Meridiist en-GB Suunto Meridiist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The grand luxe phone market has a new player in the form of Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer. Should Vertu be fretting? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="267" height="428" alt="" src="" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tabloids headlines may be filled with credit crunch doom-mongering, but oligarchs have more pressing concerns. For example, should they drop that spare three grand on a Vertu or Tag Heuer’s new Meridiist?</p> <p>At £2650, Tag’s handset almost looks cheap in compared to the show ponies in Vertu’s stable, and there’s no concierge button either. But what you do get is the mobile equivalent of one of its desirable, high-priced watches. &nbsp;</p> <p><strong></strong></p> <p>Calls of steel</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £2,650.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Meridiist is built like a tank and oozes quality, but other handsets do more and look as good for a fraction of the price</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/suunto-meridiist </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Meridiist Smartphones Suunto Mon, 11 Aug 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 10617 at