World’s most Expensive Gadgets…

Posted: February 27, 2010 in All Categories, Gadgets, hardware, Home Tech, Tech Encore
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I am back this week again with yet another interesting post, Hell yeah the “World’s most expensive Gadgets” not sure if one can afford or not, but who doesn’t love to know about the expensive Gadgets in the world.. If i ever wondered what I can buy for $100 million? my first thought being a tech enthusiast was not a posh house or even an SUV. How about a gadget? Yes, in fact you will need much more to buy these gadgets then you would to buy a posh house or an expensive car! With designers extending their midas touches to the world of gadgetry, you have gadgets like mobile phones, cameras, MP3 players, TV and more costing over a few hundred million dollars, Sizzling both in features and looks, these gadgets stand for luxury. Here’s over to the gadgets for the deep pocketed.

Most Expensive Phone (Cost: 1.92 Million Pounds)

iPhone 3G Supreme

iPhone 3G Supreme

A British company last year unveiled what is believed to be the world’s most expensive mobile phone — a gold iPhone encrusted with nearly 200 diamonds. Called the iPhone 3G Supreme, it was reportedly commissioned by an anonymous Australian businessman. The phone, designed by Stuart Hughes for the Liverpool-based Goldstriker International, is made from 22-carat gold. It has 136 diamonds in the front bezel and an Apple logo made out of no fewer than 53 diamonds. The phone’s front navigation button comprises a rare diamond of 7.1 carats. The phone, which took over ten months to make, ships with a seven kg chest crafted from a single block of granite, offset with Kashmir gold and lined with Nubuck leather on the inside, wish had just one 😉

Most Expensive Computer (Cost: 206,600,000 Pounds)

NEC SX-9/E System

NEC SX-9/E System

Ever wondered which is the most expensive PC on the Earth? Its Earth Simulator built by Japanese company NEC. The system was developed for JAXA, JAERI, and JAMSTEC in 1997 for running global climate models to evaluate the effects of global warming and problems in solid earth geophysics. Earth Simulator also held the distinction of being the fastest supercomputer in the world from 2002 to 2004. Located at the Earth Simulator Center (ESC) in Yokohama Japan, the computer is capable of 35.86 trillion floating-point calculations per second, or 35.86 TFLOPS. In March 2009, Earth Simulator was replaced by Earth Simulator 2 which is an NEC SX-9/E system.

Most Expensive Television (Cost: 67,800 Pounds)

Yalos Diamond

Yalos Diamond

Italian manufacturer Keymat Industrie’s Yalos Diamond bags the title of the world’s most expensive TV. Plated in white gold and studded with 160 diamonds (20 carats), the TV has 1080i and 720p high definition picture formats and has a picture contrast ratio of 1200:1. Made by Japanese designer Takahide Sano, the TV has no visible screws or welds. Launched in Berlin, Germany in 2006, the Yalo Diamonds comes in 32, 37, 40, 46 and 52-inches.

Most Expensive Laptop (Cost: $1 million)

Luvaglio Laptop

Luvaglio Laptop

You think Apple makes one of the priciest laptops? Read this. In 2007, luxury manufacturer Luvaglio London announced that it will release by special order the most expensive laptop ever sold, with a price tag of a million dollars. Though the system’s full details are not available, reports say that the laptop has a 17-inch widescreen LED lit screen, a Blu-ray drive, 128GB memory, an integrated cleaning device, and a diamond power button that doubles as the laptop security feature. In 2005, the Dutch company Ego Lifestyle BV released the Tulip E-Go Diamond laptop, which previously held the world’s most expensive laptop title. The notebook has over 80 total carats of diamonds and retailed for $355,000.

Most Expensive MP3 Player (Cost: 25,000 pounds)

Presidential MP3

Presidential MP3

You thought media pioneer Apple makes the most expensive media players in the world. You got it wrong. London-based Meng Duo Ltd launched the world?s most expensive media player — Presidential MP3 by Douglas J. Studded with several diamonds, it comes with a VIP membership and will be hand delivered to the buyer anywhere in the world. The player is available in a choice of white or yellow gold exterior casing. The player includes 1GB of memory, a 65k color screen for video playback and support for audio and video file formats. Measuring 2.28 x 1.55 x 0.27 inches, other key features include USB 2.0, a OLED color display and 10 hour battery life.

