British manufacturer Vertu, infamous for creating phones more expensive than your first car, just released its newest model, the Signature Touch.
The phone comes with a $ 11,300 price tag for the basic model, according to Vertu’s website. Each one is made by hand by a single craftsman, which is supposed to convince us that it’s worth emptying your child’s college fund. The Signature Touch is also equipped with noise-cancelling capabilities, virtual surround sound and ringtones from compositions by the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Armed with 64 gigabytes of storage, the Signature Touch can hold its own against smartphone staples like the iPhone 5S. It runs on Android’s 4.4 KitKat operating system. In addition, Signature Touch blows iPhone’s photo-snapping cred out of the water, boasting a 13-megapixel main camera to iPhone 5S’ measly 8MP. However, the camera lacks the autofocus function, a major boon to the iPhone Read more…