Top 10 Most Expensive Smartphones In The World Right Now
Top 10 Most Expensive Smartphones In The World Right Now

Many expensive and beautiful phones are worth using today; these top most expensive phones have a good user experience, giving individuals much comfort. Many people want to have one most expensive phones in the world to do their work perfectly.

Most people love to live their luxury life to the fullest, snapping and posting their clear pictures and videos with one of the most expensive phones in the world while on vacation or holiday.

Having one of the most expensive phones in the world would make your outing and vacation more enjoyable; you will be able to keep records of your holidays and tours just with the help of an expensive phone.

Take a look at these 10 most expensive smartphones in the world.

List of 10 Most Expensive Smartphones in the World Today

1. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 Million

2. iPhone 4s Elite Gold – $9.4 Million

3. iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition – $8 Million

4. Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 Million

5. iPhone 3G Kings Button – $2.5 Million

6. Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 Million

7. Goldvish Le Million – $1 Million

8. Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot – $1 Million

9. Goldvish Revolution – $488,150

10. Virtue Signature Cobra – $310,000


What are the 10 Most Expensive Smartphones in the World Right Now?

1. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond

Photo: Royalline Technology
Photo: Royalline Technology

The step up from the second to the first spot of the top 10 world’s most expensive phones is immense, with the priciest device ever created belonging to Nita Ambani, the wife of successful businessman Muskesh Ambani in India.

The phone is made of 24-carat gold and pink goals with a gigantic diamond on the back as well as a platinum coating and hack protection.

We all love our smartphones but only a few can go this far to show it. Meet the FALCON SuperNova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond, the world most expensive phone with a price tag of $48.5 million.

The device is made up of 24-carat gold and is studded with a huge Pink Diamond on the back. The phone also comes with a platinum coating and hack protection.

It is a prized possession of Nita Ambani, wife of Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in Asia.

The feature was spotted by eagle-eyed writers at 9to5Google and is reportedly being rolled out to select Android devices as part of the latest Google app Beta release.

The mode will let you set Android’s Google app to have a custom dark theme that, as well as looking awesome, will also help save your phone or tablet’s battery life, if it has an AMOLED screen.

This is because AMOLED screens don’t charge pixels to generate blacks, as LCD screens do.

If you’re on the beta and one of the lucky few to get the early demo will be able to turn it on in the phone’s settings menu.

The feature is believed to be an early test for an overall dark theme for Android, but as it stands the feature doesn’t affect the OS’ updates and Assistant menus, even when switched on.

A full OS dark mode is a key feature we’re definitely hoping to see on the final version of Android Q. Android Q is the developer test release of the next version of Android which is expected to launch in October alongside the highly rumour Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones.

2. iPhone 4s Elite Gold

Photo: Stuart Hughes
Photo: Stuart Hughes

The most unique mobile phone ever created with a total construction cost of £6 million. The bezel is handmade from rose with approx 500 individual flawless diamonds which total over 100ct.The rear section is formed using 24ct gold with the added touch of its 24ct gold Apple logo and 53 diamonds. The main navigation is made from gold which holds a single cut 8.6ct diamond. Also included (not shown in picture) is a rare 7.4ct single cut Flawless pink diamond which can replace the existing one. The chest is made from solid Platinum with polished pieces of original Dinosaur bone from the T-REX along with rare stones such as Opal ,Pietersite, Charoite , Rutile Quartz ,Star Sunstone .The handset is 64gb and limited edition of only 2 to be ever made.

Stuart Hughes has exclusively designed and styled two handsets of the 64GB iphone 4S with diamonds and gold. One is rumoured to be owned by a businesswoman in Australia and the other is up for grabs.

To make this thing even more expensive, Hughes has created a custom box made of solid Platinum that is also covered in diamonds and rare gems like Opal, Pietersite, Charoite, Rutile Quartz and Star Sunstone. As you may have guessed Hughes wasn't finished there. The box has been topped off with polished pieces of bone from a Tyrannosaurus Rex!

3. iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition

Photo: Stuart Hughes
Photo: Stuart Hughes

The new iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition is the most expensive customized iPhone ever and it’s priced at a staggering 5 million GBP or a little over $8 million. The luxurious iPhone 4 features a bezel handmade from rose with around 500 individual flawless diamonds, which total over 100 ct.

The back section of this iPhone was made from rose gold and it features 53 embedded diamonds on a special rose gold Apple logo. The navigation is also bespoke and it’s made from platinum which holds a single cut 7.4 ct pink diamond. Customers could also get this luxurious iPhone 4 with a rare 8 ct. single cut flawless diamond instead of the pink one.

