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Vertu’s new Android smartphone is handmade in England

Luxury smartphone maker Vertu has unveiled its first Android-operated handset. Handmade in England the elegant and sleek Vertu Ti is encased in titanium and has a sapphire crystal display. The Vertu TI comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, dual-core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 SoC, 64GB storage, 3.7-inch sapphire crystal screen, titanium casing, 8MP rear camera with 1080p video recording, as well as a 1.3MP front-facer, NFC and “Full/Micro/Nano SIM capability”

“VERTU TI is our most significant product for a decade. Android 4.0 delivers a proven and intuitive environment for users while the design and craftsmanship of the handset remains uniquely Vertu. Vertu has pioneered and led the luxury mobile phone sector since we began in the late 90s and the great depth of our knowledge and experience can be seen in VERTU TI. There is nothing else like it.” said Vertu President and CEO, Perry Oosting.

The Vertu Ti is available for sale now at the manufacturer’s website with the prices as follows:

• Titanium Black Leather – $9,600
• Titanium Pure Black – $11,500
• Titanium Black Alligator – $12,800
• Black PVD Titanium Red Gold Mixed Metals – $19,900

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