KRZR 1 though !

Vertu Constellation Rococo collection

Vertu is the British-based company (Nokia’s luxury division) that produces luxury mobile phones. they are celebrating their 10th birthday and are launching another luxurious series for the event, which is the Constellation Rococo Collection.

The stylish devices are claimed to be inspired by the eighteenth century French art, fashion and interior design movement by the same name. In other words, it’s some kind of new design to attract new customers.

The series of cellphones come with some flower pattern designs, which are obviously targeting those folks who love flower pattern.
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French Luxury Concept Phone

French people are well known for their Luxury taste, and this brand new concept phone is another proof of just that !

MobiFrance has recently partnered up with Sony Ericsson to develop a concept cell called the French Luxury.

The FL is designed to commemorate France’s Independence Day (July 14) by bearing a strong resemblance to the Eiffel Tower, the most recognizable French landmark.
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Diamond Encrusted Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte

Whilst last week we featured here the Diamond encrusted Nokia N95 and the Gold & Diamond 3G iPhone Versions, today here is another great update to the unending list.

Swiss luxury designer and jeweler Knalihs Athem creates exclusive limited edition diamond encrusted mobile phones of world renowned brands like Nokia, Apple, Samsung, Sony and others..

Athem has recently created a diamond encrusted Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte phone which is a perfect example of redifining luxury !
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iWood cases for iPhone 3G


One million of Iphone 3G have already been sold since last Friday : if you are among the lucky customers you might want to consider one of these form-fitting Miniot iWood cases made of the finest endangered woods ^_^

Miniot’s form-fitting iWood cases are made from natural hardwoods including oak, cherry, mahogany, walnut and padouk and provides full enclosure for protection – except for a thin sheet of polycarbonate over the screen that allows the phone to be used.

Miniot has already been shipping iPhone and iPod Touch cases for a while now. Expect the iWood iPhone 3G version to be available for purchase in the latter part of July.
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Louis Vuitton iPhone cases

Usually, where there are extremely coveted gadget, there are always extremely expensive luxury cases for them ! You think iPhone is expensive ? so what about spending another 2 iPhones to protect it?

Anyways Louis Vuitton thought that there is a market for the kind of folks who can afford it and so they have released a set of four cases for the iPhone: Monogram Canvas, Taiga Leather, Epi Leather and Alligator Skin.

Available only in Louis Vuitton’s Manhattan store, prices begin at $225 from the monogram canvas style to $1,120 for the alligator case.

But all of the cases are pretty inconvenient, because you’ve got to pull the iPhone all the way out to actually use it.

Gold & Diamond 3G iPhone Versions

Goldstriker sent yesterday “exclusive” preview image of their coming soon version of the iPhone 3G to the most influent bloggers.

The 24 carat gold 3G iPhone is expected to launch in July, and will start from $800 for the 8gb gold edition and rise to £1,000 ($2,000) for the 24ct gold & diamond edition.

The Apple Logo will house 53 cut bright white diamonds totaling 0,36 carat in weight.
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