But that’s not all, because this iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition also comes with a unique box made from a single block of granite finished in imperial pink with Nubuck top grain leather lining. Only two examples of the world’s most expensive iPhone will be ever made.

A 7 kg chest made out of single block of Imperial Pink granite and lined with Nubuck leather holds this ostentatious device. Only two such 32GB handsets will be made to preserve its exclusivity.

Liverpool designer Stuart Hughes is the creator of an exclusive version of the Apple iPhone 4 – smartphone with 32 GB of memory. It claims to be the most expensive communicator in the world.

Along with his wife Katherine Hughes he started to get the wheels in motion in forming Goldstriker International which was the backbone for creating these wonderful exclusive new projects. The items had to be unique with very high attention to detail even down to the handmade boxes to house such beauty.

Along with Stuart’s exquisite idea for design and Katherine’s sheer eye for beauty the production began. The idea simple in letting the technology embrace luxury.

The layout had to be genuine, never to project an illusion most importantly in the strict non use of computer generated images which unfortunately appear quite regularly on the internet these day

4. Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme

Photo: Stuart Hughes
Photo: Stuart Hughes

The worlds most expensive phone with a total construction cost at £1.93 million.The bezel is handmade from platinum with 130 individual .75 flawless diamonds which total 97.5ct.Also set are 4 pink baguette diamonds each weighing 2.5cts. The rear section is formed with circa 112 grams of 18ct rose gold along with its rose gold Apple logo and 53 diamonds. The main navigation ,single cut 7.1ct diamond settles in its 18ct rose gold mount. The handset is 32gb ,factory (legal) unlocked for worldwide use and can be updated with new firmware when available without freezing up. Also included is a luxurious hand finished wallet made from real Ostrich foot. Aswell as the wallets slim and unique design it also offers functionality in holding up to 4 credit cards.

It took ten months to complete the making of the phone, but the final result is more opulent than you could have ever imagined in life. The front part of the iPhone 3gs Supreme gold striker advanced features 136 flawless diamonds, while the Apple logo on the back part of the device is made from 36 high evacuated diamonds. The navigation key of the device is a very rare 7.1-carat diamond. It also comes in an over-the-top 7 kg case, the case was made from a single block of pure granite.

Of course, you can't own a treasure like this without having an appropriate chest to keep it in. Your iPhone 3GS Supreme came stored in a 15-pound block of granite, with leather lining. We're not sure what you're supposed to do with a stone box after you take the phone out, but you paid for it and it's yours.

Unfortunately, you’ll never get to hold this technological treasure in your hands, as it has already been acquired by an anonymous Australian businessman from the gold mining industry.

5. iPhone 3G Kings Button

Photo: New Atlas
Photo: New Atlas

Have you ever wanted to spend $2.5 million on a machine you'll use to look at memes and argue with people on the internet? Silly question, who hasn't? If you'd had that kind of extra cash burning a hole in your pocket in 2009, then there was the perfect phone for you.

Peter Aloisson was at it again, one-upping his previous work on the Crytpo. By this point, the iPhone had arrived on the scene and changed the cell phone game forever. Now there weren't any number keys to encrust and it's hard to stick diamonds on a touchscreen, so Aloisson had to get creative.

As explained by New Atlas, the shell of the phone was made of 18-carat yellow, white, and rose gold and sprinkled with 138 diamonds lining the border between shell and screen. The crown jewel, literally, was a single 6.6-carat diamond in place of the iPhone's 3G's home key.

A complete “bling-bling” gadget even boasts a home button that features a rare 6.6-carat diamond. The ‘Kings Button’ is definitely for those who dare to defy the current credit crunch.

What's $2.5 million in exchange for the chance to feel like you're stealing a gem from the cave of wonders every time you open up your phone's menu? If you bought one, we hope you got the most out of your Indiana Jones fantasies because inside the sparkling exterior was an ordinary iPhone 3G, which at this point is little more than a diamond-encrusted paperweight.

6. Diamond Crypto Smartphone

Photo: FPT Shop
Photo: FPT Shop

The relatively old Diamond Crypto continues to be one of the most expensive smartphones in the world. It is meant for those who take security way too seriously but the device is now outdated. However, for someone rich who wants to stay disconnected securely only rely on encrypted voice and SMS communication the Diamond Crypto could make sense. You will be surprised to know that the spec-sheet offers Windows CE operating system and Motorola MX21 processor! But then the entire device is encrypted.

As one of the most expensive phones in the world, Crypto smartphones are made of 18 carats rose gold. Its memory is made of 64GB RAM with a battery capacity of 1350 mAh.

