Vertu Signature Touch with Gull wing doors and a sapphire screen

Vertu builds a true smartphone premium brand with its Signature Touch

Vertu, the English manufacturer of luxury smartphones is back in the play with its Signature Touch which is a superior handcrafted device bearing a price tag starting from GBP 6,500 up to GBP 13,700 which comes to approximately Rs.6.5 lakhs to 13.8 lakhs. The price varies according to your choice of the leather. The device will be up for pre-orders in company's selected outlets starting from September 28.

The company claims that this offering from Vertu is so far the complete smartphone that they have ever produced. Lets see whether Vertu has done its part in updating the flagship luxury smartphone with the best of specs available in the market. Based on Android 5.1 Lollipop the handset features a 5.2 inch full-HD display with a screen resolution of 1080x1920 pixels. The display screen has been adorned with phosphor LED powered LCD and is protected by 5th GEN Sapphire Crystal screen. The pixel density of the display comes up to 428ppi. The Signature Touch measures 155x74x10.8mm and weighs between 225 grams to 236 grams.

Vertu Signature Touch

The new Signature Touch smartphone comes in eight different leather body variants - Jet Calf, Garnet Calf, Grape Lizard, Pure Jet Lizard, Jet Alligator, Pure Navy Alligator, Clous de Paris Alligator, and Pure Jet Red Gold, each of which can be personalized with engraving. One of the highlights of the Vertu Signature Touch is the metal Gull-Wing doors placed on each side of the rear camera. While one side features a microSD card slot, other side includes a SIM card slot.

Vertu Signature Touch Variants

For the spec-hungry folks the handset will not be much of a disappointment as the Signature Touch is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 430 GPU. The 64 GB of internal memory comes along with a 64 GB on the included micro SD card which can be expanded up to 2TB.

On the camera front, the primary camera houses a 21 MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, a dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus and 4K video recording. The front snapper on the other hand features a 2.1 MP camera.

A generous 3,160mAh Li-ion battery powers the device which is backed by Qualcomm QuickCharge 2.0 functionality. The Signature Touch supports both Indian 4G LTE bands (2300Mhz and 1800Mhz) alongside NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPS, and Micro-USB connectivity. The cool ceramic ear pillow, ruby key, front-facing stereo speakers, Qi wireless charging, NFC and aptX Bluetooth audio which were featured on the previous models has been retained for this one as well.

Signature Touch Gull Doors

Key Features:

Display - 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 428ppi, phosphor LED powered LCD, protected by 5th gen sapphire crystal
Processor - Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU
Storage - 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB via microSD card
OS - Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Camera - 21MP rear camera with f/2.2 sensor with PDAF, dual-tone LED flash, 4K video recording and 2.1MP front-facing camera
Audio - High-fidelity 13mm x 18mm loudspeakers with Dolby Digital Plus
Dimensions - 155 x 74 x 10.8mm
Weight - 225g – 236g
Connectivity - 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL, NFC
Battery - 3160mAh Battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
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Last updated on 25-09-2015. Published on 25-09-2015.
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