Bellperre releases luxury ‘Touch’ smartphone for $3,000

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It seems that luxury smartphones are becoming increasingly popular. There are already several high-end expensive models on the market that cost many thousands of dollars, but Bellperre has joined the fray wit its Touch luxury smartphone costing upwards of $3000.

 

Bellperre Touch – a choice of buffalo or alligator…

The Bellperre Touch is pitched against rivals such as Vertu, with a price tag to match of $3,000 to $3,430 depending on the materials you choose.

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The Touch is made from 236L stainless steel and either American buffalo or alligator leather, in what the company has called “Touch Through Leather Technology”. This basically means a strip of leather on the lower portion of the phone which contains touch controls such as the Home and Back buttons. The Touch also has a 4.9″ Super AMOLED display with sapphire crystal glass to reduce scratches.

The lowdown

Bellperre Touch

The phone looks pretty but it’s also extremely durable and tough – as well as being flame resistant. As for the technical specifications, it’s rather on the average side – it comes with a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM and 48 GB of internal storage.

It also provides NFC, Bluetooth, and support for LTE (4G), plus an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.9 megapixel front camera. The display resolution is 1,280 x 720 pixels – not the highest on the market but not bad all the same.

When you consider that the Vertu is more than $20,000, the Bellverre Touch is a bargain in terms of luxury smartphones. Though it would be great to have a better display, camera and processor if you’re going to pay $3,000. As far as the luxury smartphone market goes, it’s more about looks and status, rather than specs however.

The Bellperre Touch delivers on those requirements – the phone is also assembled by hand and so no two phones are alike. So for $3,000 you can be the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind device that’s sure to turn heads.

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