Vertu’s new Signature Touch unveiled, costs a fortune as always

Phones made by Vertu aren’t for everyone, and so is the case with the highly expensive next-gen Signature Touch handset that has been launched by the British manufacturer. It will sell at prices ranging from £6500 to £13700, which will come up to around Rs 6.5 lakhs and Rs 13.8 lakhs, respectively.

The costs actually change depending on the type of leather you wish to cover its body with. The options include Jet Calf, Garnet Calf, Grape Lizard, Pure Jet Lizard, Jet Alligator, Pure Navy Alligator, Clous de Paris Alligator and Pure Jet Red Gold. You can get the Vertu Signature Touch personalized with custom engravings as well.

A headlining feature of this Vertu smartphone is that it features Gull-Wing doors placed around its rear camera. Once opened, one of them offers a microSD card slot, while the other one gives a SIM card slot. The device features front-facing speakers and bears ultra high-end specs as well.

Signature Touch

We’re looking at a 5.2-inch 1080p full HD display that’s protected by fifth generation Sapphire Crystal glass. The pixel density of the display is 428ppi. Vertu has blessed its newest handset with a 64-bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor which is assisted by a whopping 4GB worth of RAM.

Here’s a quick look at the specs of the Vertu Signature Touch:

– Display: 5.2-inch, 1080p full HD
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
– Processor: 64-bit octa core Snapdragon 810
– GPU: Adreno 430
– Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB storage (expandable up to 2TB)
– Cameras: 21MP rear, 2.1MP front
– Battery: 3160mAh
– Dimensions: 155 x 74 x 10.8mm
– Weight: 225gms
– Connectivity: 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fiac, hotspot, GPS, micro USB

Vertu Signature Touch

On the rear surface of the Signature Touch, you’ll find a 21MP PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a dual-tone LED flash. On its front, there’s a 2.1MP selfie unit moreover. This phone supports wireless as well as quick charging.

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The new version of the Vertu Signature Touch will be made available for pre-order through the company’s select outlets between September 28 and October 8.