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Now, an iPhone 5 that costs Rs 83.5 CRORE!

Last updated on: April 14, 2013 17:41 IST

Now, an iPhone 5 that costs Rs 83.5 CRORE!

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The diamond-studded gadget that's possibly making Steve Jobs turn in his grave

Maker of luxury products British designer Stuart Hughes has now designed the world's most expensive iPhone 5, called the Black Diamond.

And it costs 10 million British Pounds or Rs 83.5 crore.

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Image: iPhone 5 Black Diamond
Photographs: Stuart Hughes

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According to stuarthughes.com, this handset took nine weeks of detailed intricate work to re-create the original chasis of the iphone 5 in solid gold.

Hand-crafted from start to finish, this phone's home button is made of flawless black single deep cut diamond weighing in at 26 cts that gives it its name.

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Also the chasis was inlaid with 600 white flawless diamonds with full gold dressing for the rear section with the logo in solid gold with 53 flawless diamonds.

This masterpiece boasts of 135 grams of 24ct gold in all and its screen is made from sapphire glass.

The handset was commissioned by a unknown Chinese businessman.

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