The Premium smartphone manufacturer, Vertu has announced a new luxury Android smartphone with grade 5 Titanium body dubbed as Vertu Constellation. The phones from Vertu are meant for the uber-rich people who love premium devices to show off or as a passion of having expensive gadgets. Company has priced its latest Android luxury offering at $6630, so now you may have the idea what kind of buyers company is targeting with its latest device.
“You want the full monty, concierge? You go for the Ti. You want a more easy approach, still belong to the group with privileged access, sleekier design, more unisex? You go for the Constellation,” Vertu CEO Massimiliano Pogliani said in an interview with the Engadget.
Considering the hardware and internal software features under the hood, Vertu Constellation is a just another Android smartphone, but what makes this phone special is that it is built using grade 5 Titanium which is one of the lightest and strongest metal in the world and it makes it twice as strong as stainless steel. Rest of the latest premium Vertu smartphone is covered in real calf leather offered in variety of color variants. Each of the Vertu Constellation smartphone is made by a single craftsman in the England. The leather body offered in the phone comes in 5 different versions which you can check in the photo below.
As for the technical specifications, it comes with a 4.3inch 720p resolution offering display and comes coated with sapphire on the screen. It is powered by a Snapdragon S4 Pro processor clocked at 1.7GHz and runs on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system version. Its hardware features will be surely able to provide decent performance. However, the battery under the hood in the phone is not really so impressive comparing to the price of the device because it only offers 1800mAh capacity which don’t really lasts longer on a bit heavy usage. Vertu has pre-loaded the phone with its own services like Life which offers the user, access to private clubs and invite-only events and it also offers encryption & security of the user data on the phone.
It comes with a 13MP camera on the back and a 1.3MP front facing shooter. It will be available in 32GB or 64GB internal storage models. It comes with unlimited WiFi worldwide from iPass but lacks LTE connectivity and other connectivity features of the phone include Bluetooth and Near Field Communication with other digital devices supporting NFC like smart watches etc. It will be sold in dark brown, black, light brown, orange and cherry color variants. It will be soon available to buy at Vertu boutiques and selected authorized retailers starting this month.