Phone meets watch, spawns Celsius X-VI-II

The Celsius X-VI-II Papillon, a stunning combination of mobile phone and mechanical watch movement, launches at Baselworld 2010.Yep, it takes a lot to

The Celsius X-VI-II Papillon, a stunning combination of mobile phone and mechanical watch movement, launches at Baselworld 2010.

Yep, it takes a lot to stand out in the premium phone world these days. Precious metals, leather, crystals, transparent displays – all old hat.

For the $300,000 you'll pay for the ridiculously named Celsius X-VI-II Papillon, you get a full-on mechanical watch movement incorporated behind the screen. Transparent casing on the back of the clamshell exposes all the intricate workings.

The grand unveiling will happen at Baselworld 2010 later in the week, where we'll discover specs for the phone. As with all premium phones, expect them to be underwhelming. Ooh, but that clock...