Smartphones are now a commodity rather than a luxury but that doesn’t mean the two cannot converge. Most of us in this world need to check our budget before running after a smartphone but that doesn’t mean that we don’t desire to own expensive smartphones.

Whether it is clothing, makeup or a smartphone, there will always be an expensive version that you dream you could own.

Today we’ll be counting down a few expensive smartphones in the world right now that you wish you could buy but have to settle for staring at them with heavy sighs. (Note: we have included the smartphones that are still available in the market irrespective of their specs)

Goldvish Eclipse

Goldvish Eclipse

Have you heard of Goldvish before? Well just in case that you haven’t, Goldvish is a Swiss manufacturer that specializes in luxury and premium mobile phones. We can all agree on the fact that Swiss craftsmanship is no joke and the fact that the mobile phones are handmade is the proof of the subtle art.

Goldvish Eclipse is one of the rare smartphones engulfed in exotic leather but only if the user wants to show off their device and does not care about the usability.

  • Display: 5.5inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series
  • RAM: 3GB DDR3
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP with 6 lenses
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Battery: 3100mAh
  • OS: Android Marshmallow

The price of the smartphone starts from €5220 and can go as high as €92,900 which makes this one of the most expensive smartphones around the world.

Gresso Regal Gold

Gresso Regal Gold

Gresso Regal Gold is not just one of the expensive smartphones in the world but is basically a gold bar that can allow you to take phone calls.

The smartphone was launched in 2015 and because of being a limited edition smartphone, only 999 models were created but the company has not yet confirmed whether all of their models have been sold yet or not.

The smartphone is made from 18K Yellow Gold and the case is actually produced from a grade 5 solid titanium plate, the material which is widely used in the aerospace industry.

  • Display: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080 pixels
  • Processor: Unnamed
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Battery: Not specified
  • OS: Android (Version Unclear)

It is yet another handcrafted smartphone that is available for $6000 and as a bonus, the user will get free shipping worldwide but even they won’t be able to stop you from paying taxes.

Sirin Solarin


A decade after the release of iPhone, we have seen that people have switched from luxury to usability while looking for a smartphone but that doesn’t mean that the luxury phone manufacturing companies should play by the same rules.

Meet Solarin, a smartphone by Sirin Labs, a company that takes pride in providing privacy to the user but looking at the device’s specs it’s most likely at the expense of the phone’s functionality.

  • Display: 5.5 inches
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 24MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4000
  • OS: Android 5.1

Solarin is priced at $13,800 and comes with black carbon leather with space grade titanium elements inlaid with black diamond. If we recall correctly, Snapdragon 810’s overheating saga dominated the 2015 tech world which makes us worried about the choice of processor.

Right now, the company is working on its new device, Finney which will cost $999 and will be the world’s first blockchain smartphone.

Lamborghini Alpha-One

Lamborghini Alpha-One

Last year, Lamborghini Mobile introduced Alpha One Android Smartphone which is one of the high-end smartphones in the world right now.

  • Display: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560×1440 pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 20MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3250mAh
  • OS: Android Nougat

Apart from the Snapdragon 820 chipset, the smartphone is pretty high-end and is made out of liquid metal and Italian handmade black leather. The smartphone is priced at $2450 and interestingly packs a Quick Charge 3.0, Dolby Atmos audio and an expandable storage of up to 128GB.

iPhone X

iPhone X

Apple’s tenth-anniversary smartphone is not for the weak of wallet as to celebrate the 10th birthday of its beloved smartphone, the company left no stone unturned to produce another masterpiece in the handset industry, iPhone X.

  • Display: 5.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Processor: A11 Bionic
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Memory: 64GB or 256GB
  • Front camera: 7MP
  • Back Camera: Dual 12MP
  • OS: iOS 11

With the introduction of iPhone X, the Apple users have to relearn how to use their iPhones. Apart from providing augmented reality features, the company also excelled in perfecting the FacialID and replaced it with the traditional TouchID.

The price of iPhone X starts from $999

You can click here to read the 6 best features of iPhone X.

Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design

Huawei mate 10 Porsche design


Huawei, the third largest smartphone company in the world introduced its Mate 10 series last year and Mate 10 Porsche Design is among the new additions. One doesn’t have to look too hard to fall in love with this device as apart from stunning good looks, the company has also delivered on the usability of the device.

  • Display: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Processor: Kirin 970 Chipset
  • Storage: 256GB
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Rear Cameras: Dual Leica Cameras-12-megapixel RGB + 20-megapixel monochrome sensors
  • Front Camera: 8MP front camera
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • OS: Android Oreo with EMUI 8.0

The smartphone was launched with a price tag of €1395 and since then has also made its way to the Pakistani market for where its available for Rs. 144,999.

Hydrogen One

Hydrogen One

All the expensive smartphones are not supposed to be boring ones as a US-based company RED which is known for its cinema cameras revealed last year that it is developing a smartphone named Hydrogen One.

What distinguished this smartphone from the rest of the devices is that Hydrogen One will come with the holographic technology. It will have a regular 2D mode and a 4-View (4V) holographic mode which according to the founder Jim Jannard, displays a “better than 3D image” without glasses.

This smartphone has not yet been launched in the market but is available for pre-order where the one featuring aluminum is priced at $1195 while the one supporting titanium costs $1595. Interestingly, we only know that the device will have a 5.7 inches screen while the rest of the info is yet to be revealed.