Nokia Oro is roofed with 18ct gold on the surface, tinged with Symbian remorse inside

Nokia has simply unveiled a wierd new beast of a smartphone. Internally, it is your good previous C7 — three.5-inch AMOLED display, 720p video recording, eight megapixel digital camera, a pentaband radio, and Symbian as your zombie OS — however externally it is taken on a lick of gold paint and a rear cowl product of actual leather-based. The worth for a telephone constructed fairly so luxuriously is claimed to be upwards of €800 ($1,126) earlier than taxes and subsidies and launch is predicted in Q3 in choose nations throughout Europe and Asia. Russia particularly known as out as a profitable marketplace for such “premium” telephones, with Nokia’s Gabriel Speratti, Basic Supervisor for its operations within the nation, explaining that:

“We’ve numerous customers who’re on the lookout for merchandise with a construct high quality and superior supplies that attest to their success and social standing. In some areas, possession of such premium merchandise is the passport to being taken significantly.”

We’ve to agree, proudly owning a telephone like this can definitely affect your social life, we’re simply not so positive it’s going to be a constructive one.