The 10 Most Expensive Cell Phones in the World

With all the hoopla surrounding the Iphone (and its fluctuating pricetag) one might might be lulled into thinking that the Iphone is the be-all and end-all in the world cell phones. The truth be told though, the Iphone is more like the Corvette of the cellphone industry, relatively expensive to the average consumer, but in the bigger picture, it’s a cheap horsepower contender and drop in the bucket when compared to these high rolling entrants into the world of cellphones. And yes, the top cellphone contender is more expensive than the Mercedes Maybach, the Ferrari Enzo and the Bugatti Veyron!

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10. Prada phone by LG

Price: $780

Prada phone by LG
The Prada phone by LG just narrowly edged my personal favorite, the Gold Striker Gold 24-carat Iphone to make the list. At just 1.2 cm thick, the Prada phone, like the Iphone, has no buttons and is operated solely by way of the touch screen.

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9. Porsche Cellphone by Sagem

Price: $1,600

Porsche Cellphone by Sagem

Designed by Porsche, but engineered and manufactured by France-based Sagem, the Porsche handset is currently available in Britain, Dubai and other oversees markets. The phone is expected to make its U.S. debut in 2008 possible through Porsche Dealerships.

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8. Mobiado Professional EM

Price: $2,200

Mobiado Professional EM
Made from ebony wood, hard-anodized aluminum and titanium, Nokia driven Mobiado Professional EM handsets are individually unique due to the variations in wood patterning per instrument. It features a 1.3 MP camera, music playback and an FM radio.

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7. Gresso Black Aura Collection

Price: Up to $13,000

Gresso Black Aura Collection

Gresso boastfully claims that its Black Aura cellphones are 200 years old – due to the age of the African Blackwood on each phone’s case. Black Aura series ranges from $6,500 to $13,000 with the most expensive featuring an 18-carat gold front panel.

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6. Diamond Iphone

Price: $41,000

Diamond Iphone
The diamond iPhone boasts an impressive 420 diamonds at a total weight of 5.65 carats set in 18K white or yellow gold. It can also be ordered in white, black or pink sapphires. The phone, by UK blingmeister general Amosu, at a blustering $41,000 is sure to not make any “Will it blend” videos anytime soon.

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5.Vertu Signature

Price: Up to $81,000

Vertu Signature
Vertu, a subsidiary of Nokia, claims that it took expert craftsmen some three years of training to learn to make their phones. This classic, the Vertu Signature, contains 943 diamonds on its bezel and 48 more on its keypad, each set in place by hand in Switzerland.

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4. VIPN Black Diamond Smartphone

Price: $300,000

VIPN Black Diamond Smartphone
The creation of Swiss manufacturer VIPN, the titanium construction known as the “Black Diamond” is a one of a kind actually a 1 of 5 to be exact, and for generously shelling out 300,000 big ones, you get a Quadband phone with WiFi and Bluetooth, a 2 inch 256K TFT screen, 4MP camera, VOIP and 2 huge diamonds.

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3. Bucheron for Vertu Cobra

Price: $310,000

Bucheron for Vertu Cobra
Parisian jeweler House of Bucheron linked up with Nokia subsidiary Vertu on this limited-edition series of eight cobra phones, which include a two-carat pear-cut diamond, a one-carat round diamond, two emerald eyes and 439 rubies totaling 21 carats. Vertu phones also link up to a special concierge service with information about travel, entertainment, restaurants and events. Other Vertu phones sell between $4,350 and $81,000.

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2. The Diamond Crypto Smartphone

Price: $1.3 Million

The Diamond Crypto Smartphone
Designed by diamond encruster extraordinaire Peter Aloisson The Diamond Crypto Smartphone is sometimes quoted as the World’s most expensive cell phone (depending on exchange rates). Russian firm JSC Ancort has developed a Windows CE-based smartphone ready for Aloisson’s bejeweling that employs “powerful encryption technology” to “provide secure protection of information against kidnapping, technological blackmail, financial racketeers and corrupted state officials” — sounds like marketing speak for a password-protected wallet app. Of course, with its $1.3 million price tag and 50 diamonds (10 of which are blue) you might start to have more trouble with mugging than with technological blackmail.

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1. The GoldVish Le Million

Price: $1.45 Million

The GoldVish Le Million
Guinness World Records certifies this GoldVish phone as the most expensive in the world–1 million euros, or about $1.45 million. The odd-shaped device is made out of 18-carat white gold and features 1,800 diamonds totaling 120 carats. A Russian businessman bought Le Million for his wife last September at a luxury goods fair in Cannes, France. Don’t have a spare million for this made-by-request gadget? Geneva-based GoldVish has plenty of expensive phones in its lineup, including models with gold plating and diamond-studded cases.

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109 Comments

  1. Nice list. Some very ridiculous items phones there!

    Although I must point out there are many regular phones more expensive than the LG Prada, and the comment that it has no buttons is entirely false. It has 8…

    • i have the lg parda.please tell me what phone you can get at a regular cell phone store thats over $750.you canttt.i love my phone.and yes it does have 8 buttons but its mostly touchh

      • the htc touch hd2, is MUCH more than the prada

  2. Hmm…. I think I’ll stick to my cup and string method of communication before I get one of those, hehe.

    • actually this is a phone, its a jewelry!

      • This is not a phone, its a jewelry!

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  4. Gosh those are so.. UGLY D: especially that mobiado and the GoldVish, I wouldnt be caught dead with that. unless I was selling it ofcourse, in that case I wouldn’t mind.

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  6. Dude, the Nokia N95 beats the price of the Prada phone… did you do research?

  7. seriously though, who’s actually gonna spend money on these phones?? might as well get a great car like the article said. Besides Iphone and nokia N95 are probably better than all of these phones (IMO)

    • I was in beverly hills this weekend and ppl were buying them! seriously!

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  9. Hey how come only phones out regular are not the only ones listed, they have to be altered and with some kind of gold or luxury. Come on, only phones are not altered of have add ons should be on this list.

  10. Hey, cool site. what’s the latest music news? I’ll take an Iphone anyday. It would be nice to just hold one of those phones.

  11. that shit is crazy web phone

  12. I think that it’s very crazy to sell phones at such a price. I pefer buying a car or a beautifull house!
    You can stop this!

  13. Like Adam Carolla said: If you put a $9,000 diamond into a three dollar milkshake, it isn’t a $9,000 milkshake, it’s a milkshake with a $9,000 diamond in it.

  14. The iPhone is on there. It’s number 6. Covered in diamonds.

    • duuuuuuuuuuuu, thats pretty obvios,

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  16. A mugger would poop in his pants if he happened to score any of the top 5 listed here hahaha

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  19. ok who would waist moeny on the same phone thats less then 500 dollars y do you need dimonds on it ur gona use it not frame the phone and it will get old and break and ur gona get a new one in about a year…only dumb asses would waist money on a phone…go buy a house instead!

  20. Bre mahengay set nay.

  21. Two questions:

    1- Why on earth are the same people who searched for the “most expensive cell phones” criticising the prices of the phones?

    2- Do you really think that the people who can afford such things consider these items to be ordinary phones or they need a nice house or car??!!! LOLOLOL

    • Yea ,its a nice smart phone but people out there are dying and starving. Some people cannot afford two square meal in a day ,let alone using 1.45million dollars to purchase an ordinary phone. One can give away that money to the charity and make profit from God’s blessing. Whether is diamond or gold ,they are all man made,it cannot last forever. So there is no need of wasting your hard earn money extravagantly. Be wise”””

  22. I am 85 % complete in my resort and I have been put the tak to find the best cell phone for al managrs and exec temam memebers blackbery storm has sent me theres and so has ipod and was hoping to get one from you to comparye. we are talkeing aroudn 300 phones. John

  23. I have been ask to find the best cell phone for al of the managers and exect tema and backkerry storm sent me theres and iphone has sent me theres but wishi I could get another one to show. my number is 268-764-8112

  24. wow…..the best….nice……wonderfullll……………….

  25. A very Nice Website Ive seen Uptill. Excellent post. Keep it up! Good day

  26. My husband has bought that luxury mobile phone. Goldvish ! Yeiyy,he’s got it. Very2 cute n nice phone..

    • Your husband is a fool for that matter. Even if he is the most richest person on earth, he ought not to buy the phone as there are many organisations out there that aim towards improving the world that your husband can sponsor with the money. I think he needs a deliverance coz i think he is possesed by an evil spirit which persuaded him into buying the phone. Come to this church C.A.C springfield garden NY. I think they might schedule a time for his deliverance. Hope it was helpful.

  27. I;ve bought a second hand Mobiado Professional (100$ ) … Very nice phone. it deserves to be in this top.

  28. The phones are not too goood! They were just expensive! HAHA!!

  29. Guys, do you know that ASHLEY TISDALE have the dimond crypyo smartphone?

  30. I want technology expensive cellphones, not diamonds, pff

  31. I would rather suck my dick than by one of these.I am going to throw these cell phones on boobs so the bounce in my horses vagina with sperm spraying out.My ass hole fell off when I read this.

    • u r an asshole that made no sense

    • lol.. uneducated

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  33. am loving them,keep them coming.

  34. i ave the lg prada.its better then any other phone out there.its and amazing phone taht definetly worth the money.yes it has 8 buttons but you mostly use the touch screen.

  35. wow…:D
    it’s really cool, I don’t know if this good stuffs are sell in my country..

  36. all phones must be less than $100. What reason for so expensive? everything on earth is nothing, so check on this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

  37. wow so nice XD phones cost dollars wow hhahha

    i want to buy also the GoldVish Le MIllion ilove this 2 of this before…. nice meeting ya..

  38. bitches i have all of theses fucking phones. my father owns all of the companies that make them. so fuck you!!!

    • Yea buddy sure you do.. Your daddy owns NOKIA and Samsung ETC.. They all have different CEO”S and 9 out of 10 CEO’s ”owner’s’ are Japanese Matter a fact all of them are .. and your slang is American,, Why would you lie…. ..
      and who really honestly cares if you were to have them all why don’t you sell a couple and help the homeless or dedicate some money for cancer research ”what my dad died from” or some other organization to help people..

      • Chill, bro. Don’t take it seriously. lol. It’s not like someone who ‘really’ owns those companies will waste their time doin’ this, right?

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  40. im a fucking whore and ill suck dick

  41. i love all these phones i wish my mom would let me get one

    • You must be stupid for saying that coz even if you have the money can’t you donate it to charity and recieve blessings from God

  42. Really amazing but not so useful when you can get a standard 100 phones for the price of that single one

  43. Thanks for introducing us with all those beautiful phones

  44. Fools and their money!!

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  46. oooohhhh my god..its really expensive

  47. Doo dee doo dee doo. Nice phonez. Wish I had one. OH! Guess wat i found out 2day! You are upside down to the person on the other side of the earth from you! GRAVITY! PURE AWESOMENESS. And… the last drink of any drink you drink is 9% spit. Haha. I just made someone’s day…………………….I PLAY PICCOLO!…………………..AND THE MOO MOO KITTY COW……………………….RANDOMNESH……………………..THE POTATO ATE MY LEFT THUMB……………………………..I HAVE A TWIN SISTER NAMED GEORGE. HE IS A PRETTY GIRL.

    • Stupidness…

  48. haha the prade is the best …. no rly only one good looking not eaven the iPhone is nice just looking retarded

  49. It doesnt matter how costly the cell phone are..after all they all have to be charged to lengthen their stay just like the cheap ones, furthermore when there is no networknokia3310,motoc113,siemens m30 including diamond crypton and goldvish le miillion all will be out of service…i think the most important thing its there is communication taking place

  50. what the hell are those? I’m not trying to buy fort Knox!

  51. I also use the LG Prada. I love the phone very much. I think it is the number. You nice girls should call me on 00233540605759 i have something for you all.

  52. there are many cellphone accessories that you can use to enhance your mobile phone. i always get my cellphone stuff on ebay ~’,

  53. mobile phones that have built in cameras are my favorite because they can capture those special moments and events …

  54. I like all these phones i wish my mom would let me get one

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  57. Those phones dont look like they have good features they look like they were me in 1850

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  59. i jus loved the goldvish le million…………..wish it could be mine….:(:(

    • you are pretty stupud and foolish for that matter

  60. i just loved the goldvish le million….wish it could be mine..:(:(

  61. Show-off pieces and not utility packed

  62. there is a couple of cellphones that were not included the goldvish illusion $30,00 and the htc max 4g 816 dollars

  63. there’s one more i did’nt mention lg prada II $816

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  65. this fone is not stylish

  66. wow hanep astigggg….=)

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  68. Do you thnk ppl who can afford these phones are worried about a house…they probably have 5 or 6 $20M houses… stop complaining…if you had the money…you would have the $1.4 mill one!

  69. Weld of cellphones n am stil using a samsung e250

  70. bloody fuckish!!!

  71. IS VERY NICE

  72. The cells are not nice.Do you know the cell am using NOKIA 5530 XPRESSMUSIC. It is expensive more than this ugly cells.

  73. iphone 4 when it arrived lebanon it cost 1200$
    and iphone 4s is about 1800$ now so the last 2 items in ur chart is not to expansive

  74. I where can i get de diamond iphone cuz i luv it

  75. Haiy every body i like the smrt phne

  76. Very nice list

  77. i like porsche phone

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