Because of its expensiveness, Diamond Crypto Smartphone has many cryptographic characteristics that make it unique and helped it rank as one of the top ten most expensive phones in the world.

These include encryption processor, cryptoPhone call, crypto SMS, crypto E-mail, encryption button, essential power of 1107, a crypto algorithm with symmetric 256 bit, and a key distribution method.

7. Goldvish Le Million

Photo: Goldvish
Photo: Goldvish

Goldvish is basically a Swiss manufacturer of high class luxury mobile phones. The brand specializes in combining high end technology with Swiss artistry. The all new Goldvish Le Million is the world's expensive mobile phone. Announced in 2006, the Le Million's diamond studded body with solid gold makes it a unique piece and is catalogued in 'Guinness Book of World Record' as the most expensive and exclusive mobile phone that is sold at one million Euros.

Talking of its appearance, it has a unique shape and an appealing look. At the same time is uncommon in the market. Designed by the most aesthetic hands of Emmanuel Gueit, the phone outshines with 18 carat Gold and on the top of this 120-carat diamonds is encrusted over it. The Gold enamel makes the handset looks more of a luxurious phone. There is only a limited production of three pieces for it. It is available in colors like Yellow, Rose, White, Gold.

On the specifications front, it flashes a display resolution of 176x220 pixels and shows off a color depth of 262 K. The handset operates on 2G (GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz) network frequency. Designed using a bar format, the dimension figures include a height of 110 mm, width of 46 mm and a thickness of 17 mm. It weighs around 198 grams and is uneasy to carry and handle.

For photography, it holds a rear camera of 2 mega-pixels with digital zoom and a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels. The mobile phone is charged with a battery backup of Li-ion 950 mAh that gives out a talktime of upto 6 hours and a standby time of 400 hours. On the connectivity front, it supports GPRS, EDGE, USB connectivity and Bluetooth for wireless data sharing.

On the messaging front, it supports SMS, MMS and Email for chatting and texting. For entertainment it has radio and video recorder. On the other hand it has an internal memory of 2 GB and an absence of microSD slot.

As the device is layered with 18 carats Gold, 120 carats diamond and much amount of Platinum is also used in it. That is the basic reason, the handset is regarded as the most expensive phone in the world. With a limited stock of 3 pieces, it is available with a price tag of $1.45 million.

8. Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot

Photo: Alux
Photo: Alux

GoldVish's Le Million Piece Unique isn't the only mobile phone with a seven digit price tag out there anymore. It has just been joined by the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot, which matches its price tag of 1 million US dollars.

Gresso is known for its incredibly expensive handsets but today the company reached a whole new level by announcing the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot. And it is a jackpot alright: the phone is priced at 1 000 000 US dollars and only three units of it will be produced (each with a number engraved on its back). Just like Le Million which was announced several years ago.

What makes it so expensive are the black diamonds (totaling the whooping 45.5 K) covering its front while and the 200-year old African blackwood used for its back. And that 12-mm thin frame is made of 180 grams of gold.

The Gresso Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot keypad consists of 17 manually polished and laser etched sapphires weighing 32 K.

If you can't afford the Las Vegas Jackpot (and let's face it - you can't) there is a cheaper alternative that you might want to consider. Enter the second Gresso announcement for today - the Gresso Luxor Las Vegas. Made of solid gold and some 200-year old African blackwood, it gets rid of all the diamonds and brings the price down to "only" 20 000 US dollars.

9. Goldvish Revolution

Photo: Gresso
Photo: Gresso

The Revolution, by Goldvish, would look like any other phone you might have picked up at a mall kiosk in the late-90s or early 2000s if it weren't for a few key features. Its slim shell was punctuated by an ostentatious analog watch below the push-button keys. That feature feels superfluous considering that the phone's screen undoubtedly displayed the time, just like every cell phone since the beginning of time, but it was there in case you wanted it.

The watch was just a cherry on top of a diamond-encrusted sundae. As explained by Phone Arena, the parts of the Revolution which weren't molded plastic were covered in 18-carat pink and white gold. That might have been fancy enough even without all the gemstones.

The outside edge of the phone, the numbers and symbols on each of its sixteen buttons, as well as the central navigation toggle, were encrusted with a total of 29 carats in diamonds. Again, a limited production run was part of the appeal, with only nine units ever made, each of which retailed at $490,000, (perLuxuo).

10. Virtue Signature Cobra

Photo: Vertu
Photo: Vertu

Virtue Signature Cobra is the 10th most expensive phone in the world.

The Virtue Signature Cobra was designed by the French jewellery company Boucheron. It is made up of over 388 parts that were assembled in the United Kingdom.

It has a 5.2-inch full HD display of 1080x1920 pixel resolution with 4GB of RAM. Its internal storage is 64GB and attached support of MicroSD card of over 2TB in size, remarkable properties that have pushed it to become the number one most expensive phone in the world.

Vertu Signature Touch has a 21MP rear camera with dual-tone ED flash with 2.1MP of front camera for a good selfie. Signature Cobra offers 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC as a primary connection as it runs Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.

Compact phone with a stylish design

Display and Camera

Vertu Signature Cobra is equipped with a 2.0 inches TFT display that features a pixel density of 200ppi and a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. Moreover, the calculated screen to body ratio of the phone is 22.69%.

There are no cameras available in Vertu Signature Cobra.

Configuration and Battery

The brand has placed a Li-ion type battery within the Vertu Signature Cobra, which can also be removed from the device.

Storage and Connectivity

Vertu Signature Cobra includes a single GSM SIM slot where users can place a SIM card compatible with 2G networks. Apart from that, Bluetooth is the only connectivity feature available within the device.

The biggest highlight of the Vertu Signature Cobra feature phone is it has been designed by a France-based jewellery brand, Boucheron. Some of the other highlights of the new Vertu phone include the 439 rubies it has, fitted in a cobra design. As the name suggests, the phone features a cobra design around the front and the eyes pack 2 emerald stones. The new Vertu phone is also said to come with other gems. In terms of design, the new Vertu Signature Cobra closely Limited Edition follows design cues of the original Signature phone.

According to GizChina report, the new Vertu phone features 388 different parts and has been assembled in the UK.

Some other Most expensive Smartphones in the World

Caviar iPhone 13 Pro Victory Pure Gold

The name of this phone is admittedly a mouthful but it's positively affordable when compared with the other phones on this list. Looking at the early days of luxury smartphones, it seemed like the philosophy was to always add more. More gemstones, more rare materials, luxury was synonymous with excess. The Caviar Victory Pure Gold shows there is another way.

The phone's shell is made of 170 grams of 18-carat gold on the Pro, and 205 grams on the Pro Max, (per Caviar). Instead of covering it in hundreds of diamonds, the gold has been engraved with an artistic design. Of course, there are still diamonds, but only eight of them. Instead of being the centerpiece of this phone, the diamonds serve as accent pieces, complementing the swirling design of the gold case, according to Slash Gear.

Ninety-nine of these phones were produced and each one comes with an engraving on the side which indicates your phone's number within the run. The Caviar Victory Pure Gold starts at $44,720 and the price goes up slightly (relatively speaking) depending on which model and storage size you choose. If you're going to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a phone, you might as well spring for the Pro Max with 1 terabyte of storage, for $49,190.

Savelli Black Insane

Savelli set out to design luxury phones specifically for women, (per Luxury Launches). As far as we can tell, that means designing phones with curved exteriors, soft colors, and "feminine shapes," because at the end of the day a phone is a phone.

Their collection was made of 11 models with prices ranging from $9,000 to over $100,000. The collection's signature model was the Black Insane. True, spending six figures on a phone might sound like an unhinged decision on the surface, but after seeing some of the other phones that are out there, it seems almost frugal.

At a cost of roughly $115,000, the Black Insane was made of stainless steel and black ceramic. It was encrusted with 75 white diamonds and encased in alligator leather, (per Luxury Launches). You weren't likely to find these phones at your local AT&T or T-Mobile. If you wanted to get one, you had to make a trip to one of a couple jewelry retailers in London or Paris.

The added expense of a plane ticket and a hotel stay is just the cost of doing business when you want a luxury cell phone from Savelli.

iPhone Princess Plus

Prepare for the triumphant return of Peter Aloisson, the mind behind the Crypto and King's Button. In 2007, he set his sights on another iPhone and created the Princess Plus. Pre-orders started in October 2007 with delivery set for January of the following year, (per Luxury Launches).

As explained by Mobile Tor, the phone was surrounded by a border of 318 individually cut diamonds, 138 of which were princess cut. The diamonds weighed in at 17.75 carats in total and were set in an 18-carat white gold shell.

Unlike the other luxury iPhones on this list there was no massive diamond replacing the home key but that's where most of the expense typically came from, which is why you could get your hands on the Princess Plus for the totally reasonable price of $176,000.

If that was a little over your phone budget, there was also a version which cut out the princess cut diamonds, replacing them with brilliant cut, reducing the cost to about $66,000. What a steal!

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