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Vertu Constellation officially launched.

| October 19, 2011 | 16 Replies

Early this month, we heard about the Vertu Constellation, the first full touch Symbian phone from Nokia’s super premium luxury subsidiary, Vertu.

Today it has apparently been officially launched. You can check out the details on the product page.

http://vertu.com/en/collections/constellation.aspx

There seems to be a “standard” Vertu Constellation (top row) and a special “Constellation Precious” (bottom row)  with some precious materials. I’m not sure if the alligator skins are the same phone.

Nokia Oro step aside, the Vertu Constellation will scream out, “I’m made of money and I’m better than you”. However, despite being Vertu, the prices are relatively conservative. Apparently beginning at 4,400 to 10,900 Euro. For a Vertu phone, that’s quite accessible – though still out of reach for most people.

 

The product page lists off

Sapphire Crystal Screen
3.5” high contrast display protected by Sapphire Crystal. To create an exceptional screen, it is important to work with the purest and clearest form of sapphire which is specially grown for Vertu handsets. Each screen is processed and polished to produce a crystal clear quality and only the most highly trained engineers and polishers perform this process.

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Location Aware
When travelling abroad, the clock on the home screen will automatically adjust to your current location and where relevant your City Brief will be updated.

Ceramic Pillow
A Vertu design hallmark crafted from polished ceramic reflects the shape of the ear for easy listening.

Vertu Concierge service

Vertu City Brief

AAS shows these as the specs:

  • 3.5″ nHD AMOLED screen, made from ‘Sapphire crystal’
  • 8 megapixel camera with EDOF and twin LED ‘Heptagon’ flash
  • ringtones specially composed for the handset and performed by the LSO
  • City Brief software triggers off GPS to present relevant information for your current location
  • High-fidelity 11mm x 15mm loudspeaker
  • 118.2 x 54.5 x 12.2mm
  • Weight 164g to 199g, depending on materials chosen(!)
  • Up to 7 hours talk time (GSM)
  • Up to 4.5 hours talk time (WCDMA)
  • Up to 400/400 (GSM/WCDMA) hours standby time
  • Quadband WCDMA and GSM coverage worldwide (WCDMA I/I I/IV/V/VIII, EGSM 900, GSM 850/1800/1900 networks)
  • Bluetooth / microUSB / WLAN
  • PC and Mac synchronisation
  • Accelerometer / MMS/SMS / Multi Language Dictionary
  • FM Radio
  • Accurate, dual-time clock with calendar based availability
  • User memory: Fixed 32GB
  • Twitter and Facebook applications
  • Full HTML Web browser
  • Nokia Maps Satellite Navigation with pre-installed maps
  • Quickoffice for viewing and editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files
  • PDF viewer / Photo viewer with web share
  • Audio/Video player
  • Emergency Torchlight

Source: vertu.com via AAS

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