Most Expensive Camera (Cost: $35,000)

Hasselblad H3DII-50

Hasselblad H3DII-50

Meet one of the world’s most expensive camera, Hasselblad H3DII-50. The multi-shot full-color camera comes with a 50-megapixel CCD sensor that captures four shots in a row, moving the sensor by one pixel between each shot to record full RGB values at each position.
Hasselblad H3DII-50 MS is said to be an ideal device for high-end photographers who use their pictures for big commercial projects.

Most Expensive Blackberry (Cost: Just another $200,000)

Amosu's Blackberry

Amosu's Blackberry

UK-based designer Alexander Amosu, known for making world’s most expensive gadgets, launched what is being termed as the world’s most expensive BlackBerry. The device is made of out 18 carat yellow gold and is studded with 4,459 diamonds with a net weight of 28.43 carats. Designer Alexander Amosu’s device is understood to have taken 350 hours to manufacture. The device can be personalised with the owner’s name and company logo. Just like Vertu phones, the phone comes with a concierge service available at any time. Only three editions of the device will ever be made.

Most Expensive Keyboard (Cost: 4,400 Pounds)

Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional

Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional

How about a keyboard costing $4440. Made by PFU, part of the Fujitsu Corporation, Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional, is a made-to-order keyboard handcoated with Urushi lacquer. According to reviews, the keyboard is coated many times using a special brush made from the hairs of virgins and then powdered with gold dust. Happy Hacking Keyboards lack numeric keypad, and keys outside the typewriter key area are mainly accessible through the Fn key.

Most Expensive Mouse (Cost: 12,500 Pounds)

Pat Diamond Mouse

Pat Diamond Mouse

“Hey c’mon a mouse is costly than a keyboard”, don’t ask me that bcoz it does 🙂 and you may never ever thought of a computer mouse as a fashion accessory ? Made by Swiss manufacturer Pat, this is the world’s most expensive mouse. The device is cast from 18 carat white gold and set with 59 brilliant cut diamonds. The world’s most expensive mouse comes with a 3-button wheel optical mouse design, options for USB or PS/2 connections for either PC or Mac, a 800 dpi Resolution, and a 3 year warranty. What adds to the pricey tag is that it comes in two designs: Diamond Flower and Scattered Diamond layout. Buyers can also personalise the mouse by adding their initials in diamonds, and can choose from yellow, red or white gold with white or black trim.

Most Expensive Amplifier (Cost: 56,000 pounds)

AudioNote Ongaku

AudioNote Ongaku

The AudioNote Ongaku is the priciest amplifier in the world till date.
The Ongaku has five line level inputs. It employs two NOS VT4-C (211) tubes, an original NOS Telefunken 6463, and two NOS 5R4WGB rectifiers. Audio Note builds it own silver-wired driver transformer on a double AN-Perma nickel C-core. AN tantalum resistors, Black Gate electrolytics, and another silver wired transformer (output this time) complete the innards.

Most Expensive Speakers (Cost: $2.2 million)

Transmission Audio's Ultimate

Transmission Audio's Ultimate

Transmission Audio’s Ultimate system holds the title of the world’s most expensive speaker. Ultimate consists of twelve 500W speakers, an Audio Laboratory BP-1 dual-mono power amp and a BC-1 preamp. In addition, Ultimate also features forty 15″ subwoofers and another twenty-four 8″ woofers. On the high-midrange and high frequency levels, ribbon technology is employed for high fidelity and reliability. Each Ultimate speaker comes with its own 31,000 Watt power amplifiers. The manufacturer also claims the Ultimate can generate up to 146dB SPL.

My final verdict, do you have a girl-friend don’t blame me showing this blog to her, just kidding… indeed that’s how some people live in style…and did I miss any, if so please leave a comment I would like to hear other fancy ones 😉

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Comments
  1. Vickster says:

    I am loving the look of that diamond encrusted iphone. Do you think there is any chance that my husband will buy this for me if I put it on my birthday list?! 🙂

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  7. Ravi says:

    Vickster, I had a disclaimer at the end just for you 🙂

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  11. i’m wondering if i have that one ! LOL …

  12. gilole.com says:

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  15. josh massoud says:

    Hi Ravi,

    I’m a reporter with News Corp working on a feature about the world’s most expensive gadgets – which you blogged about in Febuary.

    Could you contact me ASAP on the e-mail adress provided to discuss?

    Cheers,

  16. Ravi says:

    Hi Massoud,

    Sure, I will mail you.. Please leave a PM on my twitter..

    Thanks
    Ravi

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  18. Jonas says:

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