Well folks its almost Valentines day and you better have some cash saved,Thats is you fancy spending 14k on a new phone from Vertu. We are all quite aware now of Vertu who make exquisite handsets that do not come cheap,and they have just announced a new one called the Clous De Paris just in time for Valentines day..






The Signature Touch Clous de Paris features an engraved Grade-5 titanium back plate and sides, creating an eye-catching guilloche pattern that reflects the light for a near-precious quality. It’s finished in unmistakable alligator skin, crafted by specialist French and Italian tanneries, for a supple, matt feel and striking appearance.


Android™ 4.4 (KitKat)
Hardware characteristics
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 2.3GHz Quad-core processor
  • 4.7” 1080p, brilliant, high contrast display at 473dpi, protected by sapphire crystal
  • 13 MP main camera with autofocus and twin LED flash
  • 2.1MP Skype™ compliant front camera
  • 64GB of internal memory
  • Stereo High-fidelity 11mm x 15mm loudspeakers with Dolby® Digital Plus surround sound decoding support
  • A-GPS + Compass
  • Gyro and accelerometer for orientation and game play
  • Qi Compatible Wireless Charging
  • Built-in rechargeable 2275mAh Li-ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 15 hrs 30 mins (WCDMA)
  • Stand-by: Up to 380 hrs


  • Quadband GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • WCDMA Bands I, II, IV, V, VIII
  • DC-HSPA+ Release 8, Cat24, 42Mb/s Downlink, Cat6 5.76Mb/s Uplink
  • LTE Bands² 1-5,7,8,17,20 & 25
  • LTE FDD² Cat4,150Mb/s Downlink, 50Mb/s Uplink
  • Dual-band WLAN 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac incl. WAPI for PRC
  • MicroAB USB system connector with USB On-The-Go support
  • 3.5mm audio socket
  • Bluetooth® v4.0 + LE
  • CSR aptX® high quality encoded audio support
  • NFC including support for embedded and SIM based secure elements
  • WiFi hotspot (tethering & portable hotspot)


As usual with Vertu you get all the extras such as Concierge,Life and Certainty and if you want to really sweeten the deal on the special day cases start at only €450 and can go up to just €1,995,thats all,so off you go lads…..   


By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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