By Codelia Mantsebo
Vertu, the luxury phone maker has teamed up with Bentley to create a brand new high-end tech toy. This solid piece of luxury is encased in Grade 5 Titanium with a 5.2-inch 1080p sapphire crystal touch screen and cutting-edge noise cancellation.
The Vertu Signature Touch for Bentley is the latest phone from luxury phone maker Vertu and the third handset in the Bentley-Vertu five-year brand-to-brand partnership. The Smartphone has a two-tone Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather with the brand’s signature Hotspur stitching, handmade in England. The phone features ‘knurled side keys’, a unique pillow rail and sound bar and a 3D Bentley logo. Owners of the phone can further personalize it, and choose from eight leather colors and 16 stitching options.
The device comes with its own concierge service as well as a Bentley app that provides exclusive content and access to VIP events. It has special features designed to integrate the Signature Touch with the range of Bentley models; providing integration with Bentley cars as well as remote locking and wiping through its new Lost Phone service.
The new high-end device will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop, expected to provide significant speed and security protection against vulnerabilities and malware. The luxe phone has a Snapdragon 810 processor and features a 21 megapixel camera with ultra-high definition 4k video capture. Starting at £6,500 for the most basic model, it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage plus an included 64GB microSD card which can be expanded up to 128GBs via a microSD car slot that can hold another 64GB of storage. Using Vertu’s custom image signal processor, the phone has a 21MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front camera offering quality low-light images. In addition, it has a dual-LED flash, 4K video recording, and a 3160 mAh battery with Quick Charging via micro-USB.
This new Android phone provides advanced noise cancellation and virtual surround reproduction. It has front-facing stereo speakers, tuned for maximum volume without distortion and noise cancellation from three microphones, which is set to reduce unwanted noise from the microphone and earpiece, as well as high-definition voice certification for crystal-clear calls.
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