Five Gadgets That Will Give You Guilty Pleasures
Gadget lovers go above and beyond for the things they love, but most of all, we have people who will go the extra mile for not what these machines can do but the price tag attached to them. From diamond studded Apple products to luxurious laptops. At the end of the day, the zeros will always be the distinguishing factor of classes.
Stuart Hughes iPhone 5 Black Diamond
This studded phone that boasts of 135 grams of 24-carat gold and a sapphire glass set on the screen. It was commissioned for Stuart by a Chinese man who had the black diamond for a while. The cost of this precious beauty is £10 million which is over N4 billion when converted. It took nine weeks of intricate work to rebrand the original framework of the iPhone 5 in pure gold and including a flawless black single deep cut diamond weighing in at 26-carats. To replace the home button, the casing was inlaid with 600 white flawless diamonds with full gold dressing for the rear section with the logo in solid gold with 53 flawless diamonds. All done from start to finish by hand!
Stuart Hughes iPad 2 Gold History Edition
This historical gadget boasts of 12.5-carats of I’F’ flawless diamonds, a total of 53 individually set sparkling gems dwell beautifully in solid 24-carats Apple logo with rear section formed again in 24ct gold weighing 2,000 grams. The historical factor is in the craftsmanship of the main front frame which is made of the oldest rock in the world Ammolite. The 75 million-year-old stone was gotten from Canada and coupled sections of a 65 million-year-old T-REX Dinosaurs thigh bone was splintered and then shaved into the Ammolite and the masterpiece was finished off with a single cut 8.5ct flawless diamond inlaid in its own platinum surround with 12 outer flawless diamonds. With only two of its kind in the world, it costs £5 million euros, approximately over N2 billion.
Hart Audio D&W Aural Pleasure
David Hart is far from your regular loudspeaker manufacturer, always reaching for the most unconventional, his products do not come cheap as well. This is the most limited of limited edition gadgets! There is only one pair available in the world. The speakers which are made of 18-carat gold was made in 2012 by Hart Audio as part of its Aural Pleasure range and costs $4.7 million which is over N1.4 billion when converted. Also made were five sets of silver speakers were also made and 99 pairs of solid phosphor bronze speakers.
Prestige HD Supreme Rose
Hughes’ also is the mind responsible for two of the most expensive TV sets in the world. The PrestigeHD Supreme Rose edition and the PrestigeHD Supreme are 55-inch TV sets manufactured by PrestigeHD using Metz technology. The Supreme Rose edition is true to its name as the base outer frame is crafted in 28 kilograms of 18-carat gold. The frame contains 72 round cut 1-carat diamonds, and left over space is set with Sunstone and Amethyst. That’s not all, it also features hand-stitched alligator skin which makes up for the inner bezel. It costs $2.25 million which is N903,750,000 when converted.
The Luvalgio Laptop
If you can’t afford it then you probably shouldn’t be looking at it. According to Business Insider, you’d need a password to view the details of this premium laptop which cost $1 million, approximately N361,500,000. Luxury manufacturer Luvalgio is responsible for this high-end laptop which according to CNET comes with an integrated screen cleaner, solid-state storage, and a Blu-ray player, among other features. The details surrounding this laptop is scarce and we are just left contemplating what a $1 million laptop looks, feels and acts like.