Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

Summary: UK designer Stuart Hugues is known for taking somewhat pricey gadgets and making them all out exorbitant with fancy jewels. This time the iPhone 4 got another look, making it "the world's most expensive phone."

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UK designer Stuart Hughes is known for taking somewhat pricey gadgets and making them all out exorbitant with fancy jewels. This time the iPhone 4 got another look, making it "the world's most expensive phone."

Gallery: Stuart Hughes offers $8 million iPhone

This isn't the first time that Hughes has taken the iPhone 4 and made it twinkle with diamonds. But that one was only nearly £15,000 (~$24,000).

Say hello to the Diamond Rose limited edition, priced at staggering £5,000,000 ($7.99 million). What does this new extra-sparkly and extra-costly 32GB smartphone include? Approximately 500 individual flawless, 100 carat diamonds around the sides, plus a rose gold Apple logo with 53 more diamonds. The center navigation button is made up of a single cut 7.4ct pink diamond, which seems more fitting for an engagement ring rather than a smartphone.

Only two have been made, so start bidding now if you have that much change lying around. For a hands-on look at the luxury collection, check out the video below. At least that's free.

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  • Cue the people who will now complain about

    Wasting money because they think the money paid for this phone will magically transport to an alternate universe never to be seen again.
    frgough
  • Carats

    If "One carat is equal to 0.2 grams" and this phone features "500 individual flawless, 100 carat diamonds around the sides" ... yet the larger diamond on the front is 7.4 carats ... hmm. I think someone misplaced a decimal point, yes?
    Trep Ford
  • Windows 7 Phone Won't Have A Diamond Version

    Even with all the diamonds, it'll still be a sparkly turd.
    cyberslammer
    • RE: Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

      @cyberslammer: I always appreciate your insightful comments! Or should I say "inciteful"?
      levinson
      • RE: Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

        @levinson .....still it's a sparkly turd
        czorrilla
    • RE: Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

      @cyberslammer
      His sparkly turd is a lot prettier than your turd. I would like to have one without having to pay for it.
      Serton
    • RE: Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

      @cyberslammer

      Wow...you manage to bash MS in everything...did MS traumatize you in any way??
      DontBeEvil
  • RE: Stuart Hughes shines up iPhone 4 again with Diamond Rose edition

    "Only two have been made, so start bidding now....".

    Damn, and I was going to buy one each for the triplets....
    aldux