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The insanely expensive Vertu phone is coming out in an even more insanely expensive Limited Edition Ascent White model in time for, yes, that's right, the holidays. For just $5200, you too can have this fabulously luxurious cellphone that not only looks good, but comes with a 24/7 concierge service that will get you just about anything you request at any time. The hardware itself is special because it's made of custom-developed Liquidmetal alloy that claims to be stronger than titanium. Add that to it's jeweled ruby bearings supporting every key, sapphire crystal screen and completely stain-resistant holster and you should be impressed. Inside, it's got Bluetooth, PC sync, modem support, email and MMS and is a tri-band GSM phone. Unfortunately, this ain't no lightweight model. At 173 grams it may just weigh down your pocket a little too much for every day use. Also, there's no camera, which may or may not be a good thing according to your job (attorneys and government workers can rejoice).

Vertu Ascent White Special Edition [Cnet]