If you think your phone’s expensive, then think again!
New iPhones can cost in excess of $1,000, which is a lot of money for most people.
But not for the owners of the phones on this list.
There are actually mobile phones, mainly iPhones, that are worth and have sold for over $1 million dollars!
So, this list of the 10 most expensive phones in the world will blow your mind!
- Vertu Signature Cobra – $310,000
- Goldvish Revolution – $488,150
- Gresso Las Vegas Jackpot – $1 million
- Goldvish Le Million – $1.3 million
- Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 million
- iPhone 3G King’s Button – $2.5 million
- Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 million
- iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition – $8 million
- iPhone 4S Elite Gold – $9.4 million
- Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 million
Vertu Signature Cobra – $310,000
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Virtue has a reputation for creating some of the best luxury phones in the world, and their Signature Cobra edition is no exception.
The Signature Cobra is part of an eight phone limited series, each phone costing $310,000.
Originally an offshoot of Nokia, Vertu is an acclaimed luxury phone brand, and the Signature Cobra may just be their finest work. Designed by French jewelers Boucheron, the phone has been put together by hand to give it an extra artisanal touch and is limited to just eight pieces worldwide. The body is gold-plated and the most distinctive element is the jewelled cobra that winds its way around the handset, comprising solid gold, white diamonds, emeralds and rubies.
Goldvish Revolution – $488,150
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Next on the list is this impressive $488,150 phone from Goldvish. Swedish brand goldvish crafted something quite unique with this piece, which is evident just from looking at it. Swapping out the squarish designs of most phones for something more rounded gives it an appealing shape, and the phone features materials including white gold, rose gold, leather, diamonds and sapphire glass.
It even has a detachable analog watch for extra uniqueness. There are only 32 pieces in the world, and no doubt these will become even more exclusive with time.
Gresso Las Vegas Jackpot – $1 million
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The Las Vegas Jackpot by Gresso, a world-famous accessory designer. This phone was released to the market in 2010.Part of a limited-edition series of only three units; each phone comes with its own unique number engraved on the back.
The phone is made from an impressive, one hundred and eighty grams of gold and black diamonds, each at 45.5 carats.
If you like your phone to have different textures, then the back panel is made from a precious wood of two-hundred-year-old African tree.Also, every key on the phone has been beautified with manually polished 32-carat gem sapphires.
Goldvish Le Million – $1.3 million
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Goldvish Le Million is the 7th most expensive phone in the world. The Swedish company called Goldvish once again manufactured the beautiful expensive diamond phone in 2006.
It was built to match its quality as one of the most expensive phones in the world. Goldvish Le Million has a rear camera of 2.0 MP and a camera resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels.
The beautifully made expensive phone has an internal memory of 2GB and a battery capacity of 950 mAh. GoldvishLe Million is made in different colours, including Yellow, Rose, White and Gold.
Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 million
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The relatively old Diamond Crypto continues to be one of the most expensive smartphones in the world. It is meant for those who take security way too seriously but the device is now outdated. However, for someone rich who wants to stay disconnected securely only rely on encrypted voice and SMS communication the Diamond Crypto could make sense.
You will be surprised to know that the spec-sheet offers Windows CE operating system and Motorola MX21 processor! But then the entire device is encrypted.
iPhone 3G King’s Button – $2.5 million
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Another design by Aloisson and perhaps his most well-known till date, the King’s Button features a mix of yellow, white and rose gold, all 18 karat. The white gold takes the form of a strip running along the borders of the phone and is studded with 138 diamonds. What makes this phone truly stand out is of course, the ‘King’s Button’ itself, which takes the form of a 6.6 carat diamond that replaces the home button.
Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 million
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With a price tag of $3.2 million, could the Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme be the most expensive iPhone in the world? This Midas-touched mobile phone was created in Liverpool for an Australian businessman, and is outfitted with 22K gold and 136 diamonds.
The navigation button on the Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme is a rare 7.1 carat diamond. It took 10 months to make this incredible mobile phone, and it was packaged in a 7 kg granite box lined in nubuck leather.
iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition – $8 million
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The new iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition is the most expensive customized iPhone ever and it’s priced at a staggering 5 million GBP or a little over $8 million. The luxurious iPhone 4 features a bezel handmade from rose with around 500 individual flawless diamonds, which total over 100 ct.
The back section of this iPhone was made from rose gold and it features 53 embedded diamonds on a special rose gold Apple logo. The navigation is also bespoke and it’s made from platinum which holds a single cut 7.4 ct pink diamond. Customers could also get this luxurious iPhone 4 with a rare 8 ct. single cut flawless diamond instead of the pink one.
iPhone 4S Elite Gold – $9.4 million
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Stuart Hughes has perhaps cornered the luxury iPhone market, as this is his third piece on the list of most expensive phones and is only one step below the top spot. This spectacular phone is handmade and customised, with 500 diamonds around the edge, making up 100 carats in total. The rear panel of the phone and the Apple logo are both made of 24 karat solid gold. The logo also features 53 diamond, and going one step beyond his previous two creations, this one has a stunning 8.6 carat diamond forming the home button. The phone comes with an additional 7.6 carat diamond as a ‘spare’ home button! What takes this phone truly over the top is the box it comes in – made of platinum and is topped off with polished pieces of Tyrannosaurus Rex bone, plus a plethora of rare gemstones including opals, charoite and pietersite.
Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 million
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US luxury brand FALCON has pushed the price tag for premium gadgets through the roof with its SuperNova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond range. Studded with a huge Pink Diamond on the back, these iPhone 6 models come in platinum, 24-carat gold and rose gold and cost a humongous $48.5 million apiece. If you don’t want to loosen your purse strings so much, you can also go for the ‘cheaper’ models in this range. The Orange Diamond and Blue Diamond iPhone 6 models cost $42.5 million and $32.5 million, respectively.