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10. Lamborghini 8800 Sirocco: Price � 500
Lamborghini has partnered with Nokia to provide a mobile telephone for lovers of the Italian car maker. This phone has the famous emblem engraved on the front and back of the phone . It is a limited edition model and only 500 will be made. The phone also comes with Lamborghini wallpapers, screen-savers and ring-tones.
9. Bang & Olufsen Serene: Price �675
Another partnership between a luxury brand and mobile phone manufacturer takes the form of Bang & Olufsen and Samsung with the Serene which is on sale for �675. It has a sleek design with an inbuilt motor to open and close the telephone. There are some design issues however as you have to use a screwdriver to get to the battery and SIM card which is inconvenient.
8. The Gresso: Price �1,000
It seems luxury telephones are becoming more like fashion accessories than actual mobile phones . The Gresso is made of gold and African Blackwood and will come in five models. This particular phone has been designed by a well known Italian designer. The Russian based company also has other models made of crocodile skin.
7. Mobiado Professional EM: Price � 1,027
Another wood luxury mobile phone has entered the market with titanium buttons and a host of functions including a camera , FM radio and Bluetooth capability. Apparently they are only making 200 of them which make them very rare.
6. Nokia 8800 Gold Edition: Price �1,500
Nokia has launched a 24 carat gold version of its 8800 mobile phone . The gold edition phone comes with a camera , radio and MP3 player as standard. As well as these features the telephone also has a special edition box and charging dock.
5. Motorola V220 Special Edition: Price: � 28,000
Motorola has also decided to release its own ultra expensive mobile phone and commissioned well known jewelery designer Peter Aloisson from Austria, who has also designed several other phones . The phone itself has 1,200 diamonds and its buttons are made of 18 carat gold.
4. Vertu Diamond: Price � 50,000
Vertu is a British based company that specialises in luxury mobile phones . The Vertu Diamond is one of its handsets which is made of platinum and encrusted with diamonds. One of the benefits of owning a Vertu telephone is the special concierge button which allows the owner to use the concierge service 24 hours a day to book fine dining and travel whenever they need. Only 200 have been made.
3. Sony Ericsson Black Diamond: Price � 162,000
Only 5 of these mobile phones have been made it is a Windows mobile with WIFI, camera and a SD memory card to store photos and other media. Jaren Goh which is a design company based in Singapore created the phone which is made from various materials including diamonds, titanium and polycarbonate.
2. Vertu Signature: Price � 167,000
Another Vertu mobile phone this time designed by French jeweller Boucheron. This particular telephone has one pear cut diamond along with two emerald eyes and 439 rubies. Only 8 are being made and if you can not quite afford the � 167,000 price tag there is a cheaper version available without the rubies at just � 62,000.
1. Goldvish: Price �540,000
The most expensive mobile phone in the world is the Goldvish. It is a one off which has an incredible 120 carats worth of VVS-1 grade diamonds which are very high quality. Emmanuel Gueit had the pleasure of designing this mobile phone who usually designs watches for a living. The specifications of the phone include a radio and 2GB memory for storing media. The phone has already been bought by a Russian businessman for his wife.
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