Vertu Debunks Some Speculations Around Android Release


In an email to¬†GottaBeMobile, Vertu has debunked some of the speculations and rumors surrounding the release of what may be the company’s first Android handset. The company did not deny that it was working on an Android handset, as we had reported based on speculations on the Internet, but it did say that some of […]

Vertu Ti: Nokia’s First Android Smartphone?


The Android-powered Vertu Ti is now said to have probably been one of the last luxury handsets designed while under full Nokia control given its model number. We had reported earlier in the week that Vertu, now majority owned by an investment group, was going to release an Android-powered luxury smartphone with designs inspired by […]

Vertu Working on Android Luxury Smartphone?


It looks like luxury brand Vertu, which was formerly wholely owned by Nokia, may make the jump from Symbian to Android with its next handset release. The company is rumored to be working on a luxury Android handheld that could be launch at the end of February, perhaps at Mobile World Congress, and sport a […]

Nokia Sells Vertu to Private Equity Firm


Nokia has sold off its wholly-owned Vertu luxury subsidiary to a private equity phone. Vertu, which is one of the leading luxury smartphone makers in the world due to the phone being handcrafted with sapphire keys and crystal glass displays, is estimated to net parent Nokia $249 as a result of the sale, according to […]

Nokia Looking to Shed Luxury Vertu Brand to VC Buyer


According to the latest report, Nokia is in advanced stages of discussion with a venture capital firm to sell off its Vertu line of luxury smartphones. The Nokia-owned Vertu smartphones are hand crafted using luxury materials like sapphire crystal for its glass screens, jeweled bearings, ceramics, leather, and precious metals using age-old techniques employed by […]

Vertu Constellation: Nokia’s Latest Luxury Smartphone with Touchscreen and Symbian


Nokia’s wholly owned luxury subsidiary Vertu has recently announced the Vertu Constellation, a premium smartphone with Symbian and a touchscreen. Many of Vertu’s previous phones come with a feature-phone S40 operating system, the Constellation stands out from the pack with its touch-optimized Symbian operating system complete with a Sapphire crystal touchscreen. In fact, Vertu’s phones […]

Nokia Goes Luxe with Nokia Oro Gold Edition C7


Nokia, which already operates the luxury Vertu line that rivals high-end Swiss-made watches in price and craftsmanship, is creating a high-value Nokia C7 spin-off as the Nokia Oro. The Nokia C7, pegged as a flagship consumer Symbian^3 smartphone for its affordable price-tag and more modest fixed-focus camera than the flagship Nokia N8, will be gaining […]