Vertu is back again with a smartphone launch; Aster P, two years after announcing is shutting down its operations in the UK. This time it has introduced the new phone in China. It is built out of titanium alloy frame, sapphire glass screen and back panels from real leather. The device comes with a traditional concierge button on the side that allows for a customized personalized service that helps you travel plans, book you a table for dinner and much more. Continue reading “Vertu ASTER P with 4.97-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM announced”
Luxury smartphone maker Vertu is shutting down its operations in the UK. The company was bought by a Chinese holding firm in 2015 and then acquired by a Turkish businessman Murat Hakan Uzan, earlier this year for £50 million. It is reported that Vertu was running on a deficit of £128 million.
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Hakan Uzan, a Turkish businessman has acquired British-based luxury smartphone maker Vertu for £50 million ($61 million), according to a latest report from The Telegraph.
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While Vertu is famously known for their design and craftmanship, their handsets often run on outdated hardware and perhaps even software. While they have been trying to change that in the past few years, they still do lag behind a bit. But that is about to change if these new benchmarks have anything to say. The Vertu V06 will apparently be powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor and will also have 4GB of RAM.
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Smartphone manufacturer Vertu has signed a five-year exclusive partnership with luxury car manufacturer Bentley. Under the partnership the duo will launch five “Vertu for Bentley” phones.
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Vertu is all set to announce a new collection of luxurious phones under the Constellation Quest name. Continue reading “Vertu Constellation Quest Leaked”
Nokia recently unveiled four new golden phones through its luxury mobile phone brand Vertu. These handsets has been announced in Japan and comes with a price tag of $215,000.
Nokia recently unveiled four new golden phones through its luxury mobile phone brand Vertu. These handsets has been announced in Japan and named as Kinko, Kikusui, Nanten and Daigo. Each of these handsets comes with a price tag of $215,000 (approx. 20 million yen).
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There are huge places and markets where nokia has extended its presence and it has raised its claim to an extent that it is sheer monopoly dominance. But it’s hard to imagine if there is a market that would force Nokia to even move out to pull of its loses. Here is the market anyways, that’s made nokia do so., Japan. Nokia never had a huge presence there anyway [the total market presence was only close to 1%., phew are we talking Motorola or Nokia].
“In the current global economic climate, we have concluded that the continuation of our investment in Japan-specific localized products is no longer sustainable,” Nokia executive vice president Timo Ihamuotila said in a statement.
He added that Nokia’s Japanese business would concentrate on research, development and sourcing for the global market as well as specific projects such as the Vertu brand Continue reading “Nokia Pulls Out Of Japan”
The Vertu, as the company puts is, “is for individuals who only accept the best”.
At a price tag of Rs 3, 26,000 it is not difficult to imagine why.
Vertu handsets, hand crafted in England is a formidable style statement since 1983. The company launched the Vertu Ascent Ti in India on 27 November, 2007.
The handset is crafted in Titanium (Ti) which is a non-corrosive element with the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any metal. It is also known for its ability to withstand extreme temperatures. Continue reading “Vertu Ascent Ti Now in India”
FoneArena has learnt from News.com.au that NOKIA’S head of design Frank Nuovo also known as Calvin Klein of Cellular Communicationis to leave the company after more than 16 years.
He would continue consulting and stay as principal designer with Vertu, Nokia’s luxury phone brand.
Nokia would also centralise design to global team overseeing all of its handsets.