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Vertu Constellation puts mid-range Android in luxury garbs

Vertu Constellation puts mid-range Android in luxury garbs

02 October, 2013 | comments (34)

Vertu has turned to Android whereas its former parent company Nokia went Windows Phone exclusive. The luxury phone maker has created its second Android-powered phone, the Constellation. Each Vertu Constellation is handmade by a single...

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Limited Edition Vertu Ti Colors goes on sale in red and blue

Limited Edition Vertu Ti Colors goes on sale in red and blue

23 June, 2013 | comments (64)

Vertu has announced a new special edition of the already special Vertu Ti handset. Called the Vertu Ti Color (surely they could have afforded to come up with a more creative name), the limited edition handset will be available in two colors, Sunset...


Vertu Ti is the company's first Android smartphone

Vertu Ti is the company's first Android smartphone

12 February, 2013 | comments (81)

The Vertu Ti is the first truly new phone model Vertu has to present after they parted ways with Nokia. It's also their first Android smartphone. And Vertu has done a nice job in making sure the specs are as up-to-date as possible. There's a...

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Upcoming Vertu Constellation Ti running Android gets leaked

Upcoming Vertu Constellation Ti running Android gets leaked

31 January, 2013 | comments (43)

Looks like luxury brand Vertu is shifting to a new operating system for its phones, with the new OS in question being Android. After separating from Nokia, Vertu is now also distancing itself from the now outdated Symbian and towards greener...


Vertu announces the Constellation Blue and Constellation Quest Blue

Vertu announces the Constellation Blue and Constellation Quest Blue

05 October, 2012 | comments (40)

Vertu, in collaboration with Italia Independent, has announced two new phones, the Constellation Blue with a touchscreen and the Constellation Quest Blue with a QWERTY keypad. As is usual for Vertu phones, both the devices are hand made and...


Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

20 September, 2012 | comments (35)

The new Constellation Neon series is pretty much what we're used to seeing from Vertu phones lately. Based on the Nokia Belle OS, the smartphone uses the well-known Nokia C7 as its base, much like all previous Constellation phones. Another...

Tags: Vertu, Touch UI


Nokia selling Vertu to EQT VI, it's sad seeing it go

Nokia selling Vertu to EQT VI, it's sad seeing it go

14 June, 2012 | comments (30)

Today Nokia announced that EQT VI (an investment fund that's part of a private equity group in Northern Europe) is ready to acquire Vertu for unannounced amount. Founded by Nokia in 1998 and headquartered in the UK, Vertu currently employs around...

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Vertu and Smile Train announce the Constellation Smile

Vertu and Smile Train announce the Constellation Smile

13 June, 2012 | comments (24)

Until now, every Vertu phone was about you. You, owning one of the most expensive and luxurious phone in the market. But this is where the Vertu Constellation Smile differs. Because it's not just about you any more but also about a child whose life...


Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

22 May, 2012 | comments (53)

As things go with Vertu, when they announce a new collection of phones, it usually means they are only releasing a new trim or, as is the case this time around, new colors. Today Vertu is introducing some fresh new colors to liven up the...

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Nokia close to selling Vertu for 200 million euro

Nokia close to selling Vertu for 200 million euro

30 April, 2012 | comments (40)

At the end of last year, Nokia was reportedly looking into selling Vertu to raise funds and help focus the company, which is still in transition. Now, the Financial Times says that the deal is nearing completion. The purported buyer is Permira, a...

Tags: Nokia, Vertu, Rumors


Vertu releases a teaser for Constellation Quest Ferrari

Vertu releases a teaser for Constellation Quest Ferrari

20 January, 2012 | comments (30)

Vertu is about to announce yet another Ferrari product in the nearest future. The Nokia subsidiary, which is rumored to be for sale, has released a teaser for Vertu Constellation Quest Ferrari - a version of its well know Constellation Quest...

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Nokia to sell Vertu to fund the smartphone business

Nokia to sell Vertu to fund the smartphone business

08 December, 2011 | comments (102)

Nokia is reportedly considering selling its Vertu branch for luxurious smartphones. According to the Financial Times sources, the Finns are hoping to use the money from selling Vertu to fund their smartphone business, which hasn't been doing so well...

Tags: Nokia, Vertu, Rumors


Vertu launch first touch device - the new Constellation

Vertu launch first touch device - the new Constellation

19 October, 2011 | comments (25)

Vertu have just launched the Constellation and Constellation Precious - two very high-class, luxurious top of the line executive devices, which just happen to be Vertu's first go at touchscreen. There's no word on pricing or actual availability just...


Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

04 October, 2011 | comments (49)

Vertu has been around for many years now, thirteen, to be precise, but in all these years they have never released a touchscreen phone into the market. Perhaps they thought of it as a fad that will pass or perhaps they did not like the idea that...

Tags: Vertu, Nokia, Touch UI


Vertu announces the new Signature Precious

Vertu announces the new Signature Precious

17 June, 2011 | comments (46)

Adding to their range of Signature series handsets, which so far comprised of the Signature Stainless Steel and Signature Pure Black, Vertu has now announced the new Signature Precious. The major difference between this model and the two...

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Vertu releases Ascent Ferrari GT made from forged titanium

Vertu releases Ascent Ferrari GT made from forged titanium

13 January, 2011 | comments (41)

The British cell phone manufacturer Vertu has introduced another member to its portfolio of ultra expensive limited edition devices. The company has once again partnered with Ferrari to release the Ascent Ferrari GT handset. Inspired by the...

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Unannounced Vertu Ascent X revs up to 5 megapixels, 32GB storage

Unannounced Vertu Ascent X revs up to 5 megapixels, 32GB storage

12 April, 2010 | comments (43)

The Ascent lineup of Vertu luxury phones is about to be updated. Unusually rich in features, the Ascent X packs GPS, 32GB storage and a 5 megapixel camera. We even have a couple of photos of the thing sourced from the Bluetooth website. The Vertu...

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Vertu Constellation Ayxta is the first  clamshell in the family

Vertu Constellation Ayxta is the first clamshell in the family

24 September, 2009 | comments (28)

One can choose between various materials, sizes and manufacturers when shopping for luxury handsets but the bar form factor has always been non-negotiable. Not quite surprisingly itís Vertu who finally decided to do something about it and come up...

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