Technology is getting advance every day. While desktop used to be a necessity for many people, with time it is being replaced by laptops and smartphones. With a laptop, one can do all the activities such as study, work, shopping and spending time the same as a desktop with the advantage of carrying it out. Because of the spread of social media, laptops have become even more popular and advance. There are various kinds of laptops in today’s market. It varies from different price ranges to different brands. But these ten laptops are no ordinary laptops, they are the top most expensive laptops in the world. Some of these luxury laptops have gold and diamonds plated on them.
- MJ’S SWAROVSKI AND DIAMOND STUDDED NOTEBOOK: $3.5 MILLION
The Ukrainian art studio MJ is widely famous for their creations of exotic and luxurious technical items and other accessories. In 2016, the company created the most expensive and extravagant laptop worth $3.5 million. The laptop is studded with white and black diamonds. The mouse paired with this laptop is also studded with the same black and white diamonds. The laptop’s hardware has a warranty of 10 years and the jewelry comes with a warranty of a lifetime.
The laptop was a part of a limited edition collection. The company also had Asus Lamborghini Platinum Crocodile, Acer Ferrari Gold Python, Sony Vaio BlackWood, ASUS Eepc VIP Swarovski, and its own version of Tulip Ego Diamond in this line of extravagant laptops. Many of these laptops had exotic leather features like snake and crocodile skin, metals including gold, and various precious stones such as the Swarovski crystals.
2. LUVAGLIO: $1 MILLION
Luvaglio is a UK based brand and the makers of the world’s second most expensive laptop. Its features include a 128 GB memory, a 17 inch OLED screen that is capable of self-cleaning and a Blu-ray disc reader, USB connectivity, MP3 player and fingerprint ignition. But of course, these are not the features that made this laptop worth a whopping million dollars. The power switch of this laptop is made from a very rare diamond. And even if you have the money, you can’t just buy it. You are going to need an invitation from the brand’s director, Rohan Sinclair to buy one. Sinclair was operating from a small office in Fulham Road. Luvaglio is the first handcrafted laptop in the world. Even after so much blink, Luvaglio didn’t have many buyers.
3. TULIP E-GO DIAMOND: $355,000
The Tulip E-Go Diamond is the world’s 3rd most expensive laptop with a price tag of $355,000. This luxurious tech item was created by the Dutch fashion house Ego Lifestyle B.V. To create this fancy laptop Marcel van Galen Design collaborated with very well-known jewelry designer Laurent de Beer. This laptop operates like any other laptop available in the market with an AMD Turion 64-bit processor, 1 GB RAM, and 100GB hard disk and a 12.1-inch widescreen WXGA resolution screen and it also contains ATI Radeon Xpress 200 for its video card.
The laptop looks like e women’s handbag so it is easier to carry it around. The laptops were crafted with solid palladium white gold plates embedding with 358 brilliant-cut diamonds which totals in 80 carats. The Tulip logo is studded with 2 square-cut rubies. The interchangeable handle is made from chrome and 6 Alcantara skins. The laptop’s skin is made from a mix of metals, leather, fabrics, and wood. In 2005 at the time of its released buyers were allowed to customize their Tulip E-Go Diamond laptop.
4. MACBOOK PRO 24 KARAT GOLD: $30,000
In 2013 the MacBook Pro 24 Karat Gold was released, recreated by Computer Choppers. Computer Choppers is known for customizing regular gadgets to create high-end, luxurious versions. This laptop was custom made for an anonymous buyer for $30,000. The case of the laptop is made with 24-karat gold. The non-metal parts were repainted to match the golden finish. The Apple logo at the back of the laptop was remade with dozens of multi-colored sparkling diamonds. Like any other MacBook Pro, this one is also powered by the 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, has a 4GB memory with a 160 GB internal drive, a 15.4″ TFT display with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT Graphics. The hardware and the golden finish both have warranties. The Computer Choppers also designed other metal finishes like chrome, nickel, copper, black nickel, and 18-karat.
5. BLING MY THING’S “GOLDEN AGE” MACBOOK AIR: $26,000
In 2008, Bling My Thing revealed the Golden Age Macbook at CeBIT. The laptop is coated with 24-karat gold and decorated with 12,000 Swarovski crystals one piece at a time. The company took inspiration from the traditional Japanese patterns for the eye-catching black and gold floral design. With the sparkly backdrop, the Golden Age MacBook Air will cost you around $26,000. Only 20 pieces were made in the Golden Age Macbook by Bling My Thing and at the time of its launch, it was sold for a whopping $39,750. This expensive piece of a laptop has a 13-inch display, 2 GB RAM and an 80 GB Hard Disk Drive. It runs on the Core 2 Duo processor with a speed of 1.6 GHz.
6. EGO FOR BENTLEY: $20,000
Dutch company Ego collaborated with British car maker Bentley Motors and released one of the most costly laptops, Ego for Bentley in 2008. The laptop was criticized for its price tag by many tech gurus. The laptop was handmade and looked like a women’s handbag. The exterior of the laptop is made from an authentic Bentley diamond-stitched leather with Bentley’s logo in the middle. It has a built-in chrome handle with the motor company’s trademark called “knurling” engraved on it. The interior and the exterior was framed with shiny white gold. Only 250 pieces of this laptop were made. The laptop runs with Mobile AMD TurionTM 64 processor and has 2GB of RAM and 160GB hard drive. It has a 12-inch wide display that has 1280×800 resolution. It came out with a Microsoft Office 2007 and Dragon Naturally Speaking voice software.
7. VOODOO ENVY H171: $8000
the Voodoo envy 171 was made for users who require a workhorse and gamers. The Voodoo brand is created by HP as its own expensive laptops. At the time of its release in 2007, the creators allowed its customers to customize the laptop. There were 24 colors and 14 tattoos available for the buyers. It was one of the best gadgets at the time of its release. The laptop was appreciated for its out of the box 160GB Seagate 7200rpm hard drive which was expandable up to 600 GB. It runs with Intel’s 2.93GHz Core 2 Extreme X6800, and it has a 4GB of DDR 2 memory and the Windows XP Professional OS. With its 17 inches display and vibrant case color, Voodoo envy 171 was one of the best laptops for gaming. Voodoo also offered a $380 worth ink.
8. STEALTH MACBOOK PRO: $6,000
ColorWare is known for adding bling and hues to gadgets that are only made for the rich. The company is also one of the leading companies in the bespoke opulent electronic devices. Only ten units of these MacBook Pro were made by ColorWare. The laptops were given an amazing zero-gloss finish and custom-made matte screen. It has the SoftTouch technology that will give your fingers some stunning feels and also protect the surface from small scuffs. The MacBook Pro has a 15-inch matt black display, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, 3.06GHz CPU, 256GB SSD. This beauty costs around $6,000.
9. ROCK XTREME SL8: $5,500
Manufactured by Rock, the Xtreme SL8 is considered as one of the fastest laptops in the world. Though it costs around $5,500, this laptop is great for gamers. The Rock Xtreme runs by the Intel Core 2-Quad Processor and has 8 GB RAM with 256 GB SSD. It has a graphics adapter of NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTX SLI.
10. ALIENWARE AREA 51 M15X: $5,000
The sophisticated and sleeky laptop from Alienware is one of the bests laptops. especially if you are looking for a unique and never had before gaming experience. It possesses an Intel Core-2 extreme with a powerful RAM of 3 GB. This Alienware laptop has a15.4 inches display and 200 GB of memory. The Alienware Area 51 M15X will cost you around $5,000.