Vertu Constellation Quest Inspired by Ferrari 458 Italia
In this generation of technology, smartphones are considered necessities for work and business. Gone are the days when phones were treated as a luxury. The mobile companies leveraged in this opportunity and introduced different sizes, features and brands of smartphones.
Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, Nokia, you name it, pack their operating systems with all the little things we think we need to get through the day and all the other bits we don’t, but want anyway. Some brands focus on performance rather than aesthetic features. Some consider both. However, with Vertu, the luxury smartphone maker, it’s a different ball game.
Known for its super luxurious, ultra-premium styling Vertu leads the way if we’re talking about diamonds and blings on your smartphones. The brand is a favourite among the big spenders who like to show it. The phone for the Bentley and Ferrari drivers of this world.
So it was only natural the company got round to collaborating with Ferrari on a smartphone… one that’s naturally more expensive than the new iPhone and surprisingly better… I give you the world-rocking Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari…
Inspired by the Ferrari 458, this luxurious smartphone has everything you need. In partnership with Ferrari, the device was originally a Blackberry smartphone which was redesigned with polished stainless steel and embedded in a titanium cover so dropping it won’t be your biggest worry.
The Constellation Quest Ferrari is coated by the same stuff that is used to coat Ferrari engines. Yes! It’s made up of your favorite car’s engine. Its unique coating is incredibly resilient and it is on every inch of the handset that is exposed to scratches. Even more amazing is that the coating is as thin as 1/50 of a human hair, and ten times harder than steel!
The handmade leather is handcrafted in the very same place where Ferrari GT cars are produced. The keypad is sapphire crystal. Yes that’s sapphire crystal, and it takes two weeks to make one keypad! Each individual key can take up to 25 hours to make!
The Constellation Quest Ferrari features a Ferrari logo on the back of the case. Well-crafted with full QWERTY keypad, it is also loaded with 2.46-inch screen and five mega-pixels camera. The ring tones come with the set, and so does a bespoke leather case emblazoned with the Ferrari logo. Now the price is yet to be confirmed, but it is expected to retail for more than $8400 (£5300), which is the asking price of the standard Constellation Quest. Those 25 hours a key add up on the old cost sheet!
Would you ever spend that much on a phone? Even if it looked like so and was practically a Ferrari without the wheels??
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