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Getting tired of those $600-$800 Off contract prices for phones. Apparently you don’t know how good you have it. With a $14,900 spec-ed out version and a $2,800/year concierge service, this company is taking luxury Android smartphone to a new level of insanity.

It’s been a year and a half since Vertu ditched Symbian in favor of Android, but its first Android phone, the Ti, fell behind the curve with its dual-core processor, tiny battery and low screen resolution; then the more affordable Constellation arrived with a larger screen but also let down by a similar chip. Somewhere along the line, though, Vertu finally decided “enough is enough.” The result is this good-looking Signature Touch which, for a change, packs pretty much everything you’d expect on a modern flagship smartphone: a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chip, a 4.7-inch 1080p display, Cat 4 LTE radio (with bands covering many parts of the world), NFC plus Qi wireless charging. The only problem is that it costs twenty times what a typical smartphone does…

Vertu’s Signature Touch puts the luxury back into specs.

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