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Photos: Cell phones for the rich and famous

Nokia's Vertu cell phones are not for the budget-minded, with prices from $4,900 to $88,300 for a diamond-encrusted model.
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Signature Model 2006

The Vertu Signature Model 2006 provides coverage in more than 175 countries. It comes in six models with standard cell phone features including Bluetooth connectivity and multi-language predictive text input. The polished gold model (left) retails at one U.S. jewelry chain for $18,750. A Signature Standard platinum model retails for $31,850.

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Diamond

The Vertu Diamond comes in four 18-carat white or yellow gold models, and one made of platinum. They are embedded with Pave diamonds and are only made to order. The cost of this phone is around $88,300 according to several Web sites.

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Vertu Ascent

The Vertu Ascent cell phone is the budget model made with a leather backing and a scratch-resistant alloy body. It carries a price tag of around $4,900.

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