May 25, 2017: Vertu, the luxury phone brand has unveiled a new limited edition feature phone, the Signature Cobra. The new Vertu Signature Cobra Limited Edition has been launched at an exorbitant 2.47 million Chinese Yuan (nearly 359, 000 USD) and will be available online via a Chinese e-commerce platform. It will be will be delivered to consumers by a helicopter.
The Vertu Signature Cobra will be available to buy after a down payment of the CNY 1,000 (roughly 145 USD) after which interested users will have to pay the rest of the amount upfront.
Vertu has confirmed that there will be only eight units of the new Signature Cobra feature phone to be made available across the world. GizChina reports that there will be only one unit which will be available in China. Unfortunately, there are no details about the feature phone.
The biggest highlight of the phone is it has been designed by a France-based jewellery brand, Boucheron. Some of its other highlights include the 439 rubies it has, fitted in a cobra design. As the name suggests, the phone features a cobra design around the front and the eyes pack 2 emerald stones. The new Vertu phone is also said to come with other gems.