iPhone is well know for it’s creativity especially when it comes to Apps, however iPhone found the way to top itself by getting Stuart Hughes to come up with most expensive iPhone design to date. The most expensive cell phone today iPhone 4 Diamond Rose costs $8 million dollars topping it’s competitor Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme by $4.8 million.
Where does this price come from ?
Since pure gold is too soft to withstand daily use it is alloyed with mixtures of metals like silver, copper, palladium and zinc for strength and durability. 18k gold is composed of 75% gold and 25% other metals, which makes phone even more expensive and more durable. Majority of platinum pieces is 95% pure and combined with 5% other metals.
And of course most expensive phone must contain diamonds, right ? Well this one has approx 500 individual flawless diamonds which total over 100ct.
The rear section is formed using rose gold with added touch of rose gold Apple logo and 53 diamonds.The main navigation is made from platinum which hold single cut 7.4ct pink diamond which can be replaced with rare 8ct Flawless diamond. The chest which hold unique handset is made from single block of Granite , in Imperial Pink with the inner lined with Nubuck top grain leather, which weight is whopping 7kg. Not surprisingly only two of these masterpieces were made.