Mobile Phones have become a major part of our lives now, and that seems not to be changing anytime soon. With advancements in technology we have seen different variants of mobile phones with different amazing features and of course, some are very pricey. For example you can spend up to $1,000 to get an iPhone. But yet this is still very small compared to some very expensive mobile phones in the world. So if you think you are having the most expensive mobile phone, brace yourself for this top 10 most expensive mobile phones in the world. This will blow your mind
Top 10 Most Expensive Mobile Phones in the world
Prepare to get wowed, let’s start from the number ten (10) the very last on the list of most expensive phones but of course not the cheapest thing around.
10. Goldvish Revolution at $488,150
Yes, you read that right, the Goldvish Revolution goes for Four hundred and eighty-eight thousand, one hundred and fifty dollars. You might start to wonder how much the number one will cost. Just ride along. Goldvish Revolution is created by a Swiss brand, Goldvish a manufacturer of premium luxury mobile phones, the phone is made up of pink and white gold, diamonds, sapphire glass display, and the finest of leather. There is also a detachable analog watch by Frederic Jouvenot. One other reason it is this expensive is that only 30 of this phone was ever made. Very limited and highly exclusive.
9. Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot at $1 Million
Next in line at number nine (9) is a million-dollar mobile phone, the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot. The phone is designed by a renowned accessory designer, Gresso which is also a Swiss company that manufactures luxury eyewear, mobile phones, and accessories. This phone has a back panel made of wood that is extracted from an African tree of more than 200 years old. On it also are black diamonds and more than 180 grams of gold. As if that was not enough, the keypad consists of 17 manually polished, and carefully laser etched sapphires. Like the Goldvish Revolution, it is also very limited as only three of this phone were ever produced with a unique number engraved on them.
8. GoldVish Le Million at $1.3 million
Yes, Goldvish again. This is the million-dollar class of the Goldvish mobile phone, coming at number Eight (8). The Goldvish Le Million is an extravagant phone and GoldVish’s priciest device. It got listed in Guinness Book of Worlds Records as the most expensive and exclusive phone in the world during its unveiling at the Millionaire Fair in Cannes back in 2006. It comes plated with gold and made up of 18-karat white gold and 120 carats of VVS-1 graded diamonds.
7. Diamond Crypto Smartphone at $1.3 Million
The number 7 contender is the Diamond Crypto Smartphone which was designed by Peter Aloisson and created by JSC Ancort in Moscow. Unlike others mentioned so far, this device is made up of solid platinum, its logo is made of rose gold, and its navigation key is also made of rose gold with a 28 round cut diamonds. There is a total of 50 diamonds including 10 rare blue ones on this gorgeous device. On the side of the phone is hand polished Macassar ebony wood. However, these glamour are not the only reason for the price, the phone is notable for its insane encryption technology, the reason for its name.
6. iPhone 3G Kings Button at $2.5 Million
Yes an iPhone is in the 6th position, but this isn’t your regular iPhone. This is one of the most expensive iPhones in the world, – oh, yes there is more- it was designed by an Austrian jeweler Peter Aloisson, the device is made of solid 18-carat yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold with a white gold strip of 138 carefully cut diamonds around it and a big 6.6-carat diamond as its home button. Reason for the name King’s Button
5. Supreme Goldstriker iPhone 3G 32GB at $3.2 million
Making the top 5 on the list is also an iPhone, the supreme Goldstriker. This device was made in Liverpool for an Australian Businessman by Stuart Hughes with a very rare 7.1-carat diamond Home button. The back logo was beautifully crafted with 53 diamonds and the front bezel holds 136 diamonds. The body is made from 271 grams of 22-carat gold. Definitely not the regular iPhone.
4. iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition at $8 Million
Amazed? Well, it’s still an iPhone, designed by Stuart Hughes, the iPhone 4 Diamond Rose is made up of solid rose gold and 500 diamonds that add up to 100 carats to live up to its name, the logo alone is decorated with 53 diamonds and like the previous one, the home button has a 7.4-carat single-cut pink diamond. Only two of these were made.
3. iPhone 4s Elite Gold at $9.4 Million
Now down to the top 3, in the third-place is the iPhone 4s Elite Gold at $9.4 Million also made by Stuart Hughes. The beautifully handmade bezel is decorated with 500 diamonds that total more than 100 carats. The rear panel and logo of the device are made of 24-carat gold with the logo having 53 diamonds. Like others from Stuart Hughes, the home button of this on also have an 8.6-carat diamond and an extra 7.4-carat diamond, just in case the owner misplaces the 8.6-carat one. Crazy enough, the device comes packaged in a chest made from solid Platinum with polished pieces of original dinosaur bone from a T-REX, and to cap it all up, it also comes with rare stones which include Opal, Pietersite, Charoite, Rutile Quartz, Star Sunstone.
2. Black Diamond iPhone 5 at $15.3 million
At number 2 of the list of the top 10 most expensive mobile phones in the world are the Black Diamond iPhone 5, and yes Stuart Hughes designed this one as well. This device is made up of gold and very expensive black diamonds and was designed for a Chinese Billionaire. It took 9 weeks to craft the casing or chassis of the phone, by hand with 24-carat solid gold. The rear Apple logo and the edges are etched with a total of 600 white diamonds with the home button consisting of a 26-carat black diamond.
1. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond at $48.5 Million
Yes it is $48.5 Million, the Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond is the most expensive mobile phone in the world and it is owned by Nita Ambani, the wife of Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in Asia. Made by the luxury US brand Falcon, the phone has a huge pink diamond on the back and a body designed with 24 – carat gold, platinum, and rose gold. They made two other variants, which are cheaper than this with Orange and Blue diamond at $42.5 million and $32.5 million respectively.
And there you have it all, the top 10 most expensive mobile phones in the world. You will notice that one thing peculiar to them all is that the technology is not what defines the cost but the elegance, design, exclusivity, and the Luxury of the design. So it may be safe to say that the money spent on these mobile phones is for the luxury rather than what you and I look for in Phones, which is the functionality.
In summary, the table below shows the list of the top 10 most expensive mobile phones in the world with their price
|10||Goldvish Revolution – $488,150|
|9||Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot – $1 Million|
|8||GoldVish Le Million – $1.3 million|
|7||Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 Million|
|6||iPhone 3G Kings Button – $2.5 Million|
|5||Supreme Goldstriker iPhone 3G 32GB – $3.2 million|
|4||Stuart Hughes iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition – $8 Million|
|3||Stuart Hughes iPhone 4s Elite Gold – $9.4 Million|
|2||Black Diamond iPhone 5 – $15.3 million|
|1||Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 Million|
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