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Inside Vertu: Welcome to the world of luxury smartphones

Inside Vertu: Welcome to the world of luxury smartphones

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Nestled in the rolling hills of Hampshire, some 40 miles outside London, sits the headquarters of Vertu. Established during Nokia's halcyon days in 1998, Vertu was sold in 2012 to a private equity firm. It makes luxury phones by hand, costing more than... >>

This $250,000 Savelli Android phone makes Vertu look like pocket money

This $250,000 Savelli Android phone makes Vertu look like pocket money

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Got $250,000 to spare? Then you might want to consider buying a jewel-encrusted Android phone from Savelli.Savelli makes expensive phones with 18-carat gold casings encrusted with diamonds, sapphires, or emeralds. You can also add other luxury finishes... >>

Vertu for Bentley is the smartphone for those with very deep pockets

Vertu for Bentley is the smartphone for those with very deep pockets

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Vertu, the luxury smartphone manufacturer, has teamed up with the luxury car brand Bentley to create - you guessed it - a super luxury smartphone.The Vertu for Bentley phone, to get this out of the way, is a jaw-dropping £10,700. So what do you get for... >>

If you’ve always fancied an osterich leather Android smartphone the Vertu Aster could be it

If you’ve always fancied an osterich leather Android smartphone the Vertu Aster could be it

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Premium phone brand Vertu has announced its latest luxury smartphone, which adopts a more fun attitude than some of the business or bling looking devices it's made in the past.That doesn't mean the company's typical pricing scheme has been thrown out... >>

Vertu announces headphones and wireless speaker, that Bang & Olufsen helped to build

Vertu announces headphones and wireless speaker, that Bang & Olufsen helped to build

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Vertu, known for high-end luxury smartphones, is branching out into audio with its first headphones and wireless speaker. The range was created in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen.The V Headphones, or HP-1V, were tuned and tested with Bang & Olufsen.... >>

Want to really impress at the boat club? Get a Bentley premium smartphone made by Vertu

Want to really impress at the boat club? Get a Bentley premium smartphone made by Vertu

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British premium smartphone brand Vertu has signed a partnership deal with luxury car firm Bentley which will result in Bentley-branded smartphones created by both companies' designers.The deal lasts for five years and although Vertu is hardly prolific... >>

Vertu Signature Touch has B&O speakers, Hasselblad camera, £6750 price tag

Vertu Signature Touch has B&O speakers, Hasselblad camera, £6750 price tag

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Vertu has announced a new luxury handset, the Vertu Signature Touch. Unlike some super-luxury smartphones, however, the Signature Touch looks impressive on the spec sheet too.Stealing the headlines are the Bang & Olufsen tuned speakers, along with Dolby... >>

Vertu Constellation hands-on, we handle the £4,200 fashion phone

Vertu Constellation hands-on, we handle the £4,200 fashion phone

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There are moments in tech when we're left wondering, "What the heck?" And Vertu's latest Constellation smartphone is definitely one such moment. As much as we try and join up the stars the only pattern we can see is one that spells out "pricey". For the... >>

Vertu unveils its Constellation smartphone for those with a spare €4,900

Vertu unveils its Constellation smartphone for those with a spare €4,900

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Vertu, the English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, has today unveiled its Constellation smartphone.The €4,900 (£4,131) Constellation features a 4.3-inch 720p display protected by a 5.1-inch piece of sapphire crystal which can be scratched only by... >>

Vertu Ti now official: First super luxury Android smartphone

Vertu Ti now official: First super luxury Android smartphone

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Luxury smartphone brand Vertu has unveiled its latest model and has finally ditched Symbian for the Android operating system, as previously leaked. The Vertu Ti is a 3.7-inch device with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and is made from brushed titanium... >>

Posh phone brand Vertu's first Android phone revealed in leak: Vertu Ti

Posh phone brand Vertu's first Android phone revealed in leak: Vertu Ti

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Vertu, the high-class British mobile phone company that until recently was owned by Nokia, is rumoured to be working on an Android phone. Pictures of the purported handset have leaked online, along with some specifications and a proposed name for the... >>

Nokia to sell swanky mobile phone company Vertu for £162 million

Nokia to sell swanky mobile phone company Vertu for £162 million

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It is being reported that Nokia is to sell the high-end mobile phone company Vertu for €200 million (approximately £162 million). Private equity group Permira is believed to be the interested buyer.Vertu is a UK company that specialises in mobile devices... >>

Vertu Signature goes black and white

Vertu Signature goes black and white

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If the "Coloured Diamonds" edition of the Vertu Signature was a bit, say, over the top for you, then the luxury handset maker has toned it down a bit with a black and white edition. Black and white diamonds that is. Along with the release of this handset,... >>

Vertu Ascent Ferrari 60 redefines the "exclusive" mobile phone

Vertu Ascent Ferrari 60 redefines the "exclusive" mobile phone

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Ready to be offended by another ridiculously exclusive Vertu offering? The Acsent Ferrari 60 has been created to celebrate the motoring marque's 60th anniversary and is based on the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. Modeled on the motor itself, it is built with... >>

Vertu launches Strawberries and Cream lady phones for the summer

Vertu launches Strawberries and Cream lady phones for the summer

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Vertu, an undoubted leader in the luxury and handcrafted mobile phones market, unveils its latest mobile handsets, the Vertu Ascent Summer Season Special Editions aimed at (rather well off) ladies. Wrapped in diamond perforated leather - resistant to... >>

Vertu releases limited-edition six Racetrack Legends mobiles box set

Vertu releases limited-edition six Racetrack Legends mobiles box set

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For the "I'm so rich I don't know what to do with my money and yes, I already own a yacht" set comes the Vertu Racetrack Legends box set. Vertu is best known for making ridiculously expensive mobile phones that are notoriously long on style and short... >>