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AE+Y, 18 Carat Gold Cell phone Launched in Hong Kong for HK $462000

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AEsir Danish Company launched an 18 Carat Yellow Gold Cell phone inHong Kongfor $462000 (around Euro 42,000 and US$60,700). This handset is designed by Yves Behar. It is a simple phone that comes without internet, camera, GPS and email. The basic purpose of launching this phone is to provide a cell phone which offers high quality sound. Great experience of communication is rendered to the users. This 18 carat simple Gold Phone took three years to develop.AE+Y

Yves Behar designer of Gold Phone say “”I wanted to show an alternative to the sea of smartphones and their deluge of features. In an age when the industry seems to think that phones aren’t for speaking anymore, I wanted to focus on the idea of voice, clarity and simplicity.”

The basic idea behind the manufacturing of 18 carat Simple Gold Cell phone is to offer refined communication service to the users. ‘If you put a lot of fancy technologies into a product it tends to become outdated very fast. So the essential things people do with a phone, the communication that will always be important is voice, great sound, great transmission and great tactility, a great feel. So in order to do that you really have to think about the shapes, essential shapes, shapes that will last, that will be classic.’

This simple yellow Gold Phone is designed in such a way that it will not become obsolete after 10-15 years. In this era where high-end smartphone are becoming old after a year or so this well-designed handset will surely be remained alive for a decade.

An 18 carat Gold Phone AE+Y is developed by a team of experts and engineers. Well know London based Tom Hingston Studio developed custom typefaces for its bevy of Latin, Cyrillic and Chinese fonts.Original sounds for the ringtones of this handset is composed by the Master of upright bass , Chris Minh Doky. He developed the ringtones on the basis of phone’s connotation, equal parts orchestral, organic and British secret agent. The keypad characters of this handset are laser micro-engraved, lacquered and feature advanced LED backlighting.

According to AEsir, only 25 units of Gold Cell phone AE+Y will be made in this year. You are also able to get a stainless steel version of AE+Y handset for a one sixth of Gold Cell phone price. The basic specs of this gold cell phone include support to quad-bad, calling functions, texting and Bluetooth. You are able to synchronize the device with PIM and some other global apps. The battery of Gold phone AE+Y provides for up to 5 hours of talk or about 10 days of standby time. On board you will see a 2 inch TFT display.


So do you have USD $60700 in your pocket for spending on this 18 carat yellow gold phone?

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