Vertu launches its Android 4.0 ICS based Vertu Ti smartphone, starts $9600
Luxury mobile phone maker Vertu has jumped onboard the Android train and launched its very first smartphone which runs Google’s mobile operating system. This device is called the Vertu Ti.
The Vertu Ti is an Android 4.0 ICS based luxury Android smartphone which features a 3.7-inch WVGA resolution sapphire crystal display and it is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor.
This luxury smartphone also includes 1GB of RAM, 64GB of built-in storage capacity, it has an 8 megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and a secondary front facing 1.3 megapixel camera. It also includes a 1,250 mAh battery. The Vertu Ti also supports NFC, Wi-Fi and has full/micro/nano-SIM support via its special SIM adapter.
It will have four different variants the basic one which is priced at $9600 is the Titanium Black Leather version, a the Titanium Pure Black is priced at $11,500, the Titanium Black Alligator is priced at $12,800 and finally the Black PVD Titanium Red Gold Mixed Metals is priced at $19,900.
Design wise it is a highly superior device with the innards of a mid-ranged Android smartphone. Needless to say not many can afford it.
A new feature which has been added to the Vertu Ti is the Vertu Key which offers the same benefits as the Vertu service number from the past. Now, one can access the same services at a press of a button.