Mobile phones have become a necessity in all of our lives. With brand new features and trends coming up every year, smartphones are becoming more smarter and popular by the day. These days they are not only used to connect with our loved ones but many other things. We pay our bills, order food, shop and use social media, everything through our phones. Smartphones have become our closest friend. Though having a smartphone is not seen as a luxury anymore for most of us, there are some phones that only the people with the most luxurious life can afford. Although you can find most of the features of these phones in any affordable smartphones available in the market. But those phones won’t have gold and diamond stuck to it. These are the top ten most expensive phones in the world.
- Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond: $48.5 million
Falcon is one of the most famous US luxury brands. The Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond is the most expensive mobile phone in the world. The phone consists of all the feature of the iPhone 6 and it is decorated with some of the most expensive jewels. The price tag of this phone stands at $48.5 million. The phone has a huge pink diamond studded on its back. The coating of this phone is made of 24-carat gold. This was a limited edition phone and there were other two models, which were a little cheaper than this one. The iPhone 6 with the blue diamond costs $42.5 million and the 3rd model with the orange diamond on its back will cost you around $32.5 million. The phones came in platinum, 24-carat gold and rose gold. There were reports that Nita Ambani, the richest Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani’s wife, owned a Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond.
2. Black Diamond iPhone 5: $15.3 million
Stuart Hughes, very well known for his skills of creating the most expensive and decorated phones based in the UK, created the Black Diamond iPhone 5. The Black Diamond iPhone 5 is the 2nd most expensive phone with a price tag of $15.3 million. Reportedly, there is a Chinese businessman who contacted Hughes and told him about his gold iPhones and a 26-carat black diamond that he had. The man wanted his black diamond incorporated into an iPhone 5. It took nine weeks for Hughes to create the phone. With a solid gold body, the iPhone has 600 white diamonds placed on its edges. The phone has sapphire glass and 53 diamonds studded on its back in the Apple logo. Hughes also made less expensive versions of this phone that will cost around $5,300.
3. Diamond Rose iPhone 4 Edition: $8 million
The iPhone 4 Diamond Rose edition is also crafted by Stuart Hughes. Australian businessman Tony Sage was the buyer of the 3rd most expensive phone in the world. The handmade bezel of this iPhone 4 was created from rose and it has 500 individual diamonds on it which totals over 100ct. The rear side of the phone is made with rose gold and the rose gold Apple logo has 53 diamond perfectly placed on it. The navigation button which is made with platinum holds a single cut 7.4ct pink diamond. There’s also a rare 8ct single cut diamond which you can replace with the pink one. The handset comes in a chest which is formed from a single block of Granite. The massive 7kg imperial pink chest has the inner liner made with Nubuck top grain leather. The 32 GB edition only had two phones made and has a price tag of $8 million.
4. iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose: $3million
Also designed by Stuart Hughes this line has two phones called the iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose and iPhone 3GS Supreme. The iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose has a price tag of £1.93 million and the iPhone 3GS Supreme will cost you £1.92 million. The Supreme Rose iPhone’s handmade bezel is created from platinum. It has a total 97.5ct of diamond studded on it. The phone also has 4 pink baguette diamonds weighing 2.5cts each. The rear side of the phone is created with 18ct rose gold. The rose gold Apple logo also has 53 diamonds. The navigation button is also made with 18ct rose gold and has a single cut 7.1ct diamond placed in it. The Supreme model’s whole casing is formed with solid gold of 271 grams of 22ct and the front bezel has 136 flawless diamonds totaling in 68cts. Both of these phones are 32 GB.
5. iPhone 3G King’s Button: $2.5 million
Designed by Austrian jeweler Peter Aloisson the iPhone 3G King’s Button is the 5th most expensive cell phone. Aloisson is known for creating luxury products that are one of the most expensive items. And the iPhone 3G King’s button by Aloisson has a price tag of $2.5 million. This extravagant phone is made of solid 18-karat yellow gold, white gold and rose gold. The white gold line of the phone has 138 brilliant cut fine diamonds placed on it. The home button of the phone holds a rare 6.6-carat diamond in it.
6. GoldVish Le Million: $1.3 million
The GoldVish Le Million and the Diamond Crypto Smartphone both worth a whopping $1.3 million, which makes them the 6th most expensive phones in the world. Goldvish is a Geneva-based company which makes luxury communications goods. Its ‘Le Million’ was sold at one million euros to a Russian businessman in 2006. The luxury phone is made of 18-karat white gold which is decorated with 120-carats of VVS-1 graded diamonds. The phone’s unique design is designed by Emmanuel Gueit. The phone has 176 x 220 pixels of display resolution. It has 2 megapixels of the camera, two GB of internal memory and operates on the 2g network.
7. Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot: $1 million
On number seven we have the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot created by Gresso, another famous name in creating expensive phones. With 240 x 320 pixels of a display, the phone has 2.0 megapixels of a camera, 2 GB storage, and 30 MB memory. There are only three pieces of this phone. Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot is unique in many cases. The back of this phone is created with very rare 200-year-old African Blackwood. There are 45.5 carats of black diamond that are used to create this phone. The phone’s frame is formed with 180 gram of solid gold. And each key on the keyboard is created with hand-polished sapphire crystal.
8. Vertu Signature Cobra: $360,000
The Vertu Signature Cobra is created by Vertu, the company is well known for its handmade luxury phones. The feature phone is just an ordinary phone with a really unique and expensive design. Designed by French jeweller Boucheron, there only eight pieces were made of this phone. The phone has a snake figure wrapped around its edges which is beautifully made with two diamonds, two emeralds, and expensive 439 rubies.
9. Black Diamond VIPN Smartphone: $300,000
On number nine we have the Black Diamond VIPN Smartphone which is created by Sony Ericson and designed by Jaren Goh. This phone has a lot of features compared with the other phone on this list. It is regarded as the first phone to use organic LED technology. The phone has mirror detailing and polycarbonate mirror with other necessary features like camera, wifi, sd card slot. The phone runs with the window operating system and 400 MHz of processor. The $300,000 phone has two diamonds, one on its navigation button and the other one is on its back.
10. iPhone Princess Plus: $176,400
The beautiful iPhone Princess Plus is also designed by Austrian designer Peter Aloisson. The phone has features like any other iPhone. But it has a price tag of $176,400 because of its expensive decoration. The phone is decorated with a total of 318 diamonds, which are 17.75 carats of a gemstone. The phone’s surface is studded with 138 princess cut diamonds and 180 diamonds of the brilliant cut. It has 18k of white gold around the rim. The first buyer of the phone is a Russian entrepreneur.