Vertu is known for its range of Luxury Phones has come out with an Android smartphone. This time, the Vertu smartphone has an exclusive Bentley logo on its phone. A 3D logo of Bentley is on the back of the Vertu Phone.
The company has the reputation of making phones that are characteristically out of the reach of ordinary people. The Vertu Signature Touch too falls in the same category.
The Signature Touch is a Android powered smartphone. The Vertu Signature Touch has a 5.2" display covered by sapphire display with a pixel density of 428ppi. It has a 21MP rear camera and a 2.1MP camera on the front. The Signature Touch for Bentley is powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The luxury smartphone also includes a 64GB microSD card for expandable storage. It is a backed by a 3160 mAh battery with Quick Charging via micro-USB. However, the Signature Touch runs a Android 5.1 and there are no details about a Marshmallow update.
The Signature Touch for Bentley is the result of five-year partnersip that the luxury automaker has with the luxury smartphone company. The specifications seem low given the price tag. The Vertu smartphone is made in England and not China. The Luxury Bentley edition smartphone is wrapped in "two-tone Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather with Hotspur Stitching". The smartphone comes pre-loaded with a Bentley app that provides exclusive content and access to VIP events. The Smartphone can be integrated with Bentley cars through the app and seems a must have for a Bentley owner.
The cheapest Signature Touch is plain leather costs $9,000 (approximately 6 lakhs) and can cost as high as $19,000 (approximately 12.5 lakhs). The appearance of the phone can be customised with a choice of eight leather colors and 16 stitching options.
The phone is exclusively made for Bentley owners. The smartphone is a luxury good and not a oridinary smartphone. Hence, the price tag.