Vertu's pricey Signature Touch gets a nice spec upgrade, still stupidly expensive

The phone for that person with more money than sense

Vertu, the company that makes ridiculously expensive phones, has updated its Signature Touch smartphone. This time it'll have a 5.2-inch 1080p sapphire crystal display, with 4GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset.

The camera? 21MP main camera that supports 4K video capture, but a measely 2.1MP in front. At tleast the storage is a little bit more generous with 64GB of flash memory and a microSD card slot that can support cards with up to 2TB in storage.

Besides that, the phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vertu's concierge customisations, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0 and the latest WiFi standard - all complemented by a 3,160 mAh battery. The Signature Touch also supports Qi wireless charging and the Qualcomm QuickCharge 2.0 standard.

The phone's going on preorder from the period between Sept 28 to Oct 8, official sales only starting Oct 16. Price? From £6,500 to £13,700, all depending on what custom materials you choose and Vertu gives you a host of leather and metal combos to choose from.

[Source: GSMArena]