Who wouldn't pay $13,800 for a cell phone? Especially one with a video that sounds like an Oscar-winning epic film? Check it out (above).
When most people think about high-end phones, they imagine an iPhone encrusted in diamonds, other precious stones or crumbled Cheez-its. The phone, the operating system, the apps, the services -- they’re all the same features we regular schlubs enjoy.
But Vertu takes the luxury smartphone to the next step. Sure, it’s running Symbian and uses a Swype keyboard, but in addition to a red gold exterior on the high-end Constellation, the phone also includes around-the-clock concierge service, which you access and track via the pre-installed Concierge Live app. The service helps you get into exclusive clubs, make travel bookings, order fine wines, and even contact a dedicated security specialist.
Yeah, but can it balance your checkbook? The Sassistas! think there are LOTS OF SERVICES this phone can't begin to provide, but ought to if someone has to shell out 13,800 bucks to own one.
Let's list what Vertu can't do.