If you thought the $499+ asking price for today's hottest smart phones was steep, think again. Give your 2-year standard service contract some competition with our picks for top five most expensive smart phones.
Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 million
About the cost of your standard 2-year service contract, this phone is outfitted with 280 grams of 22 carat gold with more than 100 diamonds added along the Nubuck grain leather lined outer edges of the phone. A 7.1 carat diamond sits on the home button. This phone was originally manufactured for an Australian businessman and reportedly took 10 months to complete.
Goldvish Le Million – $1.3 million
18 carat white gold and 120 VVS diamonds adorning this phone’s curvature made the Guinness World Records for the most expensive mobile phone ever sold. Now, you can purchase its lightweight version by visiting www.goldvish.com.
Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 million
Designed by Peter Aloisson, this platinum encrusted phone holds 50 diamonds (8 blue diamonds) resting along the outer edges with large platinum colored buttons and a raised ANCORT logo made out of 18 carat rose gold.
Vertu Signature Cobra – $310,000
By French jeweler Boucheron, the Vertu Cobra phone adorns a mix of emeralds, diamonds, and rubies. Its more pronouncing feature is a gold crusted cobra shape hanging along the edges with its tail wrapped snuggly under the pound, 0, and hash buttons.
VIPN Black Diamond – $300,000
Made out of titan and polycarbonate, this $300,000 phone is tame by the Goldstriker and Goldvish's standards, with one two carat diamond centered on the joystick and another in the back. Other than the diamonds, the entire interface is touch sensitive with a raised touch screen, giving it a shape as unique as its name.