Vertu and Bentley have come together and launched new Signature Touch smartphone. It is a rebrand of Vertu’s 2nd Gen Signature Touch. It comes in Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather and has Hotspur stitching. It also has Knurled side keys, unique pillow rail soundbar with 3D Bentley logo. Pricing of the phone starts from US$ 9000.
New Signeture Touch for Bentley has made to order option as well. It allows user to personalize the mobile with choice of up to eight leather colors and 16 stitching options. The phone has “unique Bentley App” that delivers exclusive content to customers, invite to tailored events, VIP access and special features. The phone also has Lost Phone services that allows users to remotely lock and wipe the phone in-case it is lost or stolen.
The partnership between Vertu and Bentley is a superb example of two global brands working together to make extraordinary products that complement the lifestyle and aspirations of discerning and sophisticated customers. The Vertu for Bentley phones are designed and hand-made in England, personifying style, elegance and the modern perception of bespoke, underpinned by world-class technology and luxury performance.Kevin Rose, Bentley Board Member for Sales and Marketing
Vertu’s New Signature Touch for Bentley Specifications
In terms of physical measurements, the phone had length of 155mm x width 74mm x depth 10.8 mm and weighs 226 grams. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and has Dedicated Concierge as well as Vertu LIFE and Vertu CERTAINTY packages for seamless user experience.
The New Signature Touch specs include 5.2-Inch high contrast Display with Sapphire Crystal Glass protection. It has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution at 428ppi pixel density and supports multi-touch. Inside is a 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Processor with 4GB RAM.
The mobile has 64GB of internal storage space and houses MicroSD card slot that allows 64GB expansion. It has a built-in rechargeable 3160 mAh (3080 mAh min) Li-Ion battery that is said to give up to 21 hours of talk time and 520 hours of standby. Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 and Qi Wireless charging is also supported.
The handset is equipped with 2.1MP front camera with wide aperture. On the back is a powerful 21MP main shoote with twin dual-tone LED Flash and PDAF. Audio output is further enhanced by Stereo High-Fidelity 13mm x 18mm loud speaker and Dolby Digital Plus surround sound decoding support.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS + Compass, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
The Vertu for Bentley products have been a phenomenal success. This is a partnership that has really sparked the imagination of luxury consumers and the models released so far have proved very desirable among our existing global customer base. However, nearly 40 per cent have been purchased by customers new to the Vertu brand. We are confident that the new Signature Touch for Bentley smartphone, with its unique design, powerful technology and exclusive content and services, will do equally as well.Gordon Watson, Vertu VP Sales and Marketing