Caviar is a Russian based company that casts smartphones in gold making them luxury products. It is an investment asset though, instead of investing in just gold ingots which do not have 5G connectivity or a 5nm chipset.
The golds are used to make luxury phones instead which covers just the looks. Samsung and Apple iPhone are the two smartphones enjoying this latest innovation. If you are a lover of luxury lifestyles, you will definitely love these Gold Phones.
Caviar collaborates with Samsung and Apple to make phones coated with gold. Earlier caviar introduced new iPhone 11 which comes with half a kilo of 18 carat (750gold) gold on the back at $70. It’s the most expensive iPhone 11pro.
It’s price is higher depending on the storage space, 512GB will go for $71. This particular release comes with a camera, 18 carat of gold used didn’t cover the camera part. It’s operating system is IOS 13 with the bionic chipset. The back panel is made from 18carat of gold(750 of pure gold).
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is made with 1kg (750gold) of pure gold covering, it’s price is at $600/£50,000 quite different from iPhone 11.
However, iPhone 12 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra are the latest releases. And they are also encased in gold weighing 1000grams of 24 carats gold about 2.2 pounds of purest gold; this is 999.9 gold. The caviar Samsung for example is an ingot of pure and solid 999.9 (24 carat) which performs standard smartphone functions and weighing about 1000grams.
These phones are made in a shape of gold base. On the cover is written the gold purity, manufacturer, manufacturer’s logo and the limited edition. Caviar does not tamper with the software of the device so the device works as a normal phone. Because the gold is mainly serving as only a covering, but some of these phones do not have cameras because of the gold covering so they sacrifice the camera for luxurious gold covering.
These phones are limited editions, about 7 pieces are made, both iPhone 12 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra weigh 1000 grams. You will find the caviar logo on the back, you will also see “Fine Gold 999.9” boldly written at the back to indicate it’s a gold phone
They are usually packed in a white luxurious case safe and protected by a combination lock, delivered by a private courier to anyone who buys it anywhere in the world. The cost of delivery all depends on the country it’s been delivered to, total weight, order sum and some other things that has to be considered.
It will be delivered within 1 to 5 business days unless otherwise. A personal certificate is issued to the owner after purchase with a one year warranty. Even after one year one can still call back for any issue.
These phones are highly expensive, the price of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is $159,000. It is the most expensive phones for affluent people all over the world, and it’s a limited edition of just 7 pieces. The phone is so luxurious like a piece of jewelry even worth more than a piece of jewelry because it’s highly expensive. A commoner can not afford this device.
Due to how delicate Gold is and the fact that the phone is quite expensive, it’s not suitable for everyday use. It’s mainly an investment asset. To protect it and not damage it, it’s advisable not to use everyday.
These are the few things known about Gold Phones produced by Caviar in collaboration with Samsung and iPhone to deliver luxury to the rich and affluent.
This article was first published on July 3, 2022 4:01 p.m. WAT
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