Suddenly: a luxury smartphone Vertu Constellation X was released in China

By: Bohdan Chub | 02.04.2018, 12:32
Suddenly: a luxury smartphone Vertu Constellation X was released in China

Despite the announcement of the bankruptcy of Vertu and the closure of the British manufactory, the Chinese representation of the company did not drop their hands and announced a new model of Vertu Constellation X.

Better late than never?


The global release of the smartphone was planned as early as last year, and it can be seen from the characteristics. Vertu Constellation X received a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with the usual proportions of 18: 9 and a resolution of 2560x1440. For performance, the Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, built-in 128 GB with expandability is available.

The main camera is a 12-megapixel camera with ultra-pixels 1.55 micron (like HTC U Ultra) supports 4K video recording. Front module for 4 megapixels. There are stereo speakers with technology Dolby Digital Plus, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port for charging a 3220 mAh battery. NFC-payments and wireless charging of the Qi standard are also supported. Under the display is a fingerprint scanner. Due to problems in the main office Vertu, the device was delayed, hence the old version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow (with the Vertu UI shell).

Even the wallpaper is "leather"!

Vertu Constellation X is enclosed in an anodized aluminum housing, for a quick access to the company's services there is a branded ruby ​​button Vertu Life. The back is made of calfskin, five variants are available: agate black, gray-blue, nut, pink and blue lapis lazuli. Promise manual assembly by British masters.

Question price


In China, sales of Vertu Constellation X will begin on April 12. The smartphone was valued at 39,800 yuan, which is about $ 6,300. Three copies with exclusive engraving will be put up for auction on April 7. The output of the model is timed to the 20th anniversary of the brand